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Rockville Little Theatre Presents Copenhagen

Rockville Little Theatre’s current show is Copenhagen by Micahel Frayn, directed by Heather Benjamin. The production runs through March 24 at the Randolph Road Theater located at 4010 Randolph Road in Silver Spring. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased by calling 301.221.5434.

Copenhagen is based on a meeting that occurred in 1941 between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Hsisenberg. The play premiered in London in 1998 at the National Theatre starring David Burke (Niels Bohr), Sara Kestelman (Margrethe Bohr), and Matthew Marsh (Werner Heisenberg). It opened on Broadway at the Royale Theatre on April 11, 2000 and ran for 326 performances. Directed by Michael Blakemore, it starred Philip Bosco (Niels Bohr), Michael Cumpsty (Werner Heisenberg), and Blair Brown (Margrethe Bohr). It won the Tony Award for Best Play, Best Featured Actress in a Play, Blair Brown, and Best Direction of a Play (Michael Blakemore). In 2002, the play was adapted as a film by Howard Davies, produced by the BBC and presented on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States.

Performance Dates and Times
March 8, 9, 10*, 15, 16, 17*, 22, 23, 24*
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
* Sunday Matinees at 2 pm

Cast List
NIELS BOHR – John Decker
MARGRETHE – Mary Ann McAllister
WERNER HEISENBERG – Benjamin Swiatek

Production Team
DIRECTOR – Heather Benjamin
PRODUCER – Alicia Goodman
STAGE MANAGER – Jacob Kresloff
GRAPHIC DESIGN – Smitten Design

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