Theater: Plays

Production: 'Fences' (See all 5 roles)

Lyons Maxson (Lead)

This listing has expired.

Search for similar casting calls ›

Production Details

Casting August Wilson's "Fences."

Get more details on 'Fences', including pay, union details, full description, rehearsal & production dates & locations, script sides, other roles, and more.


Male, ages 20-34, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Lyons Maxson: (Lead) Troy's eldest son, an ambitious and talented jazz musician. Troy was in prison for much of Lyons childhood. Lyons has a hard time making a living and mostly depends on his girlfriend, Bonnie. Lyons is a frequent visitor to the Maxson house, usually on Troy's payday to ask for money. Troy considers Lyons Jazz playing as an unconventional and foolish occupation. Lyons' humanity and belief in himself garners respect from others.


Seeking submissions from: NY Sign up or Log In to apply.