Subways Are For Sleeping: Musical Info & Synopsis


Subways Are For Sleeping follows Angie, a young NYC reporter, who discovers a group of individuals living unconventional lives in the city’s subway system. As she delves deeper into their world, Angie finds herself drawn to their carefree lifestyle and unique sense of community. Subways Are For Sleeping celebrates the unconventional joys of city life and the unexpected connections that can be found in the most unlikely places.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1961)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1960s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics/Book: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1962)➝


1960s, Christmas, Comedic, NYC

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