Kenny Leon

Exit Strategy is a hilarious comedy with an honest view point, centering on a public high school that is slated for closure at the end of the year.

Actor Denzel Washington was on The Steve Harvey Morning Show talking about his passion for theater and acting in his latest project, Lorraine Hansbury’s classic play “A Raisin In The Sun,” opening on Broadway April 3rd. Denzel plays Walter Lee, originally played by legendary actor Sidney Poitier. The play is directed by Atlanta’s own Kenny Leon. […]

Tupac Shakur’s life and music is the inspiration behind a new musical that will begin casting soon in New York City. “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” a project being directed by Atlanta-based Broadway director Kenny Leon, will feature the late rapper’s songs and is being described as an “American musical inspired by and featuring the […]

It was a great evening on Broadway for Atlanta director Kenny Leon as 'Fences' actors Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, 'Fela!'s Bill T. Jones and the musical 'Memphis' were among the big winners at the 64th Annual Tony Awards in New York City.

Kenny Leon, the Atlanta director who has dedicated his career to work that tears down the barriers that divide people, has been nominated for a Tony Award for “Fences.” Leon’s best director nomination was one of 10 received by the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s drama, including nods for stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.