On Your Feet Houston Tickets
On Your Feet! Houston tickets
On Your Feet! is a 26-time Grammy Award-winning musical that tells the story of the Cuban-American pop duo, Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan. The musical premiered in Chicago in June 2015 and has since premiered on Broadway and in the Netherlands, and is now on tour in the U.S. On Your Feet! ticket holders can anticipate an energetic experience with Latin beats that have audience members - as the title suggests - on their feet dancing to familiar and high-tempo Latin favorites.
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On Your Feet! chronicles the life and romance of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. The couple met in the 1976 when they were both members of Miami Sound Machine; Gloria was the lead singer and Emilio was the band leader. Gloria later revealed that Emilio was her first and only boyfriend. They married two years after they started dating and went on to have a son, Nayib, in 1980, and a daughter, Emily, in 1994.
Gloria Estefan has won seven Grammy Awards, played in dozens of television shows and films, and released 13 studio albums. Her albums Mi Tierra, 90 Millas, and Alma Caribeña all peaked at No. 1 on the US Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. She performed at Super Bowl XXXIII with Stevie Wonder and appeared in the seventh season of American Idol in 2008 as a special performer.
Emilio Estefan is a musician, producer and entrepreneur. He has won 19 Grammy Awards and owns a number of businesses, including several Cuban restaurant chains located in Miami Beach and downtown Miami. He's the author of multiple books, including The Rhythm of Success - How an Immigrant Produced His Own American Dream and The Exile Experience: A Journey to Freedom.
The On Your Feet! musical tells the story of their love and relationship, giving personal and intimate insights into major life milestones. Subplots include Gloria's father's battle with multiple sclerosis, the story of the couple's first date, their mutual rise to fame, and a bus accident that landed Gloria in the hospital with a spinal injury.
On Your Feet! experience
On Your Feet! is a jukebox musical, meaning it showcases songs that were already famous. On Your Feet! ticket holders can expect to hear famous Cuban pop classics including "1-2-3," "Conga," "Get on Your Feet" and "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You." The lineup also includes a song written by Gloria and Emilio's daughter, Emily Estefan, specifically for the musical, "If I Never Got to Tell You." Members of the Estefan family wrote all of the songs in the show.
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