AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES

APRIL 23, 24, 25 

Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm

Drama | Due to adult language and themes,

Fences is recommended for ages thirteen and up.

 

From legendary playwright August Wilson comes the powerful, stunning dramatic masterpiece that won him critical acclaim, including the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize.

Troy Maxson’s yard is his refuge. A sanctuary where, at long last, the grass is finally green. But it can always be greener, right? Troy’s story is both unique and universal — a portrait of the unsteady bridge between fathers and sons, and the wives and mothers who stand cheering for both sides while hanging their own dreams out to dry. A story strong enough to bear the weight of injustice and yearning and love, at its best and its most destructive. And it’s bigger — it’s more — than all of that. Fences is a modern classic, a book that deals with the impossibly difficult themes of race in America, set during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s. A lyrical, heartbreaking love song sung in August Wilson’s unparalleled poetry, about people whose hearts beat vast and deep. 

August Wilson's Fences Is presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

TICKETS ON SALE: EARLY 2021

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