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

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Playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) dropped out of school in the ninth grade but continued to educate himself by spending long hours reading at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Library.

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I actually saw the play when I was in high school. Totally loved it! Liked the movie too. Not as dynamic as the play but I chalk that up to changes made to adapt the play to film.

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

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Jason Dirden as Levee in the Center Theater Group production of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. 2016