Kenny Leon

Kenny Leon is a Broadway director whose credits include August Wilson’s Radio Golf and Gem of the Ocean and the Tony Award-winning revival of A Raisin in the Sun. He is also founding artistic director of True Colors Theatre Company, dedicated to diversity and the preservation of African-American classics. For more than a decade he was artistic director of the Alliance Theatre, and he has directed extensively at regional theatres throughout the country. Other directing credits include the world premiere of Toni Morrison’s opera Margaret Garner and the film adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun, to be released on network television. He will also be collaborating with the Kennedy Center to showcase all 10 of August Wilson’s plays.

Videos/Audio of Kenny Leon

Actor and director Phylicia Rashad and Kenny Leon read selected scenes from August Wilson's work. Rashad has starred in... See more