Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play
Suitable for ages 12+
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.
Throughout the play, audiences are taken on a thought-provoking journey through the minds of these two Nobel laureate physicists who were at the forefront of the development of the atomic bomb. The play delves deep into their personal lives and the motivations behind their work, exploring the complex relationships between them, their families and their governments.
Copenhagen is a must-see for anyone interested in history, science or politics. It challenges our understanding of the world and forces us to confront the difficult questions that arise when science and politics collide. 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
Previews: Thursday, September 28 at 7pm & Friday, September 29 at 7pm
Opening/Press Night: Saturday, September 30 at 7pm
Closing: Sunday, October 29 at 2pm
Tickets: Preview: $45