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Fences Production History

Fences Show Information

Previews: March 17, 1987 (11 previews)
Opening:March 26, 1987
Closing:June 26, 1988
# Performances:525
Theatres: 46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
3/17/1987 - 6/26/1988
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Unknown
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:
Show type Play

Other Productions of Fences

1987   Broadway
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2010   Broadway Broadway Revival
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Fences - 1987 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1987 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor - Play James Earl Jones
1987 Drama League Awards Distinguished Performance Award James Earl Jones
1987 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Play August Wilson
1987 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Actor James Earl Jones
1987 Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Broadway Play 0
1987 Outer Critics Circle Awards John Gassner Playwriting Award August Wilson
1987 The Hewes Awards Scenic Design James D. Sandefur
1987 The Pulitzer Prize The Pulitzer Prize for Drama August Wilson
1987 Theatre World Awards Performance Courtney B. Vance
1987 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Play Lloyd Richards
1987 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Courtney B. Vance
1987 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Frankie R. Faison
1987 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play James Earl Jones
1987 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Mary Alice
1987 Tony Awards Best Play August Wilson
1987 Tony Awards Best Play Carole Shorenstein Hays
1987 Tony Awards Best Play The Yale Repertory Theatre