Sun 1 September 2:00pm
Director: Denzel Washington
Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson
Denzel Washington directed and stars in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which centres on a black garbage collector named Troy Maxson in 1950s Pittsburgh. Bitter that baseball’s colour barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues, Maxson is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.
Both Washington and co-star Viola Davis won Tony Awards for their performances in the 2010 revival of the play.
Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, and Mykelti Williamson round out the supporting cast.