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This is website totally dedicated to the work of August Wilson.
Here's a site dedicated to the memory of August Wilson and the celebration of African American culture.
Check out the New York Times' original review of Fences from 1987.
Here's a link to the many articles published on Wilson in the New York Times.
This is the article published by the New York Times after Wilson's untimely death.
Check out this great interview with Wilson – really!
A great article discussing the influence Harlem Renaissance artist Romare Bearden had on August Wilson's plays.
Listen to an interesting 2004 interview with Wilson.
NPR's popular evening radio show took a moment to focus on Fences.
This page has a clip of James Earl Jones as the original Troy Maxson. (Scroll down and look for the video on the left.)
Watch interviews with the cast of Portland Center Stage's production of the play.
Here are clips from a production by deaf actors.
Check out a clip from CBS News celebrating Wilson's memory.
Here's the man!
Here's Wilson with his wife, Constanza Romero
This is the cover of the published version of the play.
Here's Laurence Fishburne as Troy.
Artist Romare Bearden had a huge impact on Wilson's plays. Check out some of Bearden's collages here.
Explore more of Bearden's work, courtesy of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.