About the showBroadway musical On Your Feet! makes its UK premiere at the West End’s London Coliseum, playing for a limited summer season. Charting the true story of the lives of Grammy Award-winners Gloria and Emilio Estefan, the jukebox musical originally opened on Broadway in 2015 to critical acclaim.
Based on the real story of the duo’s rise to fame, On Your Feet! is the exhilarating musical that follows their childhood in Cuba to living on the streets of Miami, later rocketing to worldwide super-stardom. Featuring a back catalogue of their greatest hits, the production features tunes including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You”, “Get on Your Feet”, “Conga” and many more.
Gloria and Emilio Estefan are one of the most successful Latin crossover acts in American music, swiping a combined 26 Grammy Awards for their efforts. Gloria has sold over 100 million solo records around the world and is best-known for tunes including “Turn the Beat Around”.
On Your Feet! is directed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, who is best-known for his multi-award wining show Kinky Boots and Hairspray. The production features a book by Alexander Dinelaris and is choreographed by Olivier Award-winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys).
The cast includes Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, having played the role on Broadway, and George Ioannides (Annie) as Emilio Estenfan. The alternate Gloria is Philippa Stefani (In the Heights). Madalena Alberto plays Gloria Fajardo and Karen Mann plays Consuelo.
A thrilling musical that features some of the greatest hits of Latin music, On Your Feet! enjoys a pre-run of seven performances at the Curve, Leicester, before transferring to the West End for its London premiere. The production runs for a strictly limited season at the London Coliseum from 14 June to 31 August 2019.
Who Should See It?Fans of Gloria and Emilio Estefan will not want to miss out on this jukebox musical, which charts the pair’s greatest hits. Those who love musicals in general will also not want to miss out on this Broadway spectacular.
On Your Feet! is suitable for all ages. Please be advised that the show contains strong language. Under 5's will not be admitted.