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Denzel Washington Says He Will Bring 10 August Wilson Plays to HBO

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in a 2010 production of August Wilson’s “Fences,” at the Cort Theater.

February 2011 ~ August Wilson (1945-2005) was a writer and playwright from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Each of his plays represented a different aspect of black American life in different decades. Wilson won several awards for his writings including two Pulitzer Prizes for drama. His more known plays were Fences (1987), The Piano Lesson (1990), The Homecoming (1989), and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1984).

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Denzel Washington to Produce All 10 August Wilson Plays for HBO, Including Fences with Viola Davis

Get ready for a whole lot of August Wilson on the small screen. Denzel Washington will be producing 10 plays for HBO. Including Viola Davis reprise in "Fences"

All of the characters in the play by August Wilson Fences experience a personal transformation over the course of the play. Description from fencelena.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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New York Public Radio to Record August Wilson's Plays

From left, Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Stephen McKinley Henderson in a 2010 production of