On Your Feet UK Tour tickets are now on sale. The smash hit Broadway musical about Emilio and Gloria Estefan will play a limited UK tour following its season at the London Coliseum.
Gloria and Emilio Estefan's smash-hit musical comes to London and UK regional theatres direct from Broadway for a strictly limited season. 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.
It was also announced today that the forthcoming international tour will star current London cast members Philippa Stefani as ‘Gloria Estefan’, George Ioannides as ‘Emilio Estefan’, Madalena Alberto as ‘Gloria Fajardo’ and Karen Mann as ‘Consuelo’ when the tour opens on 3 September 2019 at the Birmingham Hippodrome.
Completing the cast will be Elia Lo Tauro, Sharif Afifi, Hollie Cassar, Laura Friedrich Tejero, Denzel Giskus, Francesca Lara Gordon, Yonly Leyva Desdunes, Olivia Kate Holding, Francisco Del Solar , Gabriella-Rose Marchant, Martin McCarthy, Alicia Mencía, Ciro Lourencio Meulens, Robert Oliver, Clayton Rosa, Julia Ruiz Fernandez, Dawnita Smith, Despina Violari, Nathan Zammit and Alain Zambrana Borges.
This exhilarating musical 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).
Jamie Wilson said ‘After our triumphant London run we are currently in exciting talks with theatre owners to bring the show back to London next year for a second summer. I am absolutely delighted that our original London cast, Philippa, George, Madalena and Karen will be taking the show on its international tour. The love and support from the audiences in London has been amazing and we look forward to bringing this Miami party back in 2020’.
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.
ON YOUR FEET UK TOUR SCHEDULE 2020
24 – 29 February 2020
New Wimbledon Theatre
2 – 7 March 2020
Glasgow King's Theatre
10 – 14 March 2020
Her Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen
17 – 22 March 2020
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
23 – 28 March 2020
Leeds Grand Theatre
31 March – 4 April 2020
Southampton Mayflower Theatre
14 – 18 April 2020
Newcastle Theatre Royal
27 April – 2 May 2020
Hull New Theatre
Further West End dates to be confirmed