This theater season, On Your Feet, the sensational Broadway hit, takes its unmistakable beats to the streets and out on a US tour! Be captivated by the music and moved by the story of Latino star Gloria Estefan's rise to fame, told alongside the heart-warming love story of her and her husband Emilio, a pair of Cuban immigrants who traveled to America and became two of the biggest names in the music business!
Loaded with Estefan's infectious pop classics, the show is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell with choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys). The show also features n original song co-written by Gloria and their daughter, Emily. With hits like "Conga," "Rhythm is Gonna Get You" and "Get On Your Feet," we guarantee that by the end of the show you too will be On Your Feet and dancing along with the cast!
Gloria Estefan began her career in the band Miami Sound Machine, who released their debut album Live Again/Renancer in 1977. With their Latin-influenced synth-pop and disco, the group hit the big time in the eighties with tracks including 'Rhythm is Gonna Get You', 'Conga' and 'Dr. Beat'. Estefan later pursued a highly successful music and movie career, earning seven Grammys in the process, and miraculously overcame a potentially paralysing broken back in 1990.
All this time she was supported by her husband Emilio, a massive name in the Latin music industry, who also helped shape the careers of Ricky Martin, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez.
Gloria Estefan has earned seven Grammy Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an AMA Lifetime Achievement Award and has sold over 100 million records. All this despite being involved in a major car crash just five years after her first big hit which required a year of intensive rehabilitation.
Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan
Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan
Nancy Ticotin as Gloria Fajardo
Debra Cardona as Consuelo
Jason Martinez as Jose Fajardo
Amaris Sanchez and Carmen Sanchez as Little Gloria
Kevin Tellez and Jordan Vergara as Nayib/Young Emilio
Karmine Alers, Skizzo Arnedillo, David Baida, Danny Burgos, Sam J. Cahn, Natalie Caruncho, Sarita Colon, Jennifer Florentino, Adriel Flete, Devon Goffman, Omar Lopez-Cepero, Hector Maisonet, Claudia Mulet, Jeremy Adam Rey, Joseph Rivera, Maria Rodriguez, Arianna Rosario, Shani Talmor and Claudia Yanez.
Directed by Jerry Mitchell
Book by Alexander Dinelaris
Music, Lyrics & Orchestrations by Gloria & Emilio Estefan
Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
Set Design by David Rockwell
Costume Design by Esosa
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner
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