Film

Denzel Washington Does Not Want to Be Hit

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At least he didn’t in Broadway’s Fences revival, as co-star Viola Davis reveals in this Theater Talk season sampler of highlights from the PBS discussion show.

Davis explains why her big confrontation scene didn’t end with her throttling Denzel’s character, like in the galvanizing original version.

(She and Denzel won Tony awards anyway — and without bruises.)

In this scintillating sampler, you’ll also learn:

*Why Christopher Walken sticks to the surface with his fabulous acting

*How Willem Dafoe feels about big money when it’s tauntingly dangled

*What Michael Musto feels is needed to save Broadway immediately

*And how cute is Mark-Paul Gosselaar!