James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman announced that ON YOUR FEET! – a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan – will have its Opening Night on Broadway on Thursday, November 5, 2015, withpreview performances beginning Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. ON YOUR FEET! is the story of two people who—through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream—showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom. Set to Gloria’s chart-topping hits such as “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “1-2-3,” “Mi Tierra,” and “Conga,” in addition to new music penned by the Estefans, the show will be choreographed by four-time Drama Desk nominee Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis) with a book by two-time Drama Desk nominee Alexander Dinelaris (The Bodyguard Musical, Zanna Don't). The musical, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray), will land on Broadway following a five-week World Premiere engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, from June 2 – July 5, 2015. The production also launched an international casting search, Reach Gloria (#ReachGloria) which offered performers around the world a chance to audition for all roles in the Broadway cast of ON YOUR FEET! by submitting audition videos online at www.OnYourFeetMusical.com.
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