We’re back! With The SpongeBob Musical !!

September 17 – 26, 2021

The SpongeBob Musical

Directed by Bambi Johnson
Musical Directed by Nathan Scavilla
Stage Managed by Becky Flickinger

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Find out the answer to that age-old nautical question when Tidewater Players opens they’re 43rd Season with Nickelodeon’s long-running animated children’s sitcom come to life in Havre de Grace with The Spongebob Musical . The stakes are higher than ever in this innovative stage musical, as SpongeBob, Squidward, Patrick, Sandy, Plankton, Mr. Krabbs, and all the familiar denizens of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected and optimistic hero rises up and takes center stage. Told with a score from the biggest names in pop music, The Spongebob Musical is a guaranteed fun time for the whole family.

Based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg

Book by Kyle Jarrow

Original Songs by
Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex 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, T.I.

And Songs by
David Bowie, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley

Additional Lyrics by
Jonathan Coulton

Additional Music by
Tom Kitt

Musical Production Conceived by Tina Landau

Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc

The Spongebob Musical is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.



Tidewater Players is excited to announce our season of youth summer camps for 2021. For our 16st season of youth education camps, ages 5-12 can for the first time partake in the ghoulishly funny world of Charles Addams immortal characters in our junior camp, The Addams Family (Young Part), a newly adapted version of the hit Broadway musical specifically for younger performers. Ages 13-18, get ready to rouge your knees and turn your stockings down (and all that jazz) in Chicago (High School Edition), the iconic Kander and Ebb Tony and Academy Award Winning Best Musical, and the longest running American musical in Broadway history. All camps will be held indoors at The Cultural Center at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, MD, and will be strictly compliant with all current COVID regulations from the CDC and the State of Maryland. For more information, registration, and contacts for further question, go to our Camp page and select the appropriate camp.

Tidewater Players, The Resident Theatre of Havre de Grace

Tidewater Players has served the city of Havre de Grace since 1979 and since 1984have been performing in our home at the Havre de Grace Opera House (now the Cultural Center at the Opera House) by providing high quality entertainment at affordable prices, as well as youth educational programs and our highly regarded instructional intensive summer camps for many students who have no other artistic venues. We also make it a priority to give back to our community and have raised thousands of dollars for local charities over the years including Movable Feast, The Trevor Project, and The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  We value all art from classics to contemporary to original works, and make a conscious attempt to provide a well rounded season that offers something for every interest. But most of all, we at Tidewater Players pride ourselves on maintaining an all-inclusive, safe, and supportive space for all performers, production team members, and volunteers.

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Tidewater Players thanks you for your many years of loyal support!

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September 17-26, 2021

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