Fences

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Opened Apr 26, 2010
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Winner of the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play! Two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington stars in the first Broadway revival of Fences, the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by August Wilson. The production also star Tony Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee Viola Davis. Kenny Leon directs. Fences is one of the ten plays in August Wilson's sweeping Pittsburgh Cycle, focusing on the twentieth century African-American experience. Fences takes place over eight years from 1957 to 1965. Washington stars as Troy Maxson, a Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too old when the major leagues finally admitted black players. As he faces off against the racial barrier at work and his own disappointments, Troy also grapples with his son, Cory, over the teenager's hope for a football scholarship and with his wife, Rose (Davis), who confronts Troy over a child he has fathered with another woman. A limited 13-week engagement.

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Fences

Apr 26, 2010
Denzel Washington delivers a powerful yet nuanced performance in the absolutely terrific Broadway revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Read More

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