Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc., and Bernie Yuman announced February 7 that the Broadway musical On Your Feet!—based on the life of Grammy winner Gloria Estefan and her husband, Grammy-winning producer-musician Emilio—will launch a 31-city first national tour this fall.
The tour will celebrate its official opening in the Estefans’ home city of Miami, Florida, playing the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts October 5–15 before continuing on to Orlando, Houston, Dallas, Baltimore, and San Diego, with many other stops soon to be announced. This fall also marks the international premiere of On Your Feet!, with a production of the musical opening at Beatrix Theatre in Utrecht, The Netherlands, October 18.
On Your Feet! is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell and choreographed by Tony Award nominee and Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo, with an original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris.
Completing the creative team are Tony-winning scenic designer David Rockwell, Tony-nominated costume designer Emilio Sosa, Tony Award-winning lighting designer Kenneth Posner, Tony Award-winning sound designer Steve Kennedy, projections designer Darrel Maloney, and hair and wig designer Chuck LaPointe, with music direction by Lon Hoyt, orchestrations by Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan, and dance arrangements and orchestrations by Oscar Hernandez.
Casting for the tour will be announced at a later time.
Now in its second year on Broadway, the musical began previews October 5, 2015, prior to an official opening November 5 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City.