"Fences" is a 1985 play by American playwright August Wilson. Set in the 1950s, it is the sixth in Wilson's ten-part "Pittsburgh Cycle". Like all of the "Pittsburgh" plays, "Fences" explores the evolving African-American experience and examines race relations, among other themes.
African-American playwright August Wilson won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award for his play "Fences," and earned a second Pulitzer Prize for "The Piano Lesson."
"A Streetcar Named Desire" is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams that received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948. The play opened on Broadway on December 3, 1947.
Tennessee Williams was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose works include, "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
"A Raisin in the Sun" is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. The title comes from the poem "Harlem" (also known as "A Dream Deferred") by Langston Hughes.
Playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry wrote "A Raisin in the Sun" and was the first black playwright and the youngest American to win a New York Critics' Circle award.