Nevermind is a bleakly funny play about John, a music journalist coming to terms with his own failings. He has failed as a journalist, a lover and as a son. Following the death of his father he returns home. He believes he is doing his family a duty by caring for his mother. She in turn thinks that he is the one that needs looking after. Neither can cope with their grief and both strive to protect each other from their pain which only serves to exacerbate their lack of communication.
As John struggles to finish his biography on Nivana’s lead singer Kurt Cobain, his mental health begins to quickly fracture. He is visited by the dead Cobain who begins to torment him about his life. Just as it looks as if John will take Kurt’s advice and kill himself his girlfriend arrives. Can Helen’s love save John? A battle ensues for his soul.