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Ethan Slater

 
Bio:
Ethan Slater is an American actor, singer, writer, and composer best known for his role as SpongeBob SquarePants in the musical of the same name, for which he received a Tony Award nomination for the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical category. Other credits include the World ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ethan Slater is an American actor, singer, writer, and composer best known for his role as SpongeBob SquarePants in the musical of the same name, for which he received a Tony Award nomination for the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical category. Other credits include the World ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Off-Broadway Revival, 2021
Lee Harvey Oswald/The Balladeer
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
SpongeBob SquarePants
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival at St. Luke's Theater, 2017
Performer
  [Chicago]
World Premiere Chicago Production, 2016
SpongeBob SquarePants
  [Regional (US)]
Delaware Theatre Company World Premiere Production, 2015
Modell

Photos

Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen

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Ethan Slater

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Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen

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Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen, John Doyle

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Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Off-Broadway Revival, 2021
Lee Harvey Oswald/The Balladeer

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
SpongeBob SquarePants

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival at St. Luke's Theater, 2017
Performer

  [Chicago]
World Premiere Chicago Production, 2016
SpongeBob SquarePants

  [Regional (US)]
Delaware Theatre Company World Premiere Production, 2015
Modell

Ethan Slater Biography

Ethan Slater is an American actor, singer, writer, and composer best known for his role as SpongeBob SquarePants in the musical of the same name, for which he received a Tony Award nomination for the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical category.

Other credits include the World Premiere of SpongeBob in Chicago (BroadwayWorld Chicago Best Actor Award), and "Modell" in Diner at DTC (Dir. Kathleen Marshall); Off-Broadway: Baghdaddy (St. Luke's), PEMDAS (59e59), Claudio Quest (NYMF), What We Know (Teatro Circulo), Independents (FringeNYC); Film: "Lightning Bugs in a Jar" (Cannes 2015), "EVOL"; Web Series: "Redheads Anonymous", "New Mayor of New York". Ethan is a Vassar graduate and member of OYL. More at EthanSlater.com.

Ethan Slater Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Leading Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Theatre World Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance Gold Star
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Ethan Slater News

Sean Hayes Reveals GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Will Come To Broadway Photo Sean Hayes Reveals GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Will Come To Broadway
by Joshua Wright - Jun 7, 2022

On the latest episode of his podcast, Smartless, co-hosted by Jason Bateman and Will Arnett, Sean Hayes revealed that following a run at Chicago's Goodman Theatre - Good Night, Oscar will come to Broadway.

Photos: ASSASSINS Concert Cast Takes Their Bows Photo Photos: ASSASSINS Concert Cast Takes Their Bows
by Jennifer Broski - May 10, 2022

Last night, Classic Stage Company held a one-night-only concert performance of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins on Broadway to benefit CSC. Featuring the complete cast of CSC's hit 2021 production, the performance of Assassins took place on Monday, May 9 at 7pm at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Tony Danza, Tom Wopat & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: From The Ziegfeld Folli Photo Tony Danza, Tom Wopat & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: From The Ziegfeld Follies to Moulin Rouge
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: From The Ziegfeld Follies To Moulin Rouge on Monday, May 23 at 8pm. Created, written, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 2, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel A Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards; Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 and we have the full list of winners and nominees!

Barnes & Noble Union Square to Host ASSASSINS Cast Album Release & Signing Event With Photo Barnes & Noble Union Square to Host ASSASSINS Cast Album Release & Signing Event With Judy Kuhn & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Classic Stage Company and Barnes & Noble announced today a cast album release event for the new cast recording of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins. Featuring members of the cast and creative team of CSC’s hit 2021 production, the event will take place on Friday May 6 at 7pm at the Union Square location of Barnes & Noble.

Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY NYC Shows Photo Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY NYC Shows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Celebrity Autobiography, the international hit comedy Broadway sensation and winner of the Drama Desk Award will return to NYC for two LIVE performances Monday, May 2 at 7pm and 9pm at the show’s original home, The Triad (158 West 72nd St).

Ethan Slater Completes The Cast Of CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY At Adelphi Photo Ethan Slater Completes The Cast Of CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY At Adelphi
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Tony award nominee and star of 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical' Ethan Slater rounds out the star-studded cast of the award-winning comedy show 'Celebrity Autobiography' on Saturday, April 30, in Adelphi University's Performing Arts Center (PAC).

BWW Album Review: ASSASSINS (The 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording) is Pistol-Smart an Photo BWW Album Review: ASSASSINS (The 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording) is Pistol-Smart and Deeply Satisfying
by David Clarke - Apr 12, 2022

Earlier this spring, Broadway Records released ASSASSINS (The 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording), giving fans of Stephen Sondheim our third English language commercially released recording of this brilliant score. Closed early because of Omicron, Broadway Records preserved this cast's wonderfully nuanced performances.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2022

Nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria, stars of Broadway’s POTUS. With COVID safety in mind, rather than having one host and multiple presenters, this year the Awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support provided by TDF.

Ethan Slater Videos

Photo/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR VideoPhoto/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Over the course of a four-hour release from a mental ward, and in front of thousands on live TV, the irrepressible and witty Oscar Levant, played by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actor Sean Hayes, lays bare the necessity of insanity in the making of brilliant work and the cost he is willing to pay to entertain the masses.

VIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita, Brad Oscar, Patti LuPone & More in THE MUSICAL OF MUSI VideoVIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita, Brad Oscar, Patti LuPone & More in THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)...and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2021

Just last night, The York Theatre Company presented an All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)...and More!, available to view on demand through April 21, 2021.

BWW Interview: Ethan Slater & Tom Kenny Chat About THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL on DVD VideoBWW Interview: Ethan Slater & Tom Kenny Chat About THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL on DVD
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 21, 2020

'The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!' is coming to DVD on November 3rd!

VIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS VideoVIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2020

CSC's 'Classic Conversations' series continued last night with André De Shields. He and John Doyle had a brave, honest conversation, which concludes with a beautiful, brief performance.

VIDEO: Billy Porter, Christy Altomare, Ethan Slater & More Join Michael Korte's #YouW VideoVIDEO: Billy Porter, Christy Altomare, Ethan Slater & More Join Michael Korte's #YouWillBeFoundChallenge
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2020

Broadway producer Michael Korte is looking to spread hope through the Covid-19 epidemic by inviting the musical theatre community to join in the #YouWillBeFoundChallenge. 

VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company VideoVIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

Broadway star Judy Kuhn has released a short message on behalf of John Doyle's star-studded production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins at Classic Stage Company.

BWW TV: Watch Broadway Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of GIRL FROM THE NORTH CO VideoBWW TV: Watch Broadway Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2020

The Belasco Theatre was the place to be last night as Broadway's best gathered to celebrate opening night of Girl from the North Country. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you to the star-studded red carpet with Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ethan Slater, Brian d'Arcy James, Michal Park and so many more!

Exclusive: Joshua Colley Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' At Feinstein's/54 Below VideoExclusive: Joshua Colley Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2020

It's time to head to the diner for a look at Joshua Colley performing Waitress's show-stopping song 'She Used to Be Mine' at Feinstein's/54 Below as part of 'Tuesdays at 54... with Robbie Rozelle!' accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano. Check out the video to see the Newsies and Les Miserables star perform this iconic number!

Exclusive: Eden Espinosa Sings Holding to the Ground at Tuesdays at 54 VideoExclusive: Eden Espinosa Sings Holding to the Ground at Tuesdays at 54
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Eden Espinosa sings 'Holding to the Ground' from Falsettos, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.

Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings Randy Newman at 54 Below VideoExclusive: Melissa Errico Sings Randy Newman at 54 Below
by Alan Henry - Jan 15, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Melissa Errico sings a Randy Newman medley, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.


Ethan Slater Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ethan Slater been in?
Ethan Slater has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ethan Slater been in?
Ethan Slater has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ethan Slater been nominated for?
Best Leading Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical .

What awards has Ethan Slater won?
Best Leading Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePantsand Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants.