Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Photos: First Look at New Family Musical ENDANGERED! Off-Broadway


This summer, FineHeart Productions, and The Eco Musical LLC present Endangered! The Musical, by Keni Fine and Tony Small, directed and choreographed by Michael Chase Gosselin, beginning performances on July 10 and opening Sunday, July 23 at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45 Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Inspiring and fun, Endangered! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a social media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who must survive an unexpected superstorm! Stranded at the zoo when the superstorm hits the city, the Kid and the endangered animals must quickly learn to understand and respect each other, while working together to save themselves. Endangered! has melodies that are renewable, and harmonies that are sustainable, making this groundbreaking eco-musical uplifting and enjoyable for creatures of all ages!

ENDANGERED! is Off-Broadway's first Eco-Musical, originally commissioned by the Friends of the National Zoo and created in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and their TAP Arts Camp under the direction of Tony Small. In 2013, Endangered! had a staged reading at the National Zoo, then premiered live-streamed on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage, directed by Tony Small and Keni Fine, presented by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and FineHeart Productions.

The cast includes Theo Errig as the Kid, Levi Lovewell, Dana Scurlock (NY: Zuccotti Park Musical) as Bam-Boo the Giant Panda, Nate Rocke (Regional: 25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee) as Einstein the Whooping Crane, Connor Delves (Regional: Me and the Girls) as Crankee the Crocodile, Nicolette Shin (Regional: Seussical) as G-Low the Golden Lion Tamarin, J'royce Jata (National Tour: Fame, Memphis) as Snoop the Spotted Skunk, Ani Djirdjirian (National Tour: Theaterworks The Lightning Thief) as Sita the Cheetah, and Maggie Ronck ( National Tour: Clifford The Big Red Dog Live!) as Janie Goodall, the famous TV Reporter.

The creative team includes Lena Gabrielle (Music Director, Arrangements and Additional Music), Doug Katsaros (Orchestrations), Ann Beyersdorfer (Set Design), Catherine Clark (Lighting Designer), Collin Ranney (Costume Designer), Patrick A. Lachance (Sound Designer), NJ Agwuna (Associate Director), Gabby Cogan (Associate Choreographer), and Evan Bernardin (General Manager), Ido Levran (Projection Designer)

Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniels

Related Articles

Featured on Stage Door

Shoutouts, Classes & More

More Hot Stories For You