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“Mick Tinder makes the gangster Eddie Fuseli sinister but not cartoonish .”

Celia Wren - Washington  Post

Mick Tinder … is touching as a lonely retiree in Carnelia’s “Joe.”

 - Jane Horwitz   -  Washington Post

 Golden Boy

10th Man


As Mr. Baker [Senior], local vet  Mick Tinder unleashes a playful mix of dry wit and fiery temper on his two wayward sons. He sweeps about scenic designer Trena Weiss-Null’s cozy apartment set, delivering “father knows best” moments with an unpredictable current of withering stares and volcanic outbursts.

DC Theatre Scene

Come Blow Your Horn

(Photo: Johannes Markus)

Theater veteran Tinder is the demanding, morosely funny Mr. Baker, Turkel’s partner in parenting. Tinder lifts every scene he's in as Simon's deftly written barbs fly from his mouth and keep the audience in stitches.

 Jeanne Theismann


Portraying the central character of John Adams, Mick Tinder is suitably dry and fervent -- striding around the stage, irritably banging a walking stick on a table, a veritable Energizer bunny of New England idealism. “  - Washington  Post