Spongebob Squarepants National Tour. Photo by Jeremy Daniel, 2019.

Broadway Extra Exclusive: The SpongeBob Musical

July 23, 2019 / Blog
By Charlie Grass

The SpongeBob Musical brings the underwater city of Bikini Bottom to the heart of Charlotte June 16-21, 2020.



  • 12 nominations at the 2018 Tony Awards
  • Winner: 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical
  • Winner: 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Score
  • Winner: 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical

The Story

Inspired by Nickelodeon's hit television show, The SpongeBob Musical brings SpongeBob, Patrick, Sandy and the rest of the Bikini Bottom gang to the stage with an unbelievable score and even bigger adventure. When a volcano is about to erupt and destroy their town, the "simple sponge" and his best friends must save their home in this lighthearted and hilarious story about friendship, perseverance and discovering the things that make each of us special.


Creative Team

  • Book: Kyle Jarrow
  • Direction: Tina Landau (Bells are Ringing; Superior Donuts)
  • Music: Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants original voice actor), Andy Paley (SpongeBob SquarePants), David Bowie, T.I., They Might Be Giants, Plain White T's, Panic! At The Disco, John Legend, Cyndi Lauper, Lady Antebellum, The Flaming Lips, Alex Ebert, Jonathan Caulton, Sara Bareilles, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Yolanda Smith

A Beautiful Bikini Bottom Day

The SpongeBob Musical is currently on-sale to 2019-20 PNC Broadway Lights season ticket holders. Season ticket holders can use their swap option to move into this vibrant, fun-filled adventure, one of our other Broadway Extras, or a coming attraction. Learn more here.