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Hollywood turns Broadway into a theatrical multiplex

May 4, 2018
There can be big money in musicals based on popular movies and TV shows.
The cast poses onstage during opening night of Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical" at Palace Theatre on December 4, 2017 in New York City. 
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SpongeBob’s Broadway musical hits the right notes

Dec 25, 2017
Over the last 18 years, SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends in the underwater town of Bikini Bottom have been a pop culture juggernaut — a long-running TV show, a movie franchise, tons of tie-ins. And now SpongeBob is making his mark on the Broadway stage.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Is SpongeBob SquarePants losing popularity?

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The cartoon character is a huge cash cow for Nickelodeon, but are there signs that SpongeBob is falling out of favor with kids?