Tenderloin: Musical Info & Synopsis


Tenderloin is set in NYC’s Tenderloin district and revolves around Reverend Brock, a reformer who sets out to clean up the neighborhood. Alongside him is Tommy Howatt, a reporter who has his own hidden agenda. Tenderloin captures the essence of the turn of the century, and explores themes of redemption, community, hope, and adversity.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1960)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1890s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Jerry Bock

Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick

Book: George Abbott, Jerome Weidman

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1960)➝

Encores! Concert Cast (2000)➝


Cast Album: Spotify➝

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


1960s, Based on a Book, NYC, One Word, Religious

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