The SpongeBob Musical

Based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg
Book by Kyle Jarrow

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and became the hottest star on Broadway? Why, it's SpongeBob SquarePants! And now, with the help of students from the TNB Theatre School’s Senior Musical Theatre program, he’s ready to take the stage at the Fredericton Playhouse and delight audiences in this brilliant, bright, hilarious and brand-new musical.

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 A, 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
©2023 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Created by Stephen Hillenburg.


Sharisse LeBrun - Director

Sharisse LeBrun (she/her) is a theatre educator, director and actor. Having grown up in New Brunswick, she has long been involved with the local theatre companies including Theatre St. Thomas, Theatre UNB, Bard in the Barracks, Theatre New Brunswick, Notable Acts, and Solo Chicken. After completing her MA in drama, theatre, and performance studies at the University of Toronto, she returned home to take on the role of TNB’s Director of the Theatre School and Young Company, where she gets to spend her days sharing her love of theatre with young people.

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Jillian Hanson - Music Director

Jillian Hanson (she/her) is a Fredericton-based actor. Originally from Woodstock, Jilly lived in Fredericton for four years while attending STU ('13 grad) before moving to Toronto to attend George Brown's Theatre School ('16 grad). In October 2018, Jilly moved back to Fredericton for a work contract that ended up being a transition into being a permanent New Brunswick resident again. Jilly made her Theatre New Brunswick debut as Mary Bennet in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley back in December of 2021 and most recently toured to schools all around the province with TNB's 2023 Young Company.

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Sydney Hallett - Choreographer

Sydney Hallett (She/Her) is an actor/dancer/choreographer based in Fredericton, NB. She has a BA in Fine Arts and English (Drama) from St. Thomas University and has been training in physical theatre with Solo Chicken Productions since 2017. Currently, she works as a choreographer for TNB and St. Thomas University’s Musical Theatre program. She also creates and produces her own dance and movement works. As an actor, she has performed with various local companies including Solo Chicken Productions, Bard in the Barracks, NotaBle Acts, Hyperloop Theatre, and Theatre St. Thomas. As a human, she enjoys spending time with friends on a sunny patio, going on adventures, and making delicious coffee.

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Bradley Hachey - Band Leader

Bradley Hachey is a music teacher and active musician in the Fredericton community. He holds a
Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University and a Bachelor of Education from Saint Thomas
University. Since moving to Fredericton in 2015, Brad has immersed himself in the vibrant music
community within the city. Some credits include: director of Second Chances Beginner Band (2017-
present,) band leader/pianist TNB’s Anne and Gilbert (2022,) and collaborative pianist for the
Fredericton Kiwanis Youth Choir (2022-present.) Brad currently teaches music at Oromocto High School
where he also directs the school concert band. Brad is thrilled to be back with TNB leading the band for
this adventure to Bikini Bottom!

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Andrea Evans - Set Designer

Andrea Evans proudly holds a BFA with Honours from York University where she studied Theatre Production and Design. With nearly 20 years’ experience, she has worked as a set designer, scenic painter, and props builder for numerous theatres throughout Ontario and the Atlantic provinces. Andrea has worked for theatre companies such as the National Ballet of Canada, Saint John Theatre Company, the Chester Playhouse, Tarragon Theatre, and many others. For two seasons, Andrea worked as an assistant designer at the Stratford Festival. She has also been a guest artist / instructor at numerous high schools teaching stagecraft and design. She is also the Production Manager at Theatre New Brunswick. Andrea has been nominated two times for Toronto’s Dora Awards and is the proud recipient of a Dora Award for Outstanding Set Design.

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Trent Logan - Lighting Designer

Trent Logan (he/him) is a New Brunswick based theatre technician, designer, manager, and educator. He
has filled several production roles for theatres across New Brunswick and into Nova Scotia and Ontario.
He currently works as the technical director and resident designer for the University of New Brunswick
(Fredericton). Past credits include: Fruit Machine (Solo Chicken Productions; Lighting Design & Technical
Director), Dead Man’s Cell Phone (UNB-Fredericton; Set & Lighting Design), and Rose, the Musical (TNB
Theatre School; Lighting Design).


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