"Michael Frayn's tremendous play is a piece of history, an intellectual thriller, a psychological investigation and a moral tribunal in full session." Sunday Times
- By Michael Frayn
- Directed By Jillian Keiley
- Featuring music from albums Solo Piano, Solo Piano II & Solo Piano III by Chilly Gonzales
NAC English Theatre Production
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, Drama Desk Award and New York Drama Critics Award for Best Play in 2000.
The Tony Award-winning Copenhagen is an explosive re-imagining of the mysterious wartime meeting between two scientists to discuss the atomic bomb.
It is 1941. Nations race to perfect The Bomb, and two Nobel Laureates meet in occupied Denmark for a conversation that will change the course of history. German physicist Werner Heisenberg and his Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, had revolutionized atomic science in the 1920s, but now they were on opposite sides of a world war.
Critically-acclaimed since its premiere, Michael Frayn's riveting drama puts you in the heart of one of the greatest moral dilemmas of the 20th century.
Copenhagen is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
Performance is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including intermission