Kid’s cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants is coming to Broadway this fall.

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS COMES TO BROADWAY

After a critically acclaimed run in Chicago in summer 2016, the musical will be arriving on Broadway at the Palace Theatre, with previews beginning Nov. 6, and opening night Dec. 4. “We could not be more thrilled to bring Nickelodeon’s iconic SpongeBob SquarePants to the theater in an original musical conceived specifically for Broadway,” said Nickelodeon Group president Cyma Zarghami. “We are also incredibly honored to be in such a gorgeous house as The Palace, where audiences will be immersed in the fun and surprising world of Bikini Bottom.”

The cast will include Ethan Slater as SpongeBob, Gavin Lee as Squidward Tentacles, Lilli Cooper as Sandy Cheeks, and Danny Skinner as Patrick Star. Tina Landau will direct, and the show will bring in designers from Fun Home and Spring Awakening. The original score will be created by legends such as Steven Tyler and Joe PerrySara Bareilles, The Flaming Lips, John LegendCyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, and T.I., and will feature a song by David Bowie.

“We are very happy to welcome Nickelodeon and SpongeBob SquarePants to Broadway,” said James L. Nederlander, president of the Nederlander Organization. “The Palace is the perfect size and scale for this new musical, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to open our doors to it.”

Tickets go on sale June 26 and can be purchased on Ticketmaster. See below for a list of performances.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Week of November 6: Monday at 8PM, Tuesday at 8PM, Wednesday at 8PM, Thursday at 8PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM.
Week of November 13: Wednesday at 8PM, Thursday at 8PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 1PM and 6:30PM.
Week of November 20: Monday at 8PM, Tuesday at 8PM, Wednesday at 8PM, Friday at 2PM and 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 3PM
Week of November 27: Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday at 2PM and 8PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 3PM.
Week of December 4: Monday at 6:30PM, Wednesday at 2PM and 8PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 1PM.
Week of December 11: Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday at 2PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 1PM and 6:30PM.
Week of December 18: Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday at 2PM and 8PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 3PM.
Week of December 25: Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday at 2PM and 8PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 2PM or 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM.
Week of January 1: Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday at 2PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 1PM and 6:30PM.
Beginning week of January 8: Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday at 2PM, Thursday at 7PM, Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM and 8PM, Sunday at 1PM and 6:30PM.