Bikini Bottom is coming to life on a stage near you for the first time in Severna Park.
The Spartan Lyrical Society, in partnership with Severna Park Middle School, is proud to announce its 2023 spring show - "The SpongeBob Musical: Youth Edition.” So, gather your pals and prepare for the best day ever.
SpongeBob, the familiar underwater pineapple resident, beloved by people of all ages, reminds us of the importance of inclusivity and finding your true purpose in this lively and optimistic youth musical. Under the direction of Kylie Sjolie, Arden Titus, the new chorus teacher at Severna Park Middle School as music director, and Sierra Basilio as choreographer, the cast of 50 students has been rehearsing for three to four days a week. The tech crew of 20 additional students will join for tech week to assist in making the musical run smoothly behind the scenes.
When on the Broadway stage, "The SpongeBob Musical,” was nominated for many Tony awards, including a nomination for Best Original Score. The score is a compilation of singles by some of the greatest chart-topping singers and songwriters including Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady A, Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani and Lil’C, and songs by David Bowie and Brian Eno, and by Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton. Additional music is by Tom Kitt.
The musical production was conceived by Tina Landau.
Showtimes are Friday, April 28, at 7:00pm; Saturday, April 29, at 2:00pm and 7:00pm; and Sunday, April 30, at 2:00pm.
Tickets sales are open to the public for $10 per ticket. Visit the Spartan Lyrical Society website, www.spmssings.org, for ticket sales and more information.