Fences at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Oct 14

Fences at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Oct 14

National Players & Creative Suitland presents:
by August Wilson
directed by Craig Wallace

Friday, October 14, 2022 at 7 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium.
This event takes place at Creative Suitland; 4719 Silver Hill Rd, Suitland-Silver Hill, MD 20746.

Troy Maxson was a star in the Negro Baseball League, but he was past his prime by the time Jackie Robinson broke the color line in 1947. Now in 1950s Pittsburgh, Troy hauls garbage to provide for his family. When his son Cory wants to play football, Troy worries the same barriers he faced will crush Cory’s dreams, and he’ll crush them first before anyone else does. But Troy’s own mistakes and regrets may be as big a threat to his family’s security as the racism that limited his opportunities. As the past closes in, Troy finds the walls he’s built for protection crumbling. For the first time in its history, National Players takes August Wilson’s most acclaimed drama in his Century Cycle Plays to the stage.

National Players is a unique ensemble bringing innovative theater to communities large and small across the United States. Founded in 1949, National Players stimulates youthful imagination and critical thinking by presenting classic plays in invigorating ways for modern audiences.

If You Are Sick, Stay Home
Masks are required
Proof of vaccination is required
You may show the physical vaccination card or a photo of the card on you phone
If you are unable to be vaccinated, you must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours on the day of the performance
No concessions and no outside food or drink

Tickets: $15 general, $10 seniors, veterans & students. Click here.

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