Gender
Male
Born
Feb 10, 1956
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Director
Comments
Artistic Director for The Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia (1990-2002), Leon then founded True Colors Theater Company.
Media
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  • CREDITS
    A Soldier's Play (Jan 21, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayDramaOriginal
    American Son (Nov 04, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayOriginal
    Children of a Lesser God (Apr 11, 2018 - May 27, 2018)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayDramaSign LanguageRevival
    Holler If Ya Hear Me (Jun 19, 2014 - Jul 20, 2014)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    MusicalOriginal
    A Raisin in the Sun (Apr 03, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayDramaRevival
    Stick Fly (Dec 08, 2011 - Feb 26, 2012)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayOriginal
    The Mountaintop (Oct 13, 2011 - Jan 22, 2012)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Fences (Apr 26, 2010 - Jul 11, 2010)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayDramaRevival
    Radio Golf (May 08, 2007 - Jul 01, 2007)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Gem of the Ocean (Dec 06, 2004 - Feb 06, 2005)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayOriginal
    A Raisin in the Sun (Apr 26, 2004 - Jul 11, 2004)
    • Directed by Kenny Leon
    PlayDramaRevival
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Direction of a Play

    2020 | Nominee  | A Soldier's Play
    Directed by Kenny Leon

    Best Direction of a Play

    2014 | Winner  | A Raisin in the Sun
    Directed by Kenny Leon
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    2010 | Nominee  | Fences
    Directed by Kenny Leon

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    2004 | Nominee  | A Raisin in the Sun
    Directed by Kenny Leon
A Soldier's Play (Jan 21, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayDramaOriginal
American Son (Nov 04, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayOriginal
Children of a Lesser God (Apr 11, 2018 - May 27, 2018)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayDramaSign LanguageRevival
Holler If Ya Hear Me (Jun 19, 2014 - Jul 20, 2014)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
MusicalOriginal
A Raisin in the Sun (Apr 03, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayDramaRevival
Stick Fly (Dec 08, 2011 - Feb 26, 2012)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayOriginal
The Mountaintop (Oct 13, 2011 - Jan 22, 2012)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayDramaOriginal
Fences (Apr 26, 2010 - Jul 11, 2010)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayDramaRevival
Radio Golf (May 08, 2007 - Jul 01, 2007)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayDramaOriginal
Gem of the Ocean (Dec 06, 2004 - Feb 06, 2005)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayOriginal
A Raisin in the Sun (Apr 26, 2004 - Jul 11, 2004)
  • Directed by Kenny Leon
PlayDramaRevival

Tony Award®

 

Best Direction of a Play

2020 | Nominee  | A Soldier's Play
Directed by Kenny Leon

Best Direction of a Play

2014 | Winner  | A Raisin in the Sun
Directed by Kenny Leon
 

Best Direction of a Play

2010 | Nominee  | Fences
Directed by Kenny Leon

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2004 | Nominee  | A Raisin in the Sun
Directed by Kenny Leon

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