Fences
Published in volume The Century Cycle (boxed set)
First Staged:
Yale Repertory Theatre, 1985; Broadway, 1987

Fences

By August Wilson
Published in volume The Century Cycle (boxed set)

The story of Troy Maxson, once a baseball star in the Negro Leagues, now fighting for the right to be first black man to drive a garbage truck in 1950s Pittsburgh.

Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century. Foreword by Samuel G. Freedman. 

'A fierce commitment to particularity... August Wilson has made America see Troy Maxson, in all his precise and explicit blackness, as one of our fathers' Samuel G. Freedman, from his Foreword

This volume is available as part of the Century Cycle boxed set.

Also by August Wilson:

The Century Cycle (boxed set)
King Hedley II
King Hedley II
Seven Guitars
Jitney
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Radio Golf
The Ground On Which I Stand
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
Two Trains Running
Gem of the Ocean
Radio Golf
The Piano Lesson

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