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Fences
Friday, Apr 27, 2018 7:30 PM
Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. Excluded as a black man from the major leagues during his prime, Troy's bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and his son, who now wants his own chance to play ball. Written by August Wilson
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Admission Adult - $15.00
Admission Senior - $12.00
Admission Student - $12.00
Admission Veterans - $12.00
Admission Group Adult - $13.00
Admission Group Senior - $10.00
Admission Group Student - $10.00

 
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Fences is a 1985 play by American playwright August Wilson. Set in the 1950s, it is the sixth in Wilson's ten-part "Pittsburgh Cycle". Like all of the "Pittsburgh" plays, Fences explores the evolving African-American experience and examines race relations, among other themes. The play won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play.  Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. Excluded as a black man from the major leagues during his prime, Troy's bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and his son, who now wants his own chance to play ball.