Because there is no curtain, even before this arduous yet exhilarating evening of theater begins, the viewer already has something to ponder: What is this spare, elliptical set supposed to represent? Is it a surreal map of the world? The iris of an eye? The nucleus of an atom? Is it a cerebral boxing ring, or a hospital operating theater? If nothing else, this abstract stage design stimulates the mind, gets the mental juices flowing, so that when the play begins, we're already in a mood... More >>>
In Copenhagen, Michael Frayn has taken a handful of confused, contradictory facts and transformed them into a provocative drama.