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Atlanta director Kenny Leon won big at the Tony Awards Sunday night.

He took home the award for best director, for his production of a "Raisin in the Sun" starring Denzel Washington.

Leon is the founder of the True Colors theater company and has earned a reputation for bringing out the best out of his actors.

It was his first Tony. The play also won a Tony for best revival.

Tony Awards Show Performances:

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Red Carpet Arrivals at the Tonys:

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