Nominated for 10 Tony Awards, "Fences" starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis are to star in August Wilson's monumental Pulitzer Prize winning play, "Fences" This play originally starred James Earl Jones and won 4 Tony Awards including Best Play, the Pulitzer Play for Best Drama, 3 Drama Desk awards including Best Play and the New York Critics Circle Award for Best Play. August Wilson is considered by many to be the greatest African American Playwriter of all time.
Denzel stars as a 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 barriers at work and his own disappointment, he also grapples with his son over the teenager's hope for a football scholarship and with his wife (Viola Davis) who confronts him over a child he has fathered with another woman. This play will bring tears to your eyes so come prepared.