In this family friendly musical comedy based on the beloved cartoon, SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face total annihilation from a threat out of their control. Chaos erupts. The future of Bikini Bottom (and the world) is at stake. And just when all hope seems lost, heroes emerge. SpongeBob the Musical is a story about optimism, friendship, and persevering through difficult times. Nickelodeon’s The SpongeBob Musical is based on the animated series created by Stephen Hillenburg and features a book by Kyle Jarrow, 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 songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, with additional music by Tom Kitt. The musical production was conceived by Tina Landau.