Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-03-19

Samford University Theatre will present the drama, "Copenhagen," March 27-30, in Christenberry Planetarium, located in the Samford Sciencenter. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on March 27, 28 and 29, and at 2:30 p.m. on March 30.

The masterpiece by Michael Frayn focuses on a visit made by German physicist Werner Heisenberg to physicist Neils Bohr in 1941. The two, who had collaborated on the development of quantum theory, were on opposing sides of World War II. The play examines issues of history and politics, and the nature and ethics of humanity.

"Copenhagen" is directed by Samford theatre major Matt Godfrey of Hoover, and stars theatre majors John Cooley of Shannon, Brad Roller of Birmingham and Natalie Saxon of Mableton, Ga.

Admission is $10 adults, $8 senior adults and $6 students/children. For information and tickets, visit or call (205) 726-2853.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.