Prepare yourselves, because Mr. Squarepants is coming to Broadway!
The SpongeBob Musical is in the works, and it'll open in June 2016 in Chicago before moving on to the Great White Way for the 2016-2017 season.
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Directed by Tina Landau, The SpongeBob Musical will feature original songs by Aerosmith frontmen Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, and include other original songs from The Flaming Lips, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T's, They Might Be Giants, and T.I.
What the what?! T.I.??
Landau said of the musical: