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"Flowers for Algernon" presented by Elden Street Players
W.A.T.C.H. Award-winning director, Gloria DuGan (Wit, Doubt, Blood Brothers), returns to direct this heart-warming, beautiful story.
Charlie Gordon is a grown man with the mind of child. But when he is chosen for an experimental surgery to dramatically increase his IQ, Charlie’s life is changed forever. Slowly he begins to develop an exceptional new capacity for thoughts and emotions, making his life both beautiful and painful. However, when he discovers that his newfound intelligence may be temporary, Charlie begins to understand why ignorance might actually be bliss.
Based on the short story by Daniel Keyes, Adapted by David Rogers. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing
More About Elden Street Players
Begun in 1988, Elden Street Players is a community of artists who aim to put together "challenging and thought provoking, as well as entertaining" theater productions. The group's Industrial Strength Theater is located next to their Backstage/Scene Shop in Herndon's Sunset Park.