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"The SpongeBob Musical" Opens April 14 at Parkland Theatre
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"The SpongeBob Musical" Opens April 14 at Parkland Theatre

"The SpongeBob Musical," April 14–May 1 at Parkland Theatre

"The SpongeBob Musical", written by Kyle Jarrow and directed by Chelsea Collier, comes to the Harold and Jean Miner Theatre at Parkland College from April 14 to May 1.

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts, lives hang in the balance, and just when all hope seems lost, an unexpected hero rises to take center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Based on the beloved animated series by Stephen Hillenburg, "The SpongeBob Musical" features a book by Kyle Jarrow and original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alexander Ebert of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes, the Flaming Lips, Lady A, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, and more.

With music direction by Cheryl Morganson and choreography by Elliot Emadian, Chelsea Collier directs a cast that includes Laramie Ziegler, Ares Jordan, Jerry Strain, Excellence Onalundula, Jacob Alfonso, Jason Brooks Shaw, Haley Brown, Mariah Smith, Spencer Hazen, Eric Schacht, and a 15 member ensemble.

Performances will take place in Parkland's Harold and Jean Miner Theatre on April 14, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30 at 7:30 p.m., and April 24 and May 1 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available now at tickets.parkland.edu. This show is suitable for all ages.

Tickets.  Adult: $25; student/youth/senior/veteran: $22; group (10 or more): $20; children 12 and under: $12. Opening night is half-price!

Parkland Theatre wants all guests to have an enjoyable experience. Both theatres are wheelchair accessible and have accommodations for patrons with limited mobility and visual or hearing impairments. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, please indicate when purchasing tickets.

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