Copenhagen is a play based on a real event which occurred in 1941: a meeting between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg and explores the moral questions about scientists working on nuclear weapons. The play debuted in London and later won the Tony Award during its Broadway run.Methuen Drama Student Editions are expertly annotated texts of a wide range of plays from the modern and classic repertoires. Key Features: • Chronology of the playwright’s life and work. • Synopsis of the plot. • Introduction chapter with commentary on themes, context, characters, language, key words and phrases and play structure. • Questions, notes and a bibliography for further reading. • Text notes to explain unfamiliar terms in the play text.