Leon will step down from the Atlanta theatre he co-founded, and Jude, currently an associate a.d., will step up.
The Tony-winning director will be presented with the award at the foundation’s 2017 gala.
Sixteen finalists from high schools all over the country gathered in New York to deliver, and connect with, the late playwright’s words.
An interview with the director Kenny Leon.
Doing ‘Medea’ put her in touch with emotions she usually avoids, but as she learned, there can be great bliss in the release of rage.