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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.6 Stars)

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5.0 star rating Donald Martin from NYC

WOW

I was fortunate enough to see the invited dress rehearsal last night and this production is absolutely amazing. I could not believe how good Denzel and Vila were...brilliant ! To be fair, every performance on that stage was equally excellent. The set was gorgeous and played it's own role in this intimate story very well. This was also my first August Wilson play, and I am speechless. I have never experienced so many emotions, so quickly, and related to them on so many levels. FENCES grabbed hold of me and still hasn't let go. I would jump at the chance to see this performance again, but being a limited engagement and the fact that it is sooooo gooooood, i think tickets will be hard to come by. Go see it if you can.

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5.0 star rating ZAK from NEWARK,NJ

MAGIFICENT!

ONE WORD TO DESCRIBE THIS PLAY......MAGNIFICENT! I LAUGHED AND CRIED FROM BEGINNING TO END. I PLAN TO GO SEE IT AGAIN. IF YOU CAN MAKE IT I SUGGEST YOU DO. THANKS ERIC.

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5.0 star rating Thomas from New York

FENCES

I saw the preview of the play Fences with Denzel Washington. It was absolutely brilliant! August Wilson was an intelligent playwright who had such a great way of telling a story. I was spell bound. I did not want it to end. All of the cast were sensational. Hurry and buy your tickets you will be very sorry if you miss this play. My seats were great.

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5.0 star rating Andrea Jackson-Williams from New York, NY

WHAT A PERFORMANCE

I went to see Fences last night and I was blown away. Denzel's performance was Stellar. This actor gives his all to every project I have ever seen. It was great seeing him on Broadway. The cast was on there A GAME. Please go and see this Play; you will have no regrets. I am going to see at least two more times. Wishing the cast best wishes; you rocked the house.

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5.0 star rating Paula Morgan-Frazier from Scranton, PA

IT WAS AN AMAZING JOURNEY BACK IN TIME

I went to see the play on Sun. afternoon. I had heard of Fences as well as other August Wilson's work. This was the first I had ever seen live. It was an amazing journey. I was completely engrossed in each and every actors performance. The opportunity to see Denzel W. and Viola D. is a blessing and should not be missed. I must see it again! The actors were so gracious as they exited the theater, but nypd was just a bit too aggressive with the fans. My friend was actually manhandled by one of the officers. The stars were great about talking to us and posing for pics. I got great pics of Russell Hornsby and Stephen M. Henderson, unfortunately thanks to the NYPD I missed out on pics of Mr. Washington and Ms.Davis. Better luck next time. I hope that more of August Wilson's work is revived.

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5.0 star rating Marilyn from NYC, USA

WONDERFUL

I saw Fences today and I was absolutely blown away. Denzel is such a great actor. I enjoyed the story line very much. Viola Davis was very good as well. The whole cast was excellent. I am glad that were getting a chance to see Denzel live; it is one thing to see him on the Big Screen. But it is just great to get to see his talent live and in person. I am so sorry that we did not get a whole lot of plays by August Wilson. He was such a great play writer. And the era that he takes you to is great. I love the 1950’s time frame. This is a must see play.

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5.0 star rating Ide Cohen from Chicago, Illinois

MIND BLOWING

Love August Wilson's plays and have read them all as well as seen most of them in Chicago. This was outstanding. Spellbinding throughout and well acted by Denzel. This is a must see while in New York! We were lucky enough to get the last seats in the last row of the theatre. No problem with the sightlines and no problem hearing and seeing the action. Don't worry about where you sit, just see it! Ide Cohen

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