Kenny Leon, Broadway and Film Director, Honored in St. Petersburg

Kenny Leon, the Tony award-winning Broadway and film director, was honored Saturday evening (Feb. 10) at the inaugural  Legacy-56 Sankofa Series held in St. Petersburg.  Mr. Leon, who grew up in St. Petersburg, has a long and impressive list of Broadway credits that includes a Tony Award for best director of a play and revival of a play for “A Raisin in the Sun.”  Legacy-56, a nonprofit organization, is “committed to transforming systems to promote equality and excellence, while restoring value in spirituality, culture and community,” according to the organization. Legacy-56’s founding board of directors are friends and former classmates born circa 1956 who grew up in St. Petersburg’s Southside community/Photo by AliveTampaBay


State Sen. Darryl Rouson was                                                                                                          the master of ceremonies at the                                                                                                  Legacy-56 event/Photo by AliveTampaBay


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