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August Wilson

  1. rip
    Mary Alice, Emmy- and Tony-Winning Actress, Dead at 85Alice was known for her work in August Wilson’s Fences and as the Oracle in The Matrix Revolutions.
  2. movie review
    Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Fails the Woman Behind a LegendIn Netflix’s rote adaptation of August Wilson’s play, Viola Davis falters while Chadwick Boseman fares better.
  3. first looks
    Here Are the First Images From Netflix’s Adaptation of Ma Rainey’s Black BottomThe film stars Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman in his final film role.
  4. theater review
    Theater Review: Jitney, or How August Wilson Learned to DriveAs Fences arrives onscreen, Jitney rolls onstage at the Friedman.
  5. movie review
    Denzel Washington’s Fences Gets Stuck Between Stage and ScreenIt’s not cinematic enough to make you forget you’re watching something conceived for another medium, but it’s too cinematic to capture the intensity  of a great theatrical event.
  6. close reads
    Donald Glover, Atlanta, and Black Justin BieberAtlanta’s comedy of menace.
  7. the industry
    Denzel Washington Is Bringing All of August Wilson’s Plays to HBOAnd he’ll reprise his starring role in Fences.
  8. Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis to Cheat on Their WivesPlus: Viola Davis! Michael Mann! Cedric the Entertainer!
  9. the industry
    Denzel Washington Swinging for the FencesPlus: Halle Berry will teach you a lesson!
  10. the take
    Oprah Scared Away From Broadway?Did turmoil behind the scenes of the Fences revival scare away the Big O?
  11. the industry
    Michael Cera Is Scott Pilgrim!Cera will play Bryan Lee O’Malley’s lovable comic-book slacker; Geena Davis returns to TV; and Suzan Lori-Parks will direct Fences on Broadway.
  12. the industry
    Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon Are ‘Bourne’ Again?Plus industry news on Jason Statham, Steve Winwood, and Phil Collins’s daughter.
  13. the industry
    ‘Tramps’ Like Trump, and Trump Likes ‘Tramps’
  14. kudos
    Tony Voters Speak: The Actor
  15. kudos
    Tony Voters Speak: The Critic