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

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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Talk Fences on Good Morning America

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Talk Fences on Good Morning America

Fences (and Hollywood) stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis are making the rounds! The fierce team stopped by Good Morning America to chat about what drew them to August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic and the universal themes of the play. The pair also delve into the relevance of the revival following its 1987 premiere, even discussing if Troy would ...

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Exclusive! A First Look at Denzel Washington and Viola Davis On Stage in Fences

Exclusive! A First Look at Denzel Washington and Viola Davis On Stage in Fences

We know you’re dying to catch a glimpse of one of the most highly anticipated Broadway pairings of the season: Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Tony winner Viola Davis in the revival of August Wilson’s Fences, which started performances on April 14 at the Cort Theatre. Well, here it is exclusively! Washington plays sanitation worker Troy Maxson in ...

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Fences Stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Dress Down for Vogue

Fences Stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Dress Down for Vogue

One of the 2010 spring season’s final shows is also one of the most anticipated: Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Tony winner Viola Davis go head to head in the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Fences. The celebrated co-stars sat for a portrait with superstar photographer Annie Leibovitz for the May issue of Vogue, but they weren’t ...

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Jazz Great Branford Marsalis to Compose Original Music for Broadway Revival of Fences

Jazz Great Branford Marsalis to Compose Original Music for Broadway Revival of Fences

Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis will compose original music for the forthcoming Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Kenny Leon’s production of the play will begin previews on April 14 and open on April 26 at the Cort Theatre for a strictly limited 13-week engagement.

“What a dream come true to be ...

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Denzel Washington and Co. Talk About Putting Up Fences

Denzel Washington and Co. Talk About Putting Up Fences

The starry cast of the first-ever Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Fences met the press on March 18. Lead by Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Tony winner Viola Davis, the production is a vibrant mix of veterans and performers new to the playwright’s work. Want to get to know director Kenny Leon’s exciting ensemble of players? Watch ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for August Wilson’s Fences, Starring Denzel Washington

Tickets Now on Sale for August Wilson’s Fences, Starring Denzel Washington

Tickets are now available for the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. The powerful drama, directed by Kenny Leon, begins performances at the Cort Theatre on April 14 with opening night set for April 26, 2010.

Fences is one of the 10 plays in Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle, focusing on the African-American experience ...

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Broadway Revival of Wilson's Fences Opens

Date
Apr 26, 2010
Where
Cort Theatre
Show
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August Wilson’s Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, celebrates opening night at Broadway’s Cort Theatre.

Fences is one of the 10 plays in August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle, focusing on the African-American experience in the 20th century. The play centers on Troy Maxson (Washington), a Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career, but was ...

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Additional Cast Members Announced for Fences, Starring Denzel Washington

Additional Cast Members Announced for Fences, Starring Denzel Washington

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. The play, directed by Kenny Leon, will begin previews on April 14 at Broadway’s Cort Theatre and open there on April 26.

In addition to Washington as Troy Maxson and Davis as Rose Maxson, the cast will feature Chris ...

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August Wilson's Fences Returns to Broadway

August Wilson's Fences Returns to Broadway
Date
Apr 14, 2010
Where
Cort Theatre
Show
Fences | Buy Tickets

August Wilson's Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, begins performances at Broadway's Cort Theatre.

Fences is one of the 10 plays in August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle, focusing on the African-American experience in the 20th century. The play centers on Troy Maxson (Washington), a Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too ...

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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis to Star in Broadway Revival of Fences

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis to Star in Broadway Revival of Fences

Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington is now confirmed as the star of a forthcoming Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Fences, with Tony winner and Oscar nominee Viola Davis co-starring as his wife. Directed by Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun, Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean and Radio Golf), the 13-week limited engagement will begin previews on April ...

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