August 28, 2023
Are you ready to rock out in Bikini Bottom? The University of Montana Western Theatre Department in partnership with the Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series invite you to audition for the off-Broadway production of “The SpongeBob Musical”. Open for all ages 13 and up, this humorous and energetic musical features roles that are fun for the entire family.
Plunge into this stunning all-singing, all-dancing, dynamic stage show! When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world. With lives hanging in the balance and all hope lost, a most unexpected hero rises up. The power of optimism really can save the world!
“The SpongeBob Musical” is based on the beloved animated series created by Stephen Hillenburg and features a book by Kyle Jarrow, with original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alexander 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., and songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, with additional music by Tom Kitt. The musical production was conceived by Tina Landau.
An exciting new musical featuring irresistible characters and magical music, this deep-sea pearl of a show is set to make a splash with audiences young and old. The future is bright, the future is bold, the future is “The SpongeBob Musical”.
Principle auditions for actors ages 16 and older will be held September 11 and 12 by appointment. Ensemble auditions for actors ages 13 and older will be held September 12 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. All auditions will take place in the UMW Beier Auditorium located on the second floor of Main Hall. For more information, and to sign up for an audition, please visit https://tinyurl.com/2p8srx7u.
If you have any questions, please contact Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre, Stephen Seder: [email protected] or 406-683-7038.