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Kids Commute: 'The SpongeBob Musical' week!

Bright yellow background with SpongeBob Musical logo

We're going down to that pineapple under the sea for music from "The SpongeBob Musical"!

"The SpongeBob Musical" opened on Broadway in 2017 and was nominated for 12 Tony awards.

Come along with us this week and hear selections from this musical that's based on the animated TV show.

"The SpongeBob Musical" has original songs by Jonathan Coulton and additional songs by pop artists like rapper T.I., gospel singer Yolanda Adams and rock bands the Plain White T's and They Might Be Giants.

The Broadway musical features the adventures of SpongeBob SquarePants, his pet sea snail Gary, his best friend Patrick, his neighbor Squidward and his boss, Mr. Krabs.

Will SpongeBob and friends save Bikini Bottom from a volcano eruption? Will Squidward get to play his clarinet with the Electric Skates, a cool band that's in town? Will Patchy the Pirate successfully sneak into the show?

Find out this week at 7:40 a.m. and 3:20 p.m.!

Kids Commute - SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL WEEK! Monday: Bikini Bottom Day (Jonathan Coulter)
Original Broadway Cast, "SpongeBob the Musical"
Kids Commute - SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL WEEK! Tuesday: BFF (The Plain White T's)
Ethan Slater (SpongeBob) and Danny Skinner (Patrick), Original Broadway Cast Album
Kids Commute - SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL WEEK! Wednesday: When the Going Gets Tough (T.I.)
Wesley Taylor (Sheldon Plankton) and Catherine Ricafort (Karen the computer)
Kids Commute - SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL WEEK! Thursday: Poor Pirates (Sara Bareilles)
Tom Kenny as Patchy with the Original Broadway Cast
Kids Commute - SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL WEEK! Friday: I'm Not a Loser (They Might Be Giants)
Gavin Lee as Squidward, Original Broadway Cast

Want to see a production of "The SpongeBob Musical" in person? It's on stage at the Old Town Playhouse in Traverse City from November 18 to December 4!

This week was produced with support from Delia Zaleski, Joseph Levesque and Amanda Sewell.

Kate Botello is a host and producer at Classical IPR.