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  1. 'Car Wash' Reboot From Will Packer Set at ABC (Exclusive)

    4:08 pm 11/8/2016

    Kenny Leon is on board to direct and co-executive produce the pilot, should the comedy move forward.Read more

  2. 'Smart People': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 2/11/2016

    Mahershala Ali, Joshua Jackson, Anne Son and Tessa Thompson play multi-culti Harvard intellectuals tripping up on racial and sexual politics in Lydia R. Diamond's topical comedy.Read more

  3. Joshua Jackson Sets NY Stage Debut in 'Smart People'

    10:30 am 11/2/2015

    Lydia R. Diamond's new play at off-Broadway's Second Stage will also star Mahershala Ali, Anne Son and Tessa Thompson, under Kenny Leon's direction.Read more

  4. 'The Wiz' Set as NBC's Next Live Musical

    12:45 pm 3/30/2015

    In a partnership with Cirque du Soleil to air Dec. 3 before heading to Broadway.Read more

  5. 'Children of a Lesser God' Returning to Broadway

    12:19 pm 9/29/2014

    Tony winner Kenny Leon will stage the 1980 play revival, scheduled for the 2015-16 seasonRead more

  6. Tupac Show 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' Meets Swift Demise on Broadway

    4:45 pm 7/14/2014

    After opening to disastrous business and poor reviews on June 19, the urban rap musical inspired by the lyrics and poetry of Tupac Shakur will close next Sunday.Read more

  7. 'Holler If Ya Hear Me': Theater Review

    11:11 am 6/19/2014

    Tony-winning "A Raisin in the Sun" director Kenny Leon stages this Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, with a cast headed by Saul Williams and Christopher Jackson.Read more

  8. 'A Raisin in the Sun' With Denzel Washington Joins the Club of Broadway Season's Profitable Plays

    11:26 am 6/11/2014

    The Scott Rudin-produced revival, which ends its limited run on Sunday after winning three Tony Awards, recouped its entire $4.25 million capitalization.Read more

  9. Tony Awards Analysis: 'Gentleman's Guide,' 'Hedwig' Dominate 68th Annual Broadway Honors

    8:43 pm 6/8/2014

    Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris, Audra McDonald, Sophie Okonedo and Mark Rylance were among winners at the Tony Awards, presented at Radio City Music Hall in a ceremony hosted by Hugh Jackman.Read more

  10. President Obama, First Lady Attend Denzel Washington Broadway Play

    4:19 pm 4/11/2014

    "A Raisin in the Sun," from playwright Lorraine Hansberry, is the first Broadway show the couple has attended together since 2009.Read more

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