by Michael Frayn

Porpentine are pleased to announce their January 2015 residency at the Nave Gallery in Somerville, MA, where they will perform Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen.

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The Story

Copenhagen is Porpentine’s second production, following a successful run of Robert Bolt’s A Man For All Seasons earlier this year. R. Nelson Lacey (Founder of Porpentine and Thomas More in Porpentine’s A Man For All Seasons) portrays Werner Heisenberg. Lacey (Norton-nominee Outstanding Actor 2012) has worked with numerous theatre companies throughout New England, including Apollinaire Theatre Company, Fort Point Theatre Channel, Fresh Ink, Happy Medium Theatre, Zeitgeist Stage Company and Bad Habit Productions.

Floyd Richardson (Norfolk in Porpentine’s A Man For All Seasons) is Niels Bohr. Richardson has acted in Boston theatre since 1983, performing with Koinonia Theatre (Krapp, Krapp’s Last Tape; Sir Thomas More, A Man For All Seasons), as well as acting at Lyric Stage, The Huntington and Stoneham Theatre.

Ann Carpenter plays Margrethe. In her 20 years’ experience in Boston theatre, Carpenter has performed with Apollinaire Theatre, Theatreonfire and Hub Theatre Company among others. She recently performed on Bloomsday in Dublin with the Here Comes Everybody Players, and she will perform in March with Actor’s Shakespeare Project in God’s Ear. Jon Taie (Founder of Porpentine) directs Copenhagen. Taie directed the company’s inaugural show A Man For All Seasons, and has acted, directed and been technical designer for projects in the Boston area for the past several years, including Zeitgeist Stage and OTP. Sharon Lacey (Artist and Founder of Porpentine) designs sets and graphics.

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