The cast of the filmed 'SpongeBob' musical. (Photo: Courtesy of Nickelodeon)

The filmed performance of the “SpongeBob SquarePants” musical will air on Nickelodeon on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.

The broadcast, which brought together original cast members from the Broadway musical, will be simulcast on Nickelodeon, TeenNick and Nicktoons. The musical was filmed in front of a live audience.

In addition to Broadway cast members, Tom Kenny, who was the voice of the animated SpongeBob SquarePants, appears in the special to sing Sara Bareilles’ song “Poor Pirates.”