Kenny Leon

Join me Sunday, December 4 on Jazz Tones from 3pm-7pm. I'll be joined Dr. Dwight  Andrews and Keith David Williams.  Dr. Dwight Andrews is a composer, musician,educator and minister. He is also an Associate Professor of Music Theory and African Music at Emory University and Senior Minister of First Congregational United Church of Christ of Atlanta. Andrews served as music director for the Broadway's Productions of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Fences, The Pianos and Seven Guitars.

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre is hosting the Official NBC Viewing Party for "Hairspray Live!" on Wednesday, December 7th beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Atlanta party will take place at Actor's Express and will feature food, fun and of course the live telecast of the show beginning at 8 p.m. EST.  

 

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Make sure you all check out today's edition of “UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.”  The show will feature Issa Rae, star of HBO's new series "Insecure".  We also talk to rising photographer and artist Joshua Rashaad McFadden about his new exhibition, "Come to Selfhood", which explores Black male imagery and masculinity. Tony winning-director and CAU alumni Kenny Leon is also in the studio to chat about directing "Hairspray" with Jennifer Hudson as well as his fondest memories of the late actor, Bill Nunn.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK is always proud to partner with Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company, presenting Smart People now through August 7 at Southwest Arts Center.   Four professionals are on the quest for love, achievement and identity in this romantic comedy by playwright Lydia Diamond.  Danielle Deadwyler stopped by the WCLK Studio to talk with Kiplyn Primus about Smart People during The Local Take.

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Tony winning-director, Kenny Leon presents his annual Celebrity Golf Tournament and Gala on Saturday, May 16. The Artistic Director of True Colors Theatre Company will serve as host alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Anna Horsford, and Monica Pearson. 

Jamal Ahmad Talks "Race" With True Colors Cast

Mar 14, 2014

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company presents David Mamet's "Race" at the Southwest Arts Center between now and March 23.  Mamet's dialogue, coupled with True Colors acting and direction equals a compelling night out for live theatre.  Show leads Tiffany Hobbs and Neal Ghant stopped by to talk about it with WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.

If you would like to see True Colors production of Race, click here.

Earlier this week cast members Chandra Curelly and Latrice Pace dropped by the S.O.U.L of Jazz to talk about the world premiere of David H. Bell's Shakin' The Rafters, and why Atlantans who care about theatre, gospel music, and the African American Experience owe it to themselves come out to the 14th Street Playhouse to see this play before its run concludes August 4.