Kenny Leon

Reclaiming Legacy: 'Purlie Victorious' Shines in Its Broadway Revival

Leslie Odom Jr.'s electrifying performance anchors a stellar cast in Ossie Davis' timeless tale of struggle and triumph.

This Week In Good Black News: Barack And Michelle Obama Celebrate 31 Years Of Marriage, Laphonza Butler Becomes The Third Black Woman U.S. Senator And Leslie Odom Jr. Returns To Broadway

Plus, an NBA icon continues to break records off the court.

Director's Cut: Behind The Curtain With Theater Legend Kenny Leon

The Tony winner is preparing for his fifteenth Broadway show.

Maya Angelou Play in Development by Tavis Smiley, Kenny Leon

The project is a stage adaptation of Smiley's latest memoir.

Live Musical Production of The Wiz Coming to Network TV

Cirque de Soleil involved in the production.
Saycon Sengloh

Saycon Sengbloh on Tupac Musical Closing: 'Perhaps They Weren’t Ready For It'

Holler If Ya Hear Me's lead talks race and Broadway.
Tupac Shakur

Tupac Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me Ends Broadway Run

Out-of-the-box production failed to find an audience.

Audra McDonald Wins a Historic Sixth Tony Award

Plus, Kenny Leon's Raisin in the Sun takes Best Revival.

Kenny Leon: 'Tupac Belongs With August Wilson and Shakespeare'

Holler If Ya Hear Me director on the rapper's lyricism.

Saul Williams to Star in Tupac-Inspired Broadway Musical

Holla If Ya Hear Me will be based on Tupac's lyrics.