He lives in a pineapple under the sea, and now (it's rumored) he has his sights set on the Great White Way. That's right, SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical is in the works. Whether or not it will actually make it to Broadway is another question, but Nickelodeon confirmed with Entertainment Weekly that Broadway is the goal.
So far, we know Tina Landau (Big Love) will direct and the original score will have contributions from big names like Aerosmith, T.I., Sara Bareilles, Lady Antebellum and John Legend.
But here's what we're thinking: SpongeBob LOVES to dance, right? So...wouldn't that mean a musical in his honor should be jam-packed with show-stopping choreography? Since the production is still very much in the works, we figured we'd take the time to make a few...choreographic suggestions. Here goes nothing:
1. Start with a casual boogie to get things warmed up.
I expect choreographic credit in the playbill notes. #yourewelcome