Karaoke Man is the compelling story of a typical "salary-man": a Japanese corporate executive who is paid a fixed salary no matter how committed he is to his career. This character can only fully express himself when performing Karaoke, which has become an international cultural phenomenon. During the play, he reveals the various roles in his life, such as father, husband, son, "company man," and lover to a secret mistress. His way of surviving is to use Karaoke no matter which role he takes at any moment. At work, people call him "Karaoke Man."