The long-in-the-works SpongeBob SquarePants musical — which, somehow, had a well-reviewed out-of-town tryout last summer in Chicago — is officially coming to Broadway in November, producers announced Monday.
And yes, it’s easy to roll your eyes at the idea that someone is making a SpongeBob SquarePants musical: Aren’t there any original ideas anymore? Aren’t we all done with that lovable cartoon? (Obviously not.)
But stick with us here before you scoff.
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The show, which details a new adventure in Bikini Bottom for SpongeBob and Co., features original songs from (deep breath) Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, The Flaming Lips Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco and even David Bowie. Yes, David Bowie. Read more…
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