Tintypes: Musical Info & Synopsis


Tintypes is a musical revue that celebrates the spirit and diversity of USA during the turn of the 20th century. Set against the bustling streets of New York City, the musical brings to life the sights, sounds, and stories of the era through a series of nostalgic vignettes, musical numbers, and historical figures. From the immigrant experience to the struggles of the working class, Tintypes captures the essence of the human experience in this ever-changing nation.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1979)

Cast Size: 5

Genre: Revue

Setting: 1890s, 1900s, 1910s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Various

Book: Mel Marvin, Gary Pearle, Mary Kyte

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1981)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


1970s, AmericaFeel-GoodImmigration, One-Word, Revue, Small Cast

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