Fences (Broadway)
Closed 2h 30m
Fences (Broadway)
93

Fences (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

93%
(64 Ratings)
Positive
98%
Mixed
2%
Negative
0%
Members say
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Masterful

About the Show

This revival of the most celebrated play in August Wilson’s cycle, starred Viola Davis and Denzel Washington.

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64 Reviews | 36 Followers
100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Masterful, Resonant

See it if you are a fan of August Wilson, as this is, arguably, the best of the 9-play cycle.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of American theater. This is as pure and good as it gets.

336 Reviews | 46 Followers
97
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if a revival is done. Don't miss the picture

Don't see it if Not applicable Read more

729 Reviews | 415 Followers
95
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if tremendous acting to one of August Wilson best plays.

Don't see it if you don't like seeing plays about the African-American experience, you may want to skip this play.

90 Reviews | 37 Followers
94
Ambitious, Exquisite, Masterful, Profound, Resonant

See it if you care about great writing. August Wilson is a master playwright whose works speak beautifully to the human condition.

Don't see it if you don't like long plays that are mostly talk with little action.

399 Reviews | 205 Followers
94
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if Wonderful. Moving. Every performance was exquisite.

Don't see it if Kick yourself if you missed this one.

67 Reviews | 9 Followers
93
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intense, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if Acting was incredible. This was one of the best plays on Broadway in years. Saw the original with James Earl Jones and this was as good.

Don't see it if Do not like intense plays with great actors

228 Reviews | 62 Followers
90
Profound, Romantic, Great acting, Great writing, Full disclosure: i saw the 2016 movie starring denzel & viola davis&

See it if On stage a play's dominated by the metaphor that is the set, but in films the actors take precedence & this is a duo 4the ages: Denzel/Viola

Don't see it if I guess if U R a racist U should stay away from all-black-cast plays. Y watch a show that will make U uncomfortable? No lynchin's here massa

718 Reviews | 253 Followers
89
Absorbing, Original, Masterful, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You're an avid August Wilson fan, whether or not you've seen a production of Fences before.

Don't see it if You really dislike Denzel in any film/play he's starred in.

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