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Endangered! The Musical

Members say: Entertaining, Relevant, Delightful, Clever, Great singing
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Critics
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3 reviews
Members
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33 reviews
 

This new family musical follows the adventures of a social media-savvy kid reporter and a group of endangered animals from around the globe who must survive a superstorm.

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Stranded at the zoo when the superstorm hits the city, the child and the animals must learn to communicate and understand each other, working together to save themselves. 'Endangered!' is an uplifting eco-musical for children ages 2 and up.

 

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Reviews (36)

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Avg Score

85
Off Off Online

“‘Endangered’ will have you snapping your fingers and tapping your feet. Each animal has an individual personality, and they are well physicalized. The fabulous and fun costumes by Collin Ranney lend both a comic as well as outrageous touch to each one’s characterization…They are all tremendously talented…‘Endangered’ is a wonderfully entertaining show. Although it is geared toward children...it also delivers an important message for our time.” Full Review

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The Mama Maven

“It’ll keep both toddlers and school-aged kids entertained...It even comes with an important lesson that kids will remember long after they leave the theater...The music was indeed uplifting and catchy...Scurlock is the undeniable star of the show. Her incredibly powerful voice is very special. Theo Errig, as the kid, was adorable and had a sweet voice…The show was fun and energetic. I loved that there was a message for the kids that they could easily understand and relate to.” Full Review

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The Huffington Post

“Both compulsively entertaining and ecologically friendly…Laced with levity and wit…If you want your children to receive a tuneful tutorial on environmental justice...‘Endangered’ is your ticket to a great afternoon of self-assured, entertaining drama. Fine has delivered an urban ‘Lion King’ without the 'Hamlet' high jinks but replete with the passions of this political and cultural moment. And there’s much for the adults to benefit from Fine’s received wisdom, too.” Full Review

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81
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70
Relevant, For kids only

See it if you are taking kids with you - gets across the theme of protecting animals and the environment.

Don't see it if you don't go with children so you can appreciate the performance through their reactions - otherwise it is mostly mediocre and repetitive.

Also My two grand kids, ages 10 and 4 liked it. I found it well-intentioned... Read more Read less

70
Quirky, Relevant, Cliched, Fluffy

See it if you'd like to give your kids a piece of relevant (yet entertaining) theatre... it has its moments, but there's room for improvement...

Don't see it if You can't handle low budget, mediocre talent (in all departments) and an already well known "moral" being shoved down your throat...

91
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like witty shows that are kid friendly. Show tailored for younger audiences but very witty and entertaining for adults too

Don't see it if You don't like shows targeted for children

81
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if Sweet family friendly show especially good for 2-10 year olds. Creative songs accompany a simple storyline.

Don't see it if If you are not into family friendly musicals.

75
Funny, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy educational shows and are interested in Global Warming, endangered species, diversity and the like.

Don't see it if you are bothered by being reminded of current issues which need our attention or do not appreciate being educated through a musical.

95
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Great singing

See it if You want to see a super-charged, well-written, singable, musical that will have you dancing in your seats no matter what age you are!

Don't see it if No reason not to see it. I write family musicals and I totally loved this one

76
Delightful, Entertaining, Fun, Cute, Moralistic

See it if you have children who like animal stories.

Don't see it if you don't have kids with you or if you are offended by a rather sexy cheetah in a children's show - that was rather odd.

78
Slow, Fluffy

See it if You have children and want them to see a light and airy show. Entertains for kids.

Don't see it if You want to see great Chikdrens theatre. If you are looking for a show after seeing everythung else, see this show. Otherwise caution!

73
Ambitious, Relevant, Cliched, Cute, Earnest

See it if you have kids between the ages of five and ten who you'd like to learn about climate change.

Don't see it if you're not bringing children. It's written specifically for kids & does a good job teaching them about the impact of humans on the climate.

62
Intelligent, Disappointing, Good acting, Educational

See it if you like shows that teach kids a lesson and you don't mind shows where people play animals that talk.

Don't see it if you don't like shows with a message or shows with talking animals.

100
Clever, Great acting, Must see, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love animals. Cause they love you.

Don't see it if I have no reasons.

70
Quirky, Entertaining, Repetitive, Terrific costumes, Resourceful

See it if you like intimate, resourceful, cute storytelling by young enthusiastic developing talent. Kids in the crowded LOVED it. Catchy fun.

Don't see it if you don't like cutesy entertainment for kids that tries to be hip; it's kind of Madagascar-like. (or Eddie Murphy for the last 10 years)

69
Funny, Confusing, Entertaining, Kid friendly, Lol

See it if There's a lot going on for a kids show but too "kiddy" for a regular show. It is very comical though, for more reasons that it should be!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy kids shows or animals as people.

70
Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if have kids. Great kids show about how humans are neglecting/ruining the eco-system. 70 min, no intermission. Very engaging for the kids!

Don't see it if you don't like kiddie stuff. I can't see adults seeing this one their own with no kids.

78
Clever, Delightful, Relevant, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You have young kids to take along

Don't see it if You do not want to see show not adult oriented

70
Clever, Quirky, Relevant, Fluffy

See it if you have little kids and 70 minutes to kill in midtown. The production is surprisingly lavish for TYA, good performances, esp the little boy

Don't see it if you're not with someone 10 and under. The story doesn't make much sense, and you'll have the whole idea in 5 min. But solid kids' show.

98
Funny, Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if if you like a multi-cultural, international and multi-species musical about a social media savvy kid reporter and a group of endanger

Don't see it if Do not go If you do not like a multi-cultural, international and multi-species musical. Then ENDANGERED is not the musical for you….

100
Clever, Thought-provoking, Great singing

See it if You have a family or an interest in animal conservation. Very entertaining for the audience both young and old.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals.

Also I loved every moment of the musical- song choices were excellent and h... Read more Read less

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Banal, Disappointing, Cliched, Insipid, Slow

See it if the singers had good voices. The show was AWFUL otherwise. Monotonous melodies. Worst silliest lyrics dull dances. Cheesey vacuous messaging

Don't see it if You are smart and want to go to the beach.

96
Funny, Must see, Relevant, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You or your child(ren) are interested in animals and their role in the world. The show is for children, but even adults can relate.

Don't see it if If you are not open minded about "silent" issues that are affecting our Earth.

Also I laughed, cried, and was engaged the entire time. The actors are very... Read more Read less

94
Funny, Absorbing, Delightful, Relevant, Great writing

See it if you want a thoughtful but funny show full of energy and good vibes. Great with kids, provokes their thinking about a pivotal subject.

Don't see it if you do not believe that climate change is real and requires all of us to act

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if ENDANGERED is a totally entertaining and uplifting family musical theater outing, for kids of all ages! WOW! Still singing "We're Alive"!

Don't see it if People who don't care about the planet or its inhabitants may prefer a less impactful show.

91
Ambitious, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great singing

See it if you like inspiring musical theatre with an important message and engaging with environmental issues.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of theatre aimed primarily at children (although adults could certainly learn a lot from this show too!)

Also The cast were outstanding - particularly enjoyed the character of Cran... Read more Read less

100
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to be fully entertained, see an extremely talented cast who can sing, dance, and act. Youngsters will love it but so will adults!

Don't see it if You don't like intimate theaters or strong audience engagement.

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During previews
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You want a great children's musical that our president and his advisors and children should see

Don't see it if Don't like musicals about contemporary topics.