Fences Characters Quiz

Test your knowledge about the characters in August Wilson's play, Fences.

  1. Which character represents Troy's redemption and humanity?

  2. Who wants a fence built to help keep his/her family close by?

  3. Which child of Troy is most like him (whether he likes it or not)?

  4. What does Troy think makes him a good father?

  5. What sport did Troy play in the Negro leagues?

  6. Who works with Troy?

  7. How old is Lyons at the start of the play?

  8. Who is Troy's wife?

  9. Which character represents innocence and hope for the future?

  10. With whom does Troy have an affair?