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Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

In the show, doctors have created a new experimental medical technique to reverse retardation. Alice Kinnian, a teacher of retarded adults, convinces her pupil, Charlie Gordon, to be part of the experiment. Soon, Charlie becomes a genius and he and Alice fall in love. However, in the end, the experiment goes awry and Charlie's mental powers decrease rapidly.


Characters

Male

Soprano

Male



Show Information

Lyrics
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2 Acts
Genres
Drama, Farce, Romance
Time & Place
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast

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