- 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.
Cory asks Troy why he doesn't have a T.V. The television, as Cory describes it, is fundamentally changing how people interact with the world. His argument that “they got lots of things on TV” is his way of telling Troy that the world outside of...
Gabriel suffered a traumatic head injury in World War II that left a metal plate in his head. Because of his diminished mental capacity, he acts in a childlike manner and believes that he is the Angel Gabriel, waiting for St. Peter to open the...
They are supposed to be working on building a fence.