Flowers for Algernon

by David Rogers, based on the novel by Daniel Keyes

Audition Dates:

May 14, 2018 | 7PM
May 15, 2018 | 7PM

Audition Location:

Southside Theatre Guild
20 W. Campbellton Street
Fairburn, GA 30213

Performance Dates:

July 12, 13, 14, 15
July 19, 20, 21, 22

The compelling story of Charlie Gordon, willing victim of strange experiment – a moron, a genius, a man in search of himself. Poignant, funny, tragic, but with a hope for the indomitable spirit of man, this unusual play tells a story you will long remember. 

This play will be set in the early 1960s.

Contact Info:

For additional information and / or questions please contact the director, Keith Williams at

Audition Requirements:

  • All-volunteer, non-equity auditions
  • Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script
  • Headshot and resume are helpful, but not required.

Roles Available:

  • Charlie Gordon as a child (actor should look 6-10 years old)
  • Charlie Gordon as a teenager (actor should look 14-16 years old)
  • Charlie Gordon as an adult (mid 20s-30s)
  • Norma Gordon, Charlie’s sister, as a child (actress should look 6-10 years old)
  • Norma Gordon, Charlie’s sister as an adult (around 30)
  • Dr. Strauss and Professor Nemur (male actors should look to be in their 40s or 50s)
  • Alice Kinnian, Charlie’s teacher (20s – 30s)
  • Mrs. Donner, Owner of the Bakery where Charlie works, (50s or older)


***There are many other adult roles available where doubling will be utilized  (i.e. one actor might play a Nurse in one scene and a concert-goer in another). ***