Fences by august wilson: summary at the beginning of the play, troy, the central character of the play, goes to his house for drinking and talking to bono his friend. Fences, play by august wilson: review of the main character the play fences is set in pittsburgh the plot explicated to troy maxson,who had a wife and one son. August wilson in early 2005 beginning in the 1970s, august wilson, who died of liver cancer sunday in seattle, challenged the american theater by writing a cycle of plays, one for each decade of the 20 th century, all but one of them set in his birthplace, pittsburgh's depressed hill district. Fences is divided into two acts act one is comprised of four scenes and act two has five the play begins on a friday, troy and bono's payday troy and bono go to troy's house for their weekly ritual of drinking and talking. Home august wilson's fences : summary/reviews cite this a detailed plot summary of fences is the play's historical and cultural background and themes. Fences august wilson essay this free synopsis covers all over the play fences her husband was killed in fences august wilson's fences august wilson's play. A detailed plot summary of fences is provided, followed by an overview of the play's distinguished production history the play's historical and cultural background and themes are explored, as is wilson's dramatic art the reference closes with a look at the critical and scholarly reception of fences and a bibliographical essay.
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