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— Denzel Washington stars in the revival of August Wilson's powerful drama.


Troy Maxson is 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, who confronts Troy over a child he has fathered with another woman.

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What Is Fences Like?
Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize, Fences has a scope and impact far bigger than that of a simple family drama. Set in the backyard of a life-size onstage house, the current Broadway revival features charismatic performances from Denzel Washington and Viola Davis as Troy and ...

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