Floyd Collins: Musical Info & Synopsis


Floyd Collins recounts the true story of Floyd Collins, who becomes trapped in an underground cave. As the news of his predicament spreads, it sparks a media frenzy and attracts reporters, family members, and rescue workers, each with their own motivations and struggles. Floyd Collins is an exploration of the human spirit in the face of adversity, delving into themes of hope, desperation, and the impact of the media on personal tragedies.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1994)

Cast Size: 13+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1920s / USA (Kentucky)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Adam Guettel

Book: Tina Landau

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1996)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, CountryDramaticTragedyTrue Story

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