The hit musical, On Your Feet! – The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan comes to Wales Millennium Centre from 21-26 October 2019.
The inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom and features some of the most iconic pops songs of the era, including ‘Rhythm is Gonna Get You’, ‘Conga’, ‘Get On Your Feet’, ‘Don’t Want To Lose You Now’ and ‘1-2-3’.
Gloria Estefan has said of the musical touring the UK:
“The UK has not only been an important source of beautiful music for our world but has also played an integral role in my own personal musical history. To have our life story playing throughout the UK is a dream I could never have imagined coming true. I am thrilled and excited beyond words!”.
Gloria Estefan has sold over 100 million records worldwide and is the most successful Latin crossover performer in the history of pop music. In addition to her 38 number 1 hits across the Billboard charts, Gloria recorded the Oscar-nominated song ‘Music of My Heart’ and has received numerous honours and awards over the course of her illustrious career. Emilio Estefan is a founding member of the pioneering Miami Sound Machine, who created a brand-new Latin crossover sound – fusing infectious Cuban rhythms with American pop and disco. Combined, they have won a staggering 26 Grammy awards.
On Your Feet! a Tony Award® nominated show, ran on Broadway for two years, playing for over 750 performances. Directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), with choreography by Olivier Award-winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and book by Academy Award® winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman).
Actor Elia Lo Tauro who plays Gloria’s father, José Fajardo in the show, recently told Andy Howells about On Your Feet!
“it isn’t just a fun night out but there is much more to it. Come down and watch it and be sure that the rhythm will get you and will put you literately “On Your Feet!”
On Your Feet! runs at Wales Millennium Centre from 21-26 October 2019. For ticket details visit http://www.wmc.org.uk
Read Andy Howells interview with Elia Lo Tauro about On Your Feet.