Bright Lights, Big City: Musical Info & Synopsis


Bright Lights, Big City follows Jamie, a young aspiring writer, as he navigates the tumultuous nightlife of NYC. Haunted by the recent loss of his job, his mother, and the breakdown of his marriage, Jamie immerses himself in the world of parties, drugs, and the allure of success. Bright Lights, Big City explores themes of loss, identity, and the search for meaning amidst chaos.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1999)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1980s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Paul Scott Goodman

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2005)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1990s, Based on a Book, Dramatic, Rock, Solo Composer

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