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Physicist Niels Bohr (senior theater major Jordan Klomp) reminisces about his son Harold, who died. Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning play, “Copenhagen,” directed by Associate Professor of Theater Arts Sean Dillon, concerns the question of why physicist Werner Heisenberg returned to Copenhagen in 1941. “Copenhagen” will continue to play this weekend beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy

‘Copenhagen’ examines inner dilemmas

The question as to why the renowned theoretical physicist Werner Heisen­berg traveled from Berlin, Germany, to Copenhagen, Denmark, to meet his former mentor, physicist Niels Bohr, in 1941 has been an ongoing discussion among scholars for decades, and it is also the subject matter of the University of La Verne production of Michael Frayn’s Tony […]

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