The clashing sounds and pulsing rhythms of New York City underscore this landmark concept show that inaugurated the modern era of musical theatre. In search of happiness Robert breezes through encounters with April (the stewardess), Kathy (the girl who's going to marry someone else), Marta (the peculiar one). In vignette after hilarious vignette, we also meet those good and crazy people, his married friends. On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state weighing the pros and cons of married life. In the end, he realizes alone is not alive.