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August Wilson’s Modern American Classic, Fences to Open at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

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January 25- February 16, 2019

The Director and creative team of CSC’s hit production of A Raisin in the Sun return for this powerful classic.


Cincinnati, January 1, 2019 – Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its 25th Anniversary Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with August Wilson’s “Fences”, directed by Christopher V. Edwards and features “ranney” [sic] as Troy Maxson, Torie Wiggins as Rose and Crystian Wilshire as Cory.


Set against the backdrop of 1950’s Pittsburgh, August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama tells the story of Troy Maxson, a one-time star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man, holding court and expounding on life from the chair in his backyard. Due to his race, Troy was denied his shot at the Big Leagues, so when his son Cory wants his own chance to play ball, Troy’s bitterness and resentment threaten to tear their relationship apart.


To purchase tickets or for more information, call the CSC Box Office at 513.381.BARD (2273) ext. 1, or go online at Visit the website for discounted ticket options.

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