SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical celebrates Record Store Day 2018 with the release of a limited edition underwater blue marbled 7” vinyl available Saturday, April 21. The vinyl features three tracks from the Original Cast Recording: “(Just A) Simple Sponge” (by Panic! At the Disco), “No Control” (by David Bowie & Brian Eno) and the SpongeBob SquarePants Theme (by Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg & Blaise Smith). This limited edition, one time pressing, will only be available at your local indie record store.
Reimagining the beloved Nickelodeon series, SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway was hailed by The New York Times as “brilliant” and “effervescent candy-for-the-spirit” by New York Magazine. This new musical earned its place on 2017’s “Best of Broadway” lists including Broadway.com, BuzzFeed, Chicago Tribune, The Daily Beast, Deadline, ET Online, Forbes, Time Out New York and Variety.
SpongeBob SquarePants, now playing at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at West 47th Street), explodes with energy and features an original pop and rock-infused score by a legendary roster of Grammy® Award-winning songwriters. Led and conceived by visionary director Tina Landau and a Tony Award®-winning design team, the production brings the spirit of SpongeBob to life with humanity, heart, and pure theatricality. SpongeBob SquarePants features a book by Kyle Jarrow, music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Tom Kitt and choreography by Christopher Gattelli.
SpongeBob SquarePants is a one-of-a-kind musical event with 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 Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants and T.I., and a song by David Bowie and by Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton. Additional music by Tom Kitt.
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