On Sale to FlexTix & SCOOPS Members – May 6, 2024
On Sale to the Public – May 13, 2024

Bikini Bottom Live On Stage.

Twelve Tony® Awards nominations, including Best Musical
Winner! Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical

The SpongeBob Musical is based on the beloved animated series created by Stephen Hillenburg and features a book by Kyle Jarrow, with exuberant original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alexander Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady A, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants and T.I., and songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Directed by Jared Watson, Spongebob will be produced in collaboration with our School of Performing Arts.

Plunge into this stunning all-singing, all-dancing, dynamic stage show! When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world. With lives hanging in the balance and all hope lost, a most unexpected hero rises up. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Appropriate for All Ages.

Opens: Thursday, MAY 30, 2024
Closed: Sunday, JUNE 2, 2024
Location: Marjorie Lyons Playhouse,
on the campus of Centenary College

Based on the series by STEPHEN HILLENBURG
Book by KYLE JARROW
Musical Conceived by TINA LANDAU
Original Songs by YOLANDA ADAMS, STEVEN TYLER and JOE PERRY of AEROSMITH, SARA BAREILLES, JONATHAN COULTON,
ALEX EBERT of EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS, THE FLAMING LIPS, LADY A, CYNDI LAUPER, JOHN LEGEND,
PANIC! AT THE DISCO, PLAIN
WHITE T’s, THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, T.I.

And Songs by DAVID BOWIE, TOM KENNY & ANDY PALEY
Additional Lyrics by JONATHAN COULTON / Additional Music by TOM KITT

Logo ©2023 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of
Viacom International Inc. Created by Stephen Hillenburg.

Schedule:
THURSDAY, FRIDAY | MAY 30, 31 | 7:00PM
SATURDAY & SUNDAY | JUNE 1, 2 | 2:00PM

Tickets: On Sale to the Public – May 13, 2024
Adults: $22.00 | Seniors: $20.00 | Students: $18.00

Direction | JARED WATSON
Choreography | KAITLYN BROWN
Musical Direction & Scenic Design | SETH TAYLOR
Lighting Design | SAMUEL COPELAND
Costume Design | TBD
Sound Design | BARRY BUTLER

OVERVIEW SCHEDULEas of 09/15/23
Initial AUDITIONS were held on Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 PM
Starting on or about March 22, rehearsals will take place on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, until daily rehearsals begin sporadically in May.

WEEK ONE
Friday, March 22 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, March 23 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK TWO
Friday, March 29 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, March 30 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK THREE
Friday, April 5 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 6 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK FOUR
Friday, April 12 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 13 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK FIVE
Friday, April 19 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK SIX
Friday, April 26 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 27 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK SEVEN
Friday, May 3 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 4 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK EIGHT
Tuesday, May 7 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Principals Only)
Wednesday, May 8 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Principals Only)
Thursday, May 9 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Principals Only)
Friday, May 10 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 11 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK NINE
Tuesday, May 14 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Principals Only)
Wednesday, May 15 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Principals Only)
Thursday, May 16 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Principals Only)
Friday, May 17 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 18 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

WEEK TEN
Tuesday, May 21 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday, May 22 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 23 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, May 24 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday, May 26 – 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Tech I)

WEEK ELEVEN (Production Week)
Monday, May 27 – 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Tech II)
Tuesday, May 28 – 5:30 PM CALL, 6:30 GO (Dress I)
Wednesday, May 29 – 6:00 PM CALL, 7:00 PM GO (Final Dress)
Thursday, May 30 – 6:00 PM CALL, 7:00 PM GO (Performance #1)
Friday, May 31 – 6:00 PM CALL, 7:00 PM GO (Performance #2)
Saturday, June 1 – 1:00 PM CALL, 2:00 PM GO (Perf. #3) | 6:00 PM CALL, 7:00 PM GO (Perf. #4)
Sunday, June 2 – 1:00 PM CALL, 2:00 PM GO (Performance #5) +STRIKE/LOAD-OUT

“A feast for the eyes and ears!” – WhatsOnStage

“Brilliant!” – The New York Times

“Effervescent candy for the spirit!” – New York Magazine

“The music in the show is… spectacular” – The Daily Beast

“It wants you to have fun. Soak it in.” – Time Out New York

“Adults as well as children are likely to find SpongeBob absorbing.” – The Telegraph

Nickelodeon
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL CAST

AUDITIONS were held Sunday, November 5, 2023

SpongeBob Squarepants CHRISTIAN PERKINS
Sandy Cheeks SHAYANNA BEATTY
Patrick Star DARION ELIE
Sheldon J. Plankton KAELON GERARD
Squidward Q. Tentacles DYLAN FREEMAN
Eugene Krabs TREY JACKSON
Patchy the Pirate MARSHALL MERRITT
Perch Perkins JOSUE ESCOBAR
Karen Plankton AMELIA OSBORN
Pearl Krabs SARAH JACKSON
Ms. Mayor KEZIA PIGFORD
Penelope Puff ANGELA LACEY
A vast array of undersea creatures ARMS BROWN, ZOË BROWN, EMORY BLOUNT (Old Man Jenkins), NATE BOKENFOHR (Larry the Lobster), ANNASYN BURLISON, NICHOLAS COSBY, RAY EVANS, DERRICK FRIERSON, JENNIFER JACKSON, EMERSON JONES, CLAIRE KEVIL, MIA KIIHNL, EVA KLEINPETER, BRYANNA LACEY, MILES MAINIERO, McKENNA MARANTO, MORGAN MEYER, ALYX MUROV, ROSS NUGENT, EVERLY POWELL, ELIZABETH SHOUP, AVA SMITH, KAT THOMPSON, JUJU WELBORN

SUPPORTED IN PART BY A GRANT FROM THE SHREVEPORT REGIONAL ARTS COUNCIL WITH FUNDS FROM THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT

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