- Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play (1987)
- Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1987)
- Tony Award for Best Play (1987)
- Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play (2010)
- Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play (2010)
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The Question and Answer section for Fences is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Grabriel is Troy's disable brother. Gabriel sustained a traumatic brain injury during WWII that left him unable to live independently.
Troy and Bono work for the city sanitation department. They are garbage men.
In Act I, Scene IV, we learn that Troy has been given a job as a driver for the sanitation department.