A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award-winning
design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose on stage
and what do you get? The bold, original musical The New York Times declares, “BRILLIANT!”
“Wonders pour from the stage in a ravishing stream of color and invention” (Time
Out New York) as Broadway’s best creative minds re-imagine and bring to life the
beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart and pure theatricality in a neon-sparkly
“party for the eyes and ears” (Daily Beast). Be there when SpongeBob and all of Bikini
Bottom face catastrophe — until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage.
This “creative explosion” (Broadway.com) is “nothing short of genius” says Theatermania,
so bring the entire family to celebrate friendship and cooperation, and learn the
power of unity and inclusion. Get ready to enjoy the “Broadway extravaganza” (The
New Yorker) that “New York” Magazine calls “effervescent candy-for-the-spirit.” Explore
the depths of theatrical innovation in Nickelodeon’s The SpongeBob Musical, 2018
Best Musical winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, where the
power of optimism really can save the world.
Nationally-touring productions exhibit the same quality seen on Broadway that you have come to expect from University Arts Series productions. Some shows use the same sets and costumes from the Broadway production.
Content and performance elements are suitable for the entire family.
WVU Creative Arts Center
SUBSCRIPTION PRICES (Must purchase 5 events - Subscription Deadline
Rows D-F = $74
Rows G-GG = $56
SINGLE PRICE (Seats remaining after subscription campaign go on sale
Rows D-F = $74
Rows G-U = $59
Rows V-CC = $56
Rows DD-GG = $49
Ticket prices may fluctuate, based on demand, at any time.
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CURRENT SUBSCRIBERS PRIORITY DEADLINE
NEW SUBSCRIBERS CAN SUBSCRIBE BEGINNING August 12th
SUBSCRIPTION DEADLINE August 23rd
SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE August 26th
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