I mentioned Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company in my power2give post yesterday and wanted to revisit this exciting project. The August Wilson Academy is a wonderful mentorship program created by “True Colors” to encourage self-confidence and increased academic success among high school participants in the August Wilson Monologue Competition. Kids also learn to understand and personally identify with people of different cultures. AGAIN… you can support this project and others by visiting power2give.org. A great way to support our community!
On another EXCITING note… Mr. Kenny Leon is the director for the highly anticipated remake of “Steel Magnolias” for the Lifetime Television Network! It will premier this Sunday at 9 ET/PT .
The movie stars Academy Award nominee, Queen Latifah as ‘M’Lynn’, Golden Globe and multiple Emmy-winner Alfre Woodard as ‘Ouiser,’ Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad as ‘Clairee,’ Grammy winner Jill Scott as ‘Truvy,’ Adepero Oduye as ‘Annelle’ and Condola Rashad as ‘Shelby.’
CONGRATS to the “True Colors” team on your success!