Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, Copenhagen is a gripping and intellectually stimulating play that explores the events surrounding a mysterious and fateful meeting between two of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century: Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg. Niels Bohr is joined by his wife Margrethe, as they engage in a heated and thought-provoking conversation with Heisenberg. As the conversation unfolds, the characters grapple with their past and present roles in the development of atomic weapons and the potential consequences of their work. Set in Nazi-occupied Denmark during World War II, the play is a fascinating exploration of the ethics of science and the consequences of our actions.
Copenhagen is a must-see for anyone interested in history, science or politics. With its captivating storyline and masterful writing, this play will leave audiences on the edge of their seats and pondering its themes long after the final curtain call.
by Michael Frayn
directed by Eric Hill