"Rhythm is gonna get you", promises the famous Gloria Estefan hit, and its not so much a promise as a threat as it blares out - very loudly - from a punchy live onstage rhythm band at the top of On Your Feet!, a Broadway biomusical summer import to the London Coliseum. Just as that song took a year and a half to cross the Atlantic after its original US release in June 1987, finally charting in the UK in January 1989, so this show has taken nearly four years to reach London since its 2015...
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On Your Feet! is 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 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.
The Tony Award nominated show ran on Broadway for two years, playing for over 750 performances. It is currently on a two year US tour, whilst the production in Holland continues until August.
On Your Feet! is 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).
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Cast and creative
By: Alexander Dinelaris
Songs by: Emilio and Gloria Estefan and Miami
Director: Jerry Mitchell
Cast list: Christie Prades, Philippa Stefani, George Ioannides, Madalena Alberto, Klaudia Gjergji, Holly McDonagh, Emily Perra, Santiago Huertas Ruiz, Jonathan Naranjo, Alejandro Puentes Motato, Hollie Cassar, Francisco Del Solar, Katie Dunsden, Eduardo Enrikez, Laura Friedrich Tejero, Denzel Giskus, Francesca Lara Gordon, Yonly Leyva Desdunes, Elia Lo Tauro, Martin McCarthy, Alicia Mencía, Ciro Lourencio Meulens, Carl Patrick, Clayton Rosa, Julia Ruiz Fernandez, Shanna Michelle Slaap, Dawnita Smith, Frank van Hengel, Despina Violari and Alain Zambrana Borges.
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With the news that the Broadway musical On Your Feet, which chronicles the life and love story of two of the world's biggest Latin popstars, is set to run at the London Coliseum next summer, we look at the couple, their careers and what we can expect from the UK premiere.The pair are two of the biggest names in Latin music with a string of hits, and have sold over 100 million records across the world, but their story has humble beginnings which saw them rise to the top of the charts and become...
On Your Feet, the Broadway musical about the life of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, is set to get its UK premiere at the London Coliseum from June 2019.The Estefans are a powerhouse in popular Latin music, winning a combined 26 Grammy Awards. Gloria has sole over 100 million records across the world and is known for the hits "Turn The Beat Around", "Con Los Años Que Me Quedan" and "Conga". Emilio is a founding member of Miami Sound Machine which was at the forefront of combining Latin and American...