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August Wilson

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Fences | Characters

Character Description
Troy Troy, a hardworking, middle-aged family man, has a commanding presence and a big personality. Read More
Cory Cory is Troy's teenage son, and he dreams of going to college to play football. Read More
Rose Rose, Troy's wife, does everything she can to make him happy. Read More
Bono Bono is Troy's friend and coworker. Read More
Gabriel Gabriel, Troy's brother, believes he is the Archangel Gabriel as the result of a World War II brain injury. Read More
Lyons Lyons is Troy's oldest son, and he dreams of being a musician. Read More
Raynell Raynell is the child Troy has with Alberta. Read More
Alberta Alberta is Troy's mistress and the mother of Raynell.
Bonnie Bonnie, Lyon's wife, is a responsible woman who subsidizes Lyon's life as a musician.
Brownie Brownie is a coworker of Troy and Bono and an object of ridicule.
Coach Zellman Coach Zellman is Cory's football coach.
Lucille Lucille is Bono's wife.
Miss Pearl Miss Pearl is Gabriel's landlord after he moves out of Troy's house.
Mr. Stawicki Mr. Stawicki is Cory's boss at the A&P.
Rand Rand is Troy and Bono's boss, and he promotes Troy to driver.
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