ON YOUR FEET! CONGAS INTO LEEDS GRAND THEATRE
ON YOUR FEET! the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan congas into Leeds Grand Theatre from Monday 23 to Saturday 28 April 2020.
Telling the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, ON YOUR FEET! charts their journey; from its origins in Cuba, to the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. It 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.
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), ON YOUR FEET! will star Philippa Stefani (Rent, In The Heights) as Gloria and George Ioannides (Annie, Mamma Mia, An officer and a Gentleman) as Emilio.
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.
On Your Feet! is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Monday 23 to Saturday 28 April 2020
Book online at leedsgrandtheatre.com or call Box Office on 0844 848 2700