Over on my personal blog I compare a local stage production of Fences with the recent movie.
Last month a movie called Fences came out starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. This naturally caught my attention and then I realized it was based on a pulitzer prize winning play of same name by August Wilson written in 1983 and I got more excited.
Then I found out that Pioneer Theater Company here in Utah was doing a production of the play at the same time the movie was released. So I thought it would be fun to see both the play and movie and compare/contrast them.
I was going to do a video analysis but the truth is they ended up being so similar I didn’t have much to go off of. Nevertheless, let me profile both as there is still plenty of time to see both if you are interested.
Fences Summary- Before I go into both versions let me give a quick plot summary. Fences…
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