The Nervous Set: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Nervous Set revolves around a group of young artists in NYC who find themselves caught up in the vibrant counterculture of the era. As they navigate the ups and downs of life in Greenwich Village, they grapple with the pressures of conformity, the pursuit of creative expression, and the search for meaning in a changing world. The Nervous Set offers a nostalgic glimpse into 1950s NYC while exploring themes of youth, rebellion, and authenticity.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1959)

Cast Size: 15

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1950s / USA (Connecticut, NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Tommy Wolf

Lyrics: Fran Landesman

Book: Jay Landesman, Theodore J. Flicker

Cast Albums

Original Cast (1959)➝


1950s, Golden Age, Jazz, NYC, Obscure

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