Lin Manuel-Miranda Hosted Panel with Grease: Live and Aaron Tveit

Lin Manuel-Miranda Hosted Panel with Grease: Live and Aaron Tveit

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

Last night Tony award winner Lin Manuel-Miranda hosted a Q&A panel with Grease: Live directors Thomas Kail (who also directed Hamilton) and Alex Rudzinski, Aaron Tveit (who plays Danny Zuko), casting director Bernard Tesley and costume designer William Ivey Long at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

This was part of the Emmy bid for wins. The talk was informative, fun and really showed why this production was special and unique. This is part 1 of that talk.

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

Fox’s Grease: Live stared Tveit, Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens, first aired Jan. 31 as a live TV musical. Manuel-Miranda declared himself a fan of the production when he enthusiastically live-tweeted the entire broadcast.

Edison Ballroom

Edison Ballroom

The live production is nominated for a total of 10 Emmy’s this year, including outstanding directing for a variety special and outstanding casting for a limited series, movie or special.

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Event Or Award Special

”Grease: Live”

”He Named Me Malala”

”Lemonade”

”The Oscars”

”The Wiz Live!”

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special

”Fargo”

”Grease: Live”

”The Night Manager”

”The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

”Roots”

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

Outstanding Costumes For A Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Program
“Dancing With The Stars”
“Grease: Live”
“RuPaul’s Drag Race”
“Saturday Night Live”
”The Wiz Live!”

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special
Beth McCarthy-Miller, “Adele Live In New York City”
Chris Rock, “Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo”

Louis J. Horvitz, “58th Grammy Awards”

Thomas Kail, Alex Rudzinski, “Grease: Live”

Glenn Weiss, “The Kennedy Center Honors”

Kahlil Joseph, Beyoncé Knowles Carter, “Lemonade”

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Grease: Live, Aaron Tveit

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special
“Dancing With The Stars”
“Grease: Live”
“Key & Peele”
“Saturday Night Live”
“The Wiz Live!”

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special
“Adele Live In New York City”
“Grease: Live”
“The Oscars”
“Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show”
“The Wiz Live!”

 

Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic)
“Dancing With The Stars”
“Grease: Live”
“Key & Peele”
“Saturday Night Live”
“The Wiz Live!”

Outstanding Special Class Program
“The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards”
“Grease: Live”
“The Oscars”
“Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show”
“69th Annual Tony Awards”

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special
“Adele Live In New York City“
“Grease: Live“
“The Oscars“
“69th Annual Tony Awards“
“The Wiz Live!“

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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