Fences

Broadway
Musical
Original
Troy Maxson, a former baseball player in the Negro Leagues now reduced to collecting trash, must deal with his headstrong football-player son and his wife, who reevaluates their marriage when Troy comes home with the baby he fathered with another woman.

Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1987 Most Promising Male Performer Winner
Drama Desk Award
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1987 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
1987 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1987 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1987 Outstanding New Play Winner
1987 Outstanding Play Winner
1987 Theatre World Award Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1987 Best Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1987 John Gassner Award Winner
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1987 Outstanding New Broadway Play Winner
Pulitzer Prize
1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner
Theatre World
1987 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1987 Actor in a Play Winner
1987 Direction of a Play Winner
1987 Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1987 Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1987 Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1987 Play Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Jun 26, 1988 4 $138,317.00 $0.00 -$4,204.00 $20.59 $0.00 6717 1276 8 0 65.80% 0.97%
Jun 19, 1988 3 $142,521.00 $0.00 $19,555.00 $21.54 $0.00 6618 1276 8 0 64.83% 8.26%
Jun 12, 1988 2 $122,966.00 $0.00 $2,168.00 $21.29 $0.00 5775 1276 8 0 56.57% 3.36%
Jun 5, 1988 1 $120,798.00 $0.00 -$26,612.00 $22.24 $0.00 5432 1276 8 0 53.21% -10.67%