In this classic drama, Troy's baseball dreams strain his family's bonds.
Taking place in the 1950s, Fences, a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, constitutes the sixth installment in Wilson's renowned 'Pittsburgh Cycle.' The story follows Troy Maxson, an African-American garbage collector and former convict who once aspired to a baseball career. However, Troy's bitterness strains his relationships with his wife and son, the latter yearning for his own shot at playing baseball. Fences vividly portrays the challenges faced by everyday Black Americans.