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Person Place Thing with Kenny Leon: Live Taping at Fordham Lincoln Center

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Person Place Thing with Kenny Leon: Live Taping at Fordham Lincoln Center

Monday, November 17, 2014 | 7 p.m.
Pope Auditorium | Lincoln Center Campus | 113 W. 60th St. | New York City

The Fordham University Theatre Program will host two live tapings of Emmy Award-winning writer Randy Cohen's popular radio show, Person Place Thing, on Oct. 13 and Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus in Pope Auditorium. Live music and a Q&A session will accompany each taping.

The Nov. 17 taping will feature Kenny Leon, the newly appointed Denzel Washington Endowed Chair in Theatre in the Fordham University Theatre Program.

Randy Cohen is the former author of The New York Times column, The Ethicist, as well as the Emmy Award-winning writer for television shows such as Late Night with David Letterman and TV Nation. His radio show Person Place Thing debuted in 2012.

The event is free to the public. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to ensure entry.

KENNY LEON is a Tony Award winning Broadway and film director. His Broadway credits include the 2014 revival of A Raisin in the Sun starring Denzel Washington (Tony Award Winner for Best Direction of a Play and Best Revival), The Mountaintop starring Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, Stick Fly produced by Alicia Keys, August Wilson's Fences (which garnered ten Tony nominations and won three Tony Awards including Best Revival), the 2004 revival of A Raisin in the Sun with Sean P. Diddy Combs, and the upcoming Children of a Lesser God. Leon's recent film work includes "In My Dreams" for Hallmark Hall of Fame, "The Watsons go to Birmingham" for Walden Media and Hallmark, and the Sony and Lifetime TV adaptation of "Steel Magnolias". Leon is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2010 Julia Hansen Award for Excellence in Directing by the Drama League of New York. He is currently serving as the Denzel Washington Endowed Chair in Theatre at Fordham University.

For more information, contact Rachel Roman at 212-636-7013 or


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