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Kenny Leon is a Tony Award-winning Broadway and film director. His Broadway credits include the revival of Children of a Lesser God, the Tupac musical Holler If You Hear Me, A Raisin in the Sun starring Denzel Washington (Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play and Best Revival of a Play), The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Hairspray Live! Director
(2016)
(2008)
The Wiz Live! Director
(2015)
Steel Magnolias Director
(2012)

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  Cotton Club (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
 2018-2019 Dynasty (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Ship of Vipers (2018)
 2019 American Son
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie) (directed by)
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
 2014 In My Dreams (TV Movie)
 2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (TV Movie) (attached)
 2012 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)
 2010-2011 Private Practice (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Heaven Can Wait (2011)
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Excessive Forces (2009)
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie)
 2002 Nowhere Road
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Play: "A Raisin in the Sun" - featuring Denzel Washington (Walter), Sophie Okonedo (Ruth), LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Lena), Anika Noni Rose (Beneatha), Bryce Clyde Jenkins (Travis). Ethel Barrymore Theatre New York - Director See more »

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The long-time acclaimed former artistic director of Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. See more »

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