On Your Feet!, the previously announced new musical based on the life story of Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, has announced that it will begin performances at Broadway's Marquis Theatre on October 5, 2015. Opening night is set for November 5. Jerry Mitchell will direct, with choreography by Sergio Trujillo.
Featuring a book by Alexander Dinelaris (The Bodyguard), On Your Feet! features Estefan's chart-topping hits "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You," "1-2-3," and "Conga," along with new music penned by the Estefans. The musical will arrive on Broadway following a five-week world premiere engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, from June 2- July 5, 2015.
The show is produced by The Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises, Inc., in partnership with Bernie Yurman.
On Your Feet! is launching an international casting search, called Reach Gloria (#ReachGloria), which offers performers around the world a chance to audition for the Broadway cast by submitting audition videos online at www.OnYourFeetMusical.com. Two open casting calls will also be held in the coming months.