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Fences

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Following his triumphant performance as Othello in the West End, Lenny Henry takes on one of the 20th century's most poignant characters. Read More >

Following his triumphant performance as Othello in the West End, Lenny Henry takes on one of the 20th century’s most poignant characters.

Troy Maxson was once a gifted athlete but was denied his shot at the big time and now struggles through daily life in Pittsburgh. Resentful of a worldhe believes has denied him chances at every turn, he takes out his anger on his loyal wife and sports-obsessed son.

Fences is one of the great American dramas of the 20th century, and winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Award, two Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Set between the Korean and Vietnam wars, it is the story of a family trying to hold itself together and of what happens when a strong man is robbed of his dreams – a universal story which will touch a chord in every heart.

 

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 19/06/2013

Opening Night: 26/06/2013

Closing Night: 14/09/2013

Running time: 2h40

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Lenny Henry, Tanya Moodie, Colin McFarlane, Peter Bankole, Ashley Zhangazha

Creative

Director - Paulette Randall

Producer - Theatre Royal Bath Productions

Designer - Libby Watson

Conductor - Delroy Murray

Lighting Designer - Johanna Town

Sound - Al Ashford

Author - August Wilson

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