Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Bikini Bottom Heads to Keene, NH with MoCo Arts’ Production of ‘The SpongeBob Musical’

Keene, NH - MoCo Arts is thrilled to present their first live, in person performance with their High School Musical The SpongeBob Musical based on the hit Nickelodeon TV show, performed at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College. The story tells the nautical tale of SpongeBob and his friends Patrick, Sandy, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, and even Plankton, as they embark on a journey to save the city of Bikini Bottom and change the world with their powerful optimism. With fantastic music written by today’s hit artists, this powerful story of friendship and heroism is the perfect show for kids and adults of all ages!

“Playing SpongeBob is a daunting task, being that he is such an iconic character.” Says Kobe Hachey, who will be playing the title character in the upcoming performance. “I really had to dive into my own childhood to draw experiences for this character. SpongeBob to me is someone the world needs right now, someone who isn’t afraid to take charge with such optimism and happiness. I am looking forward to having so much fun on stage and bringing Bikini Bottom to life. My biggest hope is that the little kids in the audience have fun watching musical theater like I did when I was a kid.”

The SpongeBob Musical is set to hit the Redfern Stage on May 30th at 7pm and May 31st at 1pm and 4pm. Tickets on sale now. To best adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines, tickets for this show will be sold in pairs at $25/ticket, or $50 per pair. Ticket buyers must purchase both seats. Seats will be socially distanced per Keene State College Guidelines, mask wearing will be required, and screening will take place. Tickets can be purchased by calling 603-358-2168 or at This show is sponsored in part by Silver Direct.

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 Antebellum, 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. Musical Production Conceived by Tina Landau. Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

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