About the show: Hello World! When discovered that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and the citizens of Bikini Bottom 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!
Originally produced by Nickelodeon, The SpongeBob Musical is based on the beloved 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 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. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, with additional music by Tom Kitt. The musical production was conceived by Tina Landau.
Kids Coop Theatre’s production is directed and choreographed by Becca Antonakos Belanger, with musical direction by Keith Belanger. The SpongeBob Musical features a 23-member cast of local actors ages 8 to 18 from Derry, Londonderry, Chester, Windham, and beyond!