Tony nominated broadway director Kenny Leon hosted the 10th Annual Greens In The Day, Blues In The Night Celebrity Tournament & Gala this weekend in Atlanta. The event raised funds for the theatre company’s education programs including the annual August Wilson Monologue Competition.
The fundraising weekend kicked off with a golf tournament with celebs vying for the ‘Kenny Cup’ trophy. At night guests attended an exclusive art showing, mix and mingle with celebrity guests including Kym Whitley , Samuel L. Jackson, Jasmine Guy, Alfre Woodard, and Anika Noni Rose, while listening to a blues band. Leon’s True Colors Theater has produced several plays starring Phylicia Rashad (Claire Huxtable, The Cosby Show). The 57-year-old director has worked with Sean Combs and Sanaa Lathan in A Raisin In The Sun starring and Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in Fences. Most recently, he directed Lifetime’s Steel Maganolia’s remake starring Queen Latifah.
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