Casting for August Wilson's "Fences" Announced
Production Plays Sept. 27-Oct. 27, 2019
Ford’s Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for August Wilson’s Fences, directed by Timothy Douglas— one of the foremost interpreters of Wilson’s work. The production features Craig Wallace (A Christmas Carol, Death of a Salesman) and Erika Rose (Mosaic Theater Company's Queens Girl in Africa, Woolly Mammoth’s An Octoroon) in the roles of Troy and Rose Maxson. Performances of this powerful drama about family, duty and betrayal are September 27 to October 27, 2019, at historic Ford’s Theatre. A media performance is scheduled for October 2, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Wallace and Rose are joined by actors Doug Brown (Jim Bono), KenYatta Rogers (Lyons Maxson), Jefferson A. Russell (Gabriel Maxson), Justin Weaks (Cory Maxson), Janiyah Lucas and Mecca Rogers (Raynell Maxson, actors rotate in the role).