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

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