Tony Awards http://wfpl.org en Tony Award Winner Kenny Leon on His Work and the Importance of Preserving African American Classics http://wfpl.org/post/tony-award-winner-kenny-leon-his-work-and-importance-preserving-african-american-classics <p><object height="81" width="100%"><param name="movie" value="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/153719525&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_playcount=true&amp;show_comments=true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed allowscriptaccess="always" height="81" src="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/153719525&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_playcount=true&amp;show_comments=true" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wi Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:01:00 +0000 Laura Ellis 9534 at http://wfpl.org Tony Award Winner Kenny Leon on His Work and the Importance of Preserving African American Classics Kentucky Natives Win Tony Awards http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-natives-win-tony-awards <p>Ashland native Steve Kazee picked up a Tony Award last night for Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance as Guy in &quot;Once,&quot; the Broadway adaptation of the 2006 film an Irish busker and a Czech immigrant who spend a week together writing and playing music. &quot;Once&quot; won eight Tony awards this year, including Best Musical.</p><p>Kazee graduated from Morehead State University and has appeared in many television and stage productions, including a run as Sir Lancelot in &quot;Spamalot.&quot;</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 13:48:23 +0000 Erin Keane 608 at http://wfpl.org