But the 1950s are yielding to the new spirit of liberation in the 1960s, a spirit that is changing the world Troy Maxson has learned to deal with the only way he can, a spirit that is making him a stranger, angry and afraid, in a world he never knew and to a wife and son he understands less and less.
From legendary playwright August Wilson, the powerful, stunning dramatic work that won him critical acclaim, including the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize
He has had to be to survive
Now a Major Motion Picture directed by Denzel Washington, and starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis (winner of the Academy Award and Golden Globe for her role), Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play
Troy Maxson has gone through life in an America where to be proud and black is to face pressures that could crush a man, body and soul
Troy Maxson is a strong man, a hard man