“There were like 10,000 people out there some nights. So I just decided, if you actually came to the show, I’d sign your Playbill. (But) I might be too old to stand out there for a half an hour now. I might have to do it in a wheelchair!” DENZEL WASHINGTON admits he may have to curb the time spent signing autographs for fans when he takes to the Broadway stage in a revival of August Wilson play Fences in April (10). Thousands of devotees showed up to support his turn in a 2005 production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.