How different would the world have looked had the Nazis been the first to build an atomic bomb? Werner Heisenberg, one of Hitler's lead nuclear scientists, famously and mysteriously met in Copenhagen with his colleague and mentor, Niels Bohr, one of the founders of the Manhattan Project. Michael Frayn's Tony Award-winning drama imagines their reunion. Joined by Niels' wife, Margrethe, these three brilliant minds converge for an encounter of atomic proportions.
Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in November 2011.
Copenhagen is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.
Directed by Martin Jarvis
Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg
Alfred Molina as Niels Bohr
Shannon Cochran as Margrethe Bohr
David Krumholtz as Werner Heisenberg
Associate Producer: Christina Montano
Recording Engineer/ Sound Designer/Editor: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood
Casting Director: Cathy Reinking
Sound Effects Artist: Tony Palermo