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The Performances Are Powerful: Viola Davis, Denzel Washington Shine in ‘Fences,’ but the Story Is Best Served Onstage

Denzel Washington directs and stars in Fences as Troy Maxson, an ex-baseball player in the 1950s. It’s a role originated on Broadway in a 1987 Tony-winning performance by James Earl Jones. Washington starred in the 2010 Broadway revival (for which he also won a Tony), and now he’s taking another shot at this great character […]