Michael Frayn's "Copenhagen"
January 6 - January 14, 2012
In 1941, German atomic scientist Werner Heisenberg paid a visit to his mentor, Niels Bohr, "the father of modern nuclear physics," in Nazi-occupied Denmark. The subject of their conversation, and its place in scientific, military, and world history, has been debated all the decades since -- did Heisenberg warn Bohr about the German nuclear program, or pry for information about the Allied atomic bomb? Jake Scaltreto directs COPENHAGEN, Frayn's theatrical thought-experiment in quantum uncertainty, wartime morality, and the unreliability of memory, which features Matthew Zahnzinger, Kevin Kordis, and Emily Hecht.