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Emmy Winner Thomas Kail Teases GREASE LIVE 2

Speaking to the press following their Emmy Award win for for Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special for GREASE LIVE! earlier this month, directors Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski teased the idea of bringing GREASE LIVE 2 to television. Shared Kail, "If Michelle Pfeiffer wants to do a cameo, I've got the ladder, we have a bowling alley rented, let's go!" Added Rudzinski, "It should happen!" Check out the interview below!

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GREASE LIVE received four additional Emmy Awards for Outstanding Special Class Program, Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special, an Emmy for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special and David Korins picked up an Emmy for Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Event Or Award Special. The live production, from FOX, Paramount and producer Marc Platt, made TV history by earning a total of ten EMMY AWARD nominations this year, the most nominations ever received for a live musical.

In June, Thomas Kail won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for HAMILTON. His other Broadway credits include In the Heights (Tony nom.), Lombardi, Magic/Bird. Off-Broadway: Hamilton (the Public; Drama Desk, Lortel and Obie Awards), In the Heights (Callaway Award, Drama Desk/OCC noms), Randy Newman's Faust and The Wiz (City Center), Broke-ology and When I Come to Die (LCT), Family Furniture (The Flea, Drama Desk nom), The Tutors (2ST Uptown).

Other credits include Broke-ology (Williamstown), Once on This Island (Paper Mill) and In the Heights (national tour). Co-creator/director of hip-hop improv group Freestyle Love Supreme. Martin E. Segal Award from Lincoln Center.



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