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Fences

Denzel Washington’s Fences Expands Beyond the Yard and Into our Hearts

Denzel Washington’s Fences Expands Beyond the Yard and Into our Hearts

August Wilson’s Fences is as powerful a film as I have ever witnessed. I’ve wept in exactly three films in the course of my life: The Color Purple, Schindler’s List, and now Fences. The prior two films were released in 1983 and 1995, respectively, and both were directed by Steven Spielberg. The fact that it [...]

December 26, 2016 Brian C Scott Reviews 0

A Tale of Two Troys – James Earl Jones and Denzel Washington Take on Fences

A Tale of Two Troys – James Earl Jones and Denzel Washington Take on Fences

  Last year, I had the opportunity to play the role of Troy Maxson in August Wilson’s Fences, in two separate runs at different theatres in Oklahoma City. Before auditioning for the role, I did what any serious thespian would have done: I went to the YouTube of the Interwebs. There I searched for actors playing [...]

February 7, 2014 Brian C Scott Culturocity Celebrates 0

2013 Poteet Theatre Awards Shine Spotlight on Diversity

2013 Poteet Theatre Awards Shine Spotlight on Diversity

  The landscape of theatre in Oklahoma City is gradually becoming more ethnically inclusive, but diversity has been at the forefront of one area theatre’s priority list for quite a while now. The 2013 Poteet Theatre Awards distinguished the local theatre as a pioneer in bridging the vast cultural divide that many minorities in Oklahoma City perceive in terms of both opportunity and recognition. This year, all of the [...]

February 3, 2014 Brian C Scott Reviews 2