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The Big Screen: Fences On Stage And Screen


by Stephen Becker 2 Feb 2017

We kick off our annual Oscars series with a conversation with a Dallas actor who’s twice played the role for which Denzel Washington is nominated

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thebigscreenOver the next few weeks, we’ll be looking at some of this year’s Oscar-nominated films. First up is “Fences,” an adaptation of the August Wilson play. We talk with Tyrees Allen, the Dallas actor who’s twice played the lead character onstage: Troy Maxson, the role for which Denzel Washington is nominated.


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Jamal Sterling and Tyrees Allen in African-Amerian Repertory Theatre’s 2013 production of August Wilson’s ‘Fences.’

You can see Tyrees Allen in the upcoming Dallas Theater Center production of ‘The Christians.’

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