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

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Fences Tony Nominee Viola Davis is 'Very, Very Grateful'

Fences Tony Nominee Viola Davis is 'Very, Very Grateful'

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Viola Davis
Nominated for Best Actress in a Play, Fences

“I am so happy to ...

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A Tony Nod Takes Fences Star Stephen McKinley Henderson’s Breath Away

A Tony Nod Takes Fences Star Stephen McKinley Henderson’s Breath Away

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Stephen McKinley Henderson
Nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Fences

“I feel very ...

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For Denzel Washington, Fences Tony Nom is Like a Family Reunion

For Denzel Washington, Fences Tony Nom is Like a Family Reunion

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Denzel Washington
Nominated for Best Actor in a Play, Fences

“Being on Broadway, and in ...

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First-Time Directing Nominee Kenny Leon of Fences Counts His Blessings

First-Time Directing Nominee Kenny Leon of Fences Counts His Blessings

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Kenny Leon
Nominated for Best Director of a Play, Fences

“Not in a million years ...

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Denzel Washington Visits Regis & Kelly

Denzel Washington Visits Regis & Kelly
Date
May 10, 2010
Show
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Tony nominee Denzel Washington, now starring on Broadway in Fences, heads to Live to chat with Regis and Kelly.

Washington played Brutus in a 2005 Broadway revival of Julius Caesarand starred in a 1990 Central Park production of Richard III. In 1979, he had multiple roles in a Central Park production of Coriolanus and later starred off-Broadway in A ...

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Building Fences on Broadway with Denzel, Viola and Opening Night Guests

Building Fences on Broadway with Denzel, Viola and Opening Night Guests

It was a Broadway opening to remember: lots of stars (onstage and in the audience), a standing ovation, a joyous celebration. All the elements came together on April 26 when Denzel Washington and Viola Davis took their bows in August Wilson’s Fences . Broadway.com staked out a prime spot on the (rain-soaked) red carpet at the Cort Theatre to ...

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Denzel Washington Attracts a Stellar Slate of First-Nighters at Fences

Denzel Washington Attracts a Stellar Slate of First-Nighters at Fences
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From Spike Lee to Gabourey Sidibe, a heaping helping of bold-face names came out on April 26 to see Denzel Washington and Viola Davis open in August Wilson’s Fences. The Cort Theatre was humming with all the talent who crowded in for a true theatrical event, the first Broadway revival of Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. After the cheers ...

Did Denzel Washington Hit One Out of the Park in Broadway's Fences Revival?

Did Denzel Washington Hit One Out of the Park in Broadway's Fences Revival?

OK, let's go over the stats: It's a Pulitzer Prize-winning play penned by prolific American scribe August Wilson. The original 1987 production, starring James Earl Jones and Mary Alice, was a hit, running for 525 performances. Oh, and did we mention the current revival stars Academy Award winner Denzel Washington and Tony winner Viola Davis? Clearly, Broadway's ...

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Video Sneak Peek at Denzel, Viola & Co. in August Wilson's Fences

Video Sneak Peek at Denzel, Viola & Co. in August Wilson's Fences

Broadway is getting its latest jolt of star power as two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington teams up with Tony winner Viola Davis in August Wilson’s beloved drama Fences. It’s definitely a hot ticket, and we’ve got a video preview of scenes from the show, directed by Kenny Leon at the Cort Theatre. Take a look, then book ...

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Fences Star Viola Davis on Denzel, August Wilson and Her Red-Hot Film Career

Fences Star Viola Davis on Denzel, August Wilson and Her Red-Hot Film Career

Viola Davis’ Oscar-nominated performance as an anguished mother in the screen adaptation of Doubt put her on Hollywood’s A-list, and the versatile actress soon found herself playing an artist on TV’s United States of Tara and Julia Roberts’ best friend in the eagerly awaited movie Eat, Pray, Love. In a recent news flash, Davis has landed the coveted ...

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