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Bono accuses Troy of having an affair with Alberta.Act 1, Scene 1
Troy and Rose argue about their son, Cory. Gabriel visits.Act 1, Scene 2
Cory tells Troy he quit his job and will not resume it until after football season. Troy is furious.Act 1, Scene 3
Troy talks about his father. Cory is mad at Troy for getting him removed from the football team.Act 1, Scene 4
Troy and Rose fight about his pregnant mistress. Troy grabs Rose, and Cory hits him.Act 2, Scene 1
Alberta dies in childbirth. Troy has Gabriel committed to an institution.Act 2, Scene 2
Troy brings home the baby, Raynell; Rose agrees to raise her but tells Troy he is a "womanless man."Act 2, Scene 3
Troy picks a fight with Cory and throws him out of the house.Act 2, Scene 4
Cory returns; Rose convinces him to go to Troy's funeral. Gabriel opens the gates of heaven to Troy.Act 2, Scene 5
|Act 1, Scene 1||The play opens on a Friday evening as Troy, a powerfully built 53-year-old black man, and Jim Bono, his longtime friend,... Read More|
|Act 1, Scene 2||The next morning while hanging laundry, Rose sings a song about Jesus building a fence around her for protection. Troy c... Read More|
|Act 1, Scene 3||A few hours later Cory returns home, and Rose warns him Troy is angry because he expected Cory to help build the fence. ... Read More|
|Act 1, Scene 4||On a Friday night two weeks later, Cory sneaks off to play football, with Rose's complicity. Troy and Bono come from wor... Read More|
|Act 2, Scene 1||The next morning Cory tells Rose he is not quitting the team no matter what Troy says. As Cory goes into the house, Troy... Read More|
|Act 2, Scene 2||Scene 2 takes place six months later with Rose and Troy on the porch. Rose complains that although Troy comes home each ... Read More|
|Act 2, Scene 3||Three days later Troy brings Raynell to the house. After talking to the baby, Troy addresses Rose and says he cannot den... Read More|
|Act 2, Scene 4||Two months later Lyons stops by hurridly to pay back his father the 20 dollars he owes him. While there, Lyons talks to ... Read More|
|Act 2, Scene 5||Seven years have passed, and it is the day of Troy's funeral. Raynell is in the front yard looking after her little gard... Read More|