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... show more
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. This play is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Alfred Molina as Niels Bohr Shannon Cochran as Margrethe Bohr David Krumholtz as Werner Heisenberg Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded before a live audience at the James Bridges Theater at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television in November, 2011.
Publish date: February 15th 2012
Publisher: LA Theatre Works
Edition language: English
Published August 8th 2000. Why do I go to the theatre? The question bears the same gravitas as the one regarding books. Much like books, the theatre allows me to experience something different. Not like books or movies though, the theatre often feels more real since I share the same space as the a...
bookshelves: published-1998, radio-3, sciences, play-dramatisation, fradio, historical-fiction, winter-20122013 Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Laura Read on January 15, 2013 blurb: Benedict Cumberbatch, Greta Scacchi and Simon Russell Beale star in Michael Frayn's award-winning play about the cont...
I picked up this audio play because it has Alfred Molina. It is very entertaining, heartbreaking, and sometimes funny play about the question of morality. You do not have to be a scientist or a mathematician to enjoy the play. The performances are well done.
Gelesen als begleitender Text zum BBC-Hörspiel. Ohne wär ich bei all dem Science-Talk verratzt und verloren... *huh*