Worlds Away is loosely founded on a modern physics premise: that our Earth co-exists with other dimensions and other-dimensioned universes. Worlds Away unfolds across these dimensions and across universes. These settings frame the context in which the inhabitants of the different dimensions and worlds interact.
The musical opens with Adieu, a god, on her higher plane, contemplating the Earth-universe and the other, non-Earth universe. She is getting no answers from her contemporaries about what to do about Earth.