The SpongeBob Musical - Southbank Centre London

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Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Booking to 27 August 2023
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★★★★ “Bright, shiny and cartoonishy camp” – The Times

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and became the hottest star on Broadway? Why, it’s SpongeBob and now he’s getting ready to entertain and delight audiences in London in this brilliant, bright, hilarious and brand new musical production.

The SpongeBob Musical features wave after wave of original songs by the world’s most iconic rock and pop artists, including Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex 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, T.I. and David Bowie, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley.

An exciting new production featuring irresistible characters, magical choreography and dazzling costumes; this deep-sea pearl of a show is really set to make a splash with audiences young and old as the must-see musical of 2023. The future is bright, the future is bold, the future is The Spongebob Musical.

A talented cast includes Divina de Campo (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Chicago) as Sheldon J. Plankton, Gareth Gates or Tom Read Wilson as Squidward*, Lewis Cornay (The Book of Mormon) as SpongeBob, Irfan Damani (Billionaire Boy) as Patrick and Chrissie Bhima (Lift) as Sandy.

The SpongeBob Musical plays at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London from 26 July to 27 August 2023.

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What's the story of The SpongeBob Musical?

Prepare to plunge into this stunning all singing, all-dancing, dynamic stage show as SpongeBob and his friends in Bikini Bottom face the total destruction of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Who is in the cast of The SpongeBob Musical?

The cast includes Divina de Campo as Sheldon J. Plankton, Gareth Gates or Tom Read Wilson as Squidward*, Lewis Cornay as SpongeBob, Irfan Damani as Patrick and Chrissie Bhima as Sandy.

They are joined by Richard J Hunt (he/him) as Mr Krabs, Sarah Freer (she/her) as Pearl, Eloise Davies (she/her) as Mrs Puff, Hannah Lowther (she/her) as Karen and Rebecca Lisewski (she/her) as Mayor; and also Sam Beveridge (he/him), Farirayi Garaba (she/her), Jeremiah Olaleye (he/him), Eleanor Turiansky (she/her), Rhys Batten (he/him) and Reece Kerridge (he/him) and Theo Reece (he/him); and in the band are Sam Beveridge, Jeremiah Olaleye and Eleanor Turiansky.

Who are the creative team of The SpongeBob Musical?

The SpongeBob Musical is based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg, written by Kyle Jarrow and conceived by Tina Landau. Featuring original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex 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. Additional songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton. Additional music by Tom Kitt. 

The show is directed by Tara Overfield Wilkinson, with choreographer Fabian Aloise, designer Steve Howell, Musical Supervisor Mark Crossland, Musical Director Marcus Carter-Adams, Costume Designer Sarah Mercade,  Lighting and Video Designer Ben Bull, Sound Designer Ben Harrison, Costume and Wig Supervisor Megan Rarity, Associate Choreographer Paris Green and Casting Director Harry Blumenau Casting. Selladoor Worldwide are the General Managers.

 


Reviews of The SpongeBob Musical

★★★★ "This exuberantly cheerful show will charm the sceptics" -The Independent
★★★★ "This loopy cartoon spin-off has us hooked" - The Times
★★★★ "Lewis Cornay’s voice is a wonder" - The Stage

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 27 August 2023
Age restrictions
Suitable for 6+
Running time
2 hours 15 minutes including interval
Performance days
Evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

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Important Notes

* Gareth Gates & Tom Read Wilson:

Gareth and Tom alternate in the role of Squidward in London, with Tom Read Wilson playing the role on 3, 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19 & 20 August; and Gareth Gates playing the on 26 – 30 Jul & 23 – 27 August.

Subject to change. The appearance of any named performer cannot be guaranteed.

Age guidance:

Under 2s are NOT permitted

Content guidance:

May contain haze effects

Accessible performances:

The performance on Tuesday 16 August at 2pm is a Relaxed Performance. The performance on Friday 19 August at 2pm is British Sign Language interpreted (BSL).


Venue Information

Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
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News about The SpongeBob Musical

The SpongeBob Musical Reviews
A reviews round-up for The SpongeBob Musical based on the much- loved SpongeBob SquarePants TV series. The show ran on Broadway (bagging 12 Tony nominations), and now finally makes its way to the UK on a big tour, including a summer residency at the Queen Elizabeth Hall at London's Southbank Centre for 5 weeks from 26 July to 26 August 2023. Directed by Tara Overfield Wilkinson, the cast features Lewis Cornay as SpongeBob, Tom Read Wilson as Squidward at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, plus Divina de Campo as Sheldon J. Plankton, Irfan Damani as Patrick and Chrissie Bhima as Sandy. Gareth Gates is playing Squidward at selected venues, including London along with Tom Read Wilson. Also in the cast are Richard J Hunt as Mr Krabs, Sarah Freer as Pearl, Eloise Davies as Mrs Puff,Hannah Lowther as Karen, Rebecca Lisewski as Mayor, plus Sam Beveridge Jeremiah Olaleye, Eleanor Turiansky, Rhys Batten and Reece Kerridge. The show is based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg, with a book by Kyle Jarrow and original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex 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.  It also features songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, additional music by Tom Kitt, and the musical production is conceived by Tina Landau. The SpongeBob Musical creative team is completed by choreographer Fabian Aloise, designer Steve Howell, Musical Supervisor Mark Crossland, Musical Director Marcus Carter-Adams, Costume Designer Sarah Mercade,  Lighting and Video Designer Ben Bull, Sound Designer Ben Harrison, Costume and Wig Supervisor Megan Rarity, Associate Choreographer Paris Green and Casting Director Harry Blumenau Casting. Selladoor Worldwide are the General Managers. The reviews below are from critics including The Times and The Stage, who saw the show at the Birmingham Hippodrome, and critics reviewing the show in London at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in August 2023. More reviews to follow. Book tickets to The SpongeBob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London This article was first published on 17 April 2023 for the show's first night on tour at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Republished on 4 August 2023.
The Stage Debut Awards 2023 host announced as Divina De Campo
The Stage has revealed the host of its 2023 The Stage Debut Awards. Drag artist and performer Divina De Campo will take the hosting honours, in an awards ceremony that will take place on 1 October 2023 at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London. Divina is currently starring in The SpongeBob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall until 26 August 202, and previous credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Chicago. The awards recognise breakthrough theatre talent from the previous 12 months, celebrating their outstanding professional debuts. The 7th annual awards are sponsored by Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), and eight awards are up for grabs including Best Performer in a Play; Best Performer in a Musical; Best West End Creative Debut; Best Director; Best Designer; Best Writer; Best Composer/Lyricist or Book Writer; and Best West End Debut Performer. Submissions for the awards were open until 30 June 2023, for debuts made before 17 July 2023. The awards are initially nominated by The Stage's theatre critics and the potential nominees themselves. A judging panel met on 19 July to decide the shortlist, which will be announced on 24 August 2023. Winners are then selected by the judging panel, apart from the winner of the Best West End Debut Performer, which is decided by public vote. This year's judging panel consists of: Theatre critics Dave Fargnoli (Freelance), Dominic Cavendish (Telegraph), and Sam Marlowe (The Stage); The Stage editor Alistair Smith; Deadline's Baz Bamigboye; and journalist and writer Holly Williams. Last year's winners included Jodie Comer, and the ensemble of For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy. Divina De Campo told The Stage that, "I am so proud and honoured to be hosting The Stage Debut Awards this year because they really do shine a vital light on those at the start of their careers. This awards ceremony gives an important platform to the breakthrough talent in the industry and it lets the rest of us know they’re coming for us. I can’t wait to celebrate with all the deserved nominees on the night."
Gareth Gates will now join The SpongeBob Musical’s London run
Gareth Gates has now been confirmed as performing in the London run of The SpongeBob Musical. It wasn't looking like he would be, but now producers of the show have confirmed that Gates will alternate in the role of Squidward with Tom Read Wilson, during the show's London run at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on the Southbank. It was announced back in March that Tom Read Wilson, best known as the receptionist on Channel 4’s Celebs Go Dating, would alternate with Gareth Gates in the part of Squidward for the UK National Tour of The SpongeBob Musical, with Tom playing Bradford, Manchester, Sheffield, Peterborough, Wonverhampton, Leicester and Aberdeen, and Gareth playing Southampton, Birmingham, Oxford, Dublin, Belfast, Cardiff, Blackpool and Norwich. Check our show page for which dates Gareth and Tom are playing in London. The show also stars Divina de Campo as Plankton, alongside Lewis Cornay (he/him) as SpongeBob, Irfan Damani (he/him) as Patrick, Chrissie Bhima (she/her) as Sandy, Richard J Hunt (he/him) as Mr Krabs, Sarah Freer (she/her) as Pearl, Eloise Davies (she/her) as Mrs Puff, Hannah Lowther (she/her) as Karen and Rebecca Lisewski (she/her) as Mayor. They are joined by Sam Beveridge (he/him), Farirayi Garaba (she/her), Jeremiah Olaleye (he/him), Eleanor Turiansky (she/her), Rhys Batten (he/him) and Reece Kerridge (he/him) and Theo Reece (he/him); and in the band are Sam Beveridge, Jeremiah Olaleye and Eleanor Turiansky. Based on much-loved SpongeBob SquarePants TV series, this fun musical is playing the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's Southbank Centre for 5 weeks, from 26 July to 26 August 2023. Book tickets to The SpongeBob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London
First-look Photos: The SpongeBob Musical – in pictures
Production pictures have been released for The SpongeBob Musical. Based on much-loved SpongeBob SquarePants TV series, the musical is playing at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's Southbank Centre for 5 weeks from 26 July to 26 August 2023. The SpongeBob Musical cast includes Tom Read Wilson as Squidward at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, plus Divina de Campo as Sheldon J. Plankton, Lewis Cornay as SpongeBob, Irfan Damani as Patrick and Chrissie Bhima as Sandy. They are joined by Richard J Hunt as Mr Krabs, Sarah Freer as Pearl, Eloise Davies as Mrs Puff,Hannah Lowther as Karen, Rebecca Lisewski as Mayor, plus Sam Beveridge Jeremiah Olaleye, Eleanor Turiansky, Rhys Batten and Reece Kerridge. The SpongeBob Musical is directed by Tara Overfield Wilkinson, with choreographer Fabian Aloise, designer Steve Howell, Musical Supervisor Mark Crossland, Musical Director Marcus Carter-Adams, Costume Designer Sarah Mercade,  Lighting and Video Designer Ben Bull, Sound Designer Ben Harrison, Costume and Wig Supervisor Megan Rarity, Associate Choreographer Paris Green and Casting Director Harry Blumenau Casting. Selladoor Worldwide are the General Managers. The show is based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg, with a book by Kyle Jarrow and original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex 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.  It also features songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, additional music by Tom Kitt, and the musical production is conceived by Tina Landau. Book tickets to The SpongeBob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London Photos: The SpongeBob Musical [ngg src="galleries" ids="1119" display="pro_tile"]
Celebs Go Dating’s Tom Read Wilson boards The SpongeBob Musical
Tom Read Wilson will star as Squidward in the UK Premiere of The SpongeBob Musical, joining the previously announced Divina de Campo as Plankton. Tom will play the role in Bradford, Manchester, Sheffield, Peterborough, Wonverhampton, Leicester and Aberdeen. Tom is probably best known as the receptionist on Channel 4’s Celebs Go Dating. He studied at Rose Bruford College and the Royal Academy of Music before performing in Sleeping Beauty at Wellingborough Castle Theatre, Alice in Wonderland at Madinat Theatre, Dubai, the UK Tour of Cat in the Hat and in Sweet Revenge at Theatre Royal Windsor. As previously announced, Gareth Gates will play the role of Squidward in Southampton, Birmingham, Oxford, Dublin, Belfast, Cardiff, Blackpool and Norwich. Further casting for the production’s run at Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, in Plymouth and Newcastle to be announced. This fun musical, based on much-loved SpongeBob SquarePants TV series, is playing at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's Southbank Centre for 5 weeks, from 26 July to 26 August 2023. The show is also touring the UK, starting at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on 5 April 2023. Other tour dates include Birmingham, Bradford, Oxford, Dublin, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff, Blackpool, Peterborough, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Leicester, Aberdeen and Plymouth. The SpongeBob Musical cast includes Gareth Gates as Squidward (at selected venues - not the Queen Elizabeth Hall), plus Divina de Campo as Sheldon J. Plankton, Lewis Cornay as SpongeBob, Irfan Damani as Patrick and Chrissie Bhima as Sandy. They are joined by Richard J Hunt as Mr Krabs, Sarah Freer as Pearl, Eloise Davies as Mrs Puff,Hannah Lowther as Karen, Rebecca Lisewski as Mayor, plus Sam Beveridge Jeremiah Olaleye, Eleanor Turiansky, Rhys Batten and Reece Kerridge. Book tickets to The SpongeBob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London
Rehearsal Photos: The SpongeBob Musical
Photos are in of the first day of rehearsals for the new UK production of The SpongeBob Musical. This fun musical, based on much-loved SpongeBob SquarePants TV series, is playing at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's Southbank Centre for 5 weeks, from 26 July to 26 August 2023. The show is also touring the UK, starting at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on 5 April 2023. Other tour dates include Birmingham, Bradford, Oxford, Dublin, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff, Blackpool, Peterborough, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Leicester, Aberdeen and Plymouth. The SpongeBob Musical cast includes Gareth Gates as Squidward (at selected venues - not the Queen Elizabeth Hall), plus Divina de Campo as Sheldon J. Plankton, Lewis Cornay as SpongeBob, Irfan Damani as Patrick and Chrissie Bhima as Sandy. They are joined by Richard J Hunt as Mr Krabs, Sarah Freer as Pearl, Eloise Davies as Mrs Puff,Hannah Lowther as Karen, Rebecca Lisewski as Mayor, plus Sam Beveridge Jeremiah Olaleye, Eleanor Turiansky, Rhys Batten and Reece Kerridge. The show is based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg, with a book by Kyle Jarrow and original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex 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.  It also features songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, additional music by Tom Kitt, and the musical production is conceived by Tina Landau. The SpongeBob Musical is directed by Tara Overfield Wilkinson, with choreographer Fabian Aloise, designer Steve Howell, Musical Supervisor Mark Crossland, Musical Director Marcus Carter-Adams, Costume Designer Sarah Mercade,  Lighting and Video Designer Ben Bull, Sound Designer Ben Harrison, Costume and Wig Supervisor Megan Rarity, Associate Choreographer Paris Green and Casting Director Harry Blumenau Casting. Selladoor Worldwide are the General Managers. Book tickets to The SpongeBob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London Photos: Rehearsals of The SpongeBob Musical [ngg src="galleries" ids="1069" display="pro_tile"]
The Spongebob Musical announces cast including Gareth Gates, Divina de Campo, Lewis Cornay
Producers of the forthcoming UK production of The Spongebob Musical have revealed casting for the show. The show kicks off a UK tour at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on 5 April 2023, and visits the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's Southbank Centre for 5 weeks, from 26 July to 26 August 2023. Gareth Gates is set to star as Squidward in the show at selected venues - although not the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Also in the cast is Divina de Campo as Sheldon J. Plankton, Lewis Cornay as SpongeBob, Irfan Damani as Patrick and Chrissie Bhima as Sandy. They are joined by Richard J Hunt as Mr Krabs, Sarah Freer as Pearl, Eloise Davies as Mrs Puff,Hannah Lowther as Karen, Rebecca Lisewski as Mayor, plus Sam Beveridge Jeremiah Olaleye, Eleanor Turiansky, Rhys Batten and Reece Kerridge. The casting for Squidward at the Queen Elizabeth Hall is to be announced. Other tour dates include Birmingham, Bradford, Oxford, Dublin, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff, Blackpool, Peterborough, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Leicester, Aberdeen and Plymouth. The show is based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg, with a book by Kyle Jarrow and original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex 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.  It also features songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, additional music by Tom Kitt, and the musical production is conceived by Tina Landau. The show is directed by Tara Overfield Wilkinson, with choreographer Fabian Aloise, designer Steve Howell, Musical Supervisor Mark Crossland, Musical Director Marcus Carter-Adams, Costume Designer Sarah Mercade,  Lighting and Video Designer Ben Bull, Sound Designer Ben Harrison, Costume and Wig Supervisor Megan Rarity, Associate Choreographer Paris Green and Casting Director Harry Blumenau Casting. Selladoor Worldwide are the General Managers. Book tickets to The Spongebob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London More about the cast Gareth Gates (Squidward) shot to fame in 2002, coming runner up in the UK’s first Pop Idol. He went on to sell over 5-million records worldwide including five UK number-one singles. His theatre credits include playing Marius in the both the West End and 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Misérables, Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in the West End and on tour, Warner in the UK tour of Legally Blonde and Willard in the UK tour of Footloose. Divina De Campo (Sheldon J. Plankton) is a seasoned British drag queen and singer who was recently crowned runner up on the first Series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Known for her high soprano and four -octave range, Divina has been featured on ITV’s The Voice and the BBC’s All Together Now. Her critically acclaimed theatre credits include Mary Sunshine in Chicago and most recently her award nominated performance as Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.  Lewis Cornay (SpongeBob) was most recently seen as Amos in Whistle Down The Wind at The Watermill. His West End credits include The Book of Mormon, The King and I, The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins. As a writer, Lewis had his debut play Daddy Issues premiere at the Seven Dials Playhouse last year. Irfan Damani (Patrick Star) was most recently seen in The New Musketeers and The Aliens Who Saved Christmas as part of Trinity Theatre Christmas Rep. His West End credits include Raj in Billionaire Boy at the Garrick Theatre and Father in Ishq the Musical at Sadler’s Wells Theatre. On television he has appeared as Saleem in BBC One’s EastEnders and on film in Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again.  Chrissie Bhima (Sandy) graduated from ArtsEd in 2022. Her theatre credits include Candy in Whistle Down The Wind at The Watermill, Jennifer in The Witches of Eastwick in Concert at the Sondheim Theatre and Avatar in Lift at the Southwark Playhouse. Richard J Hunt (Mr Krabs) most recently appeared as Mudge in Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol at the Southbank Centre. His other theatrical credits include Bromance The Dudesical at The Other Palace, the UK and European Tour of Jesus Christmas Superstar, Mack and Mabel at the Southwark Playhouse, Me and My Girl at the London Palladium and the UK and European Tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. On television he has been seen BBC2’s Beautiful People, RTE’s The Late Late Show and Channel 4’s Teachers.  Sarah Freer (Pearl) has recently appeared in Jack and the Beanstalk at Sheffield Lyceum as well as in the UK Tour of Zog and the Flying Doctors. She has also appeared in The Color Purple at Cadogan Hall. Eloise Davies’ (Mrs Puff) West End credits include 42 Balloons at the Vaudeville Theatre, Grease at the Dominion Theatre, Bonnie & Clyde in Concert at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Taboo 10th Anniversary at The London Palladium, Be More Chill at The Other Palace, and West End Heroes at the Dominion Theatre.  Hannah Lowther (Karen) has most recently appeared in the West End concerts for Emojiland at the Garrick Theatre and Kinky Boots at Theatre Royal Drury Lane. She has also appeared in Millennials in The Other Palace Studio and Heathers The Musical at The Other Palace where she made history as the first actress to play all three Heathers in Heathers The Musical and went on to win three West End Wilma Awards including Best Understudy. Rebecca Lisewski (Mayor) most recently appeared in the West End in Strictly Ballroom at the Piccadilly Theatre. Her other West End credits include Mamma Mia! And Carousel. She has also appeared in the UK Tours of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Tango Moderno, The Last Tango, and Starlight Express.  UK Tour Dates WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL – SATURDAY 8 APRIL 2023Mayflower Theatre, SouthamptonStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo TUESDAY 11 APRIL – SATURDAY 15 APRIL 2023Birmingham HippodromeStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo TUESDAY 18 APRIL – SATURDAY 22 APRIL 2023The Alhambra Theatre, BradfordStarring Divina de Campo TUESDAY 25 APRIL – SATURDAY 29 APRIL 2023Oxford New TheatreStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo TUESDAY 9 MAY – SATURDAY 13 MAY 2023Bord Gais Energy Theatre, DublinStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo TUESADY 16 MAY – SATURDAY 20 MAY 2023Manchester Opera HouseStarring Divina de Campo TUESDAY 30 MAY – SATURDAY 3 JUNE 2023Belfast Grand Opera HouseStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo MONDAY 5 JUNE – SATURDAY 10 JUNE 2023Wales Millennium Centre, CardiffStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo TUESDAY 13 JUNE – SATURDAY 17 JUNE 2023Blackpool Opera HouseStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo TUESDAY 20 JUNE – SATURDAY 24 JUNE 2023Peterborough New TheatreStarring Divina de Campo TUESDAY 27 JUNE – SATURDAY 1 JULY 2023Wolverhampton GrandStarring Divina de Campo TUESDAY 4 JULY – SATURDAY 8 JULY 2023Norwich Theatre RoyalStarring Gareth Gates and Divina de Campo TUESDAY 11 JULY – SATURDAY 15 JULY 2023CURVE, LeicesterStarring Divina de Campo TUESDAY 18 JULY – SATURDAY 22 JULY 2023His Majesty’s Theatre, AberdeenStarring Divina de Campo WEDNESDAY 26 JULY – SATURDAY 26 AUGUST 2023Southbank Centre Queen Elizabeth Hall, London - BOOK NOWStarring Divina de Campo WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST – SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2023Theatre Royal PlymouthStarring Divina de Campo
The SpongeBob Musical to make London debut
The SpongeBob Musical will make its London premiere next year. The hit Broadway musical is getting a UK tour in 2023, starting at the Mayflower in Southampton on 5 April 2023. The show will also come to London in Summer 2023, running for five weeks at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on the Southbank from 26 July to 26 August 2023. Other dates on the tour include Birmingham from 11 to 15 April, Bradford from 18 to 22 April, Oxford from 25 to 29 April, Dublin from 9 to 13 May, Manchester from 16 to 20 May, Belfast from 30 May to 3 June, Cardiff from 5 to 10 June, Blackpool from 13 to 17 June, Peterborough from 20 to 24 June, Wolverhampton from 27 June to 1 July, Norwich from 4 to 8 July, Leicester from 11 to 15 July, Aberdeen from 18 to 22 July, and Plymouth from 30 August to 2 September. Based on the Nickelodeon series of the same name, the show features the much loved characters SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Eugene and Gary the Snail, with original music from stars including Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Sara Bareilles, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Plain White T's and more.  A smash-hit on Broadway, the show was nominated for twelve Tony Awards, tying with Mean Girls for the most nominations at the 72nd Tony Awards. Based on SpongeBob Square Pants by Stephen Hillenburg, the musical is co-conceived by Tina Landau and features a book by Kyle Jarrow. Additional songs are by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, with additional music by Tom Kitt.   More about tickets for The SpongeBob Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall The SpongeBob Musical - UK Tour dates WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL – SATURDAY 8 APRIL 2023Mayflower Theatre, Southampton TUESDAY 11 APRIL – SATURDAY 15 APRIL 2023Birmingham Hippodrome TUESDAY 18 APRIL – SATURDAY 22 APRIL 2023The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford TUESDAY 25 APRIL – SATURDAY 29 APRIL 2023Oxford New Theatre TUESDAY 9 MAY – SATURDAY 13 MAY 2023Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin TUESADY 16 MAY – SATURDAY 20 MAY 2023Manchester Opera House TUESDAY 30 MAY – SATURDAY 3 JUNE 2023Belfast Grand Opera House MONDAY 5 JUNE – SATURDAY 10 JUNE 2023Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff TUESDAY 13 JUNE – SATURDAY 17 JUNE 2023Blackpool Opera House TUESDAY 20 JUNE – SATURDAY 24 JUNE 2023Peterborough New Theatre TUESDAY 27 JUNE – SATURDAY 1 JULY 2023Wolverhampton Grand TUESDAY 4 JULY – SATURDAY 8 JULY 2023Norwich Theatre Royal TUESDAY 11 JULY – SATURDAY 15 JULY 2023CURVE, Leicester TUESDAY 18 JULY – SATURDAY 22 JULY 2023His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen WEDNESDAY 26 JULY – SATURDAY 26 AUGUST 2023Southbank Centre Queen Elizabeth Hall, London WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST – SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2023Theatre Royal Plymouth

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