The amazing life story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan comes to Broadway with On Your Feet! Cuban-American singer Ana Villafañe (who won the part through an open casting call) makes her Broadway debut as Gloria. The show is directed by two-time Tony winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray) with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and a book by Oscar winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman).
The musical traces the journeys of both Estefans as they travel from their native Cuba to Miami, with Emilio traveling as a teenager to Spain and later the U.S. Gloria escaped with her family as a toddler. The couple met in 1975 when Emilio was playing the keyboard in his own band. After Gloria joined as lead vocalist, the group became known as Miami Sound Machine and rocketed to fame. The show includes hits including "Conga," "1-2-3" and "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You."
With over 100 million records sold, Gloria Estefan will always be known as the original “Queen of Latin Pop” – discover how she came into this legendary status with On Your Feet!.
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Gloria’s music. Emilio’s vision. Together, the Estefans broke boundaries and made it to the top of the charts. Sing along to hits like “Conga,” “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Don’t Want to Lose You” and more by Gloria Estefan. What are you waiting for? “Get on Your Feet!” and head to the Marquis Theatre for a must-see Broadway show.
Gloria and Emilio Estefan have won 26 Grammy Awards combined.