When you’ve already spun off movies, video games, comic books, and theme park rides, where else is there to go? Broadway, of course. Entertainment Weekly has released first look photos of the new SpongeBob SquarePants musical.
Starring newcomer Ethan Slater, the musical follows our heroes as they try to save Bikini Bottom from a volcanic eruption. The cast boasts many of the most popular characters from the long-running hit television show, including Patrick, Sandy, Mr Krabs, and everyone’s favorite misichthys, Squidward. The music includes songs by a constellation of musical stars like Aerosmith, Cindi Lauper, Sara Bareilles, T.I., and even the late David Bowie.
Performances began on June 7 at Chicago’s Oriental Theater. The show will run until the 10th of July, and is expected to make the move to Broadway proper next season. Check out the amazing press photos below!
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