On Your Feet

WHY SEE ON YOUR FEET!?

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GET ON YOUR FEET THIS SEASON!

This 2017/18 theater season, On Your Feet, the sensational Broadway hit, takes its unmistakable beats to the streets and out on its first ever 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!

RHYTHM IS GONNA GET YOU

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.

DID YOU KNOW?

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

DATES

Opening night: 27 February 2018

AUDIENCE

Generally suitable for the whole family, although the show does contain a few instances of strong language

RUN TIME

Two hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission

 

 

 

Information Courtesy of Dallas Theaterย 

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