Watch Gloria Estefan Discuss Casting of Lead Roles in On Your Feet!

News   Watch Gloria Estefan Discuss Casting of Lead Roles in On Your Feet! Nearly 3,000 actresses auditioned to play the Grammy-winning pop star.
Josh Segarra, Ana Villafañe and the cast of <i>On Your Feet!</i>
Josh Segarra, Ana Villafañe and the cast of On Your Feet! Matthew Murphy

Gloria Estefan made a recent appearance on ABC's Live with Kelly, where she discussed the casting of the lead roles in On Your Feet!, which chronicles the ups and downs of her award-winning musical career.

The Grammy-winning pop star said nearly 3,000 actresses auditioned for the role won by Ana Villafañe, who plays Gloria; Josh Segarra has been playing Emilio since the musical's workshop.

Watch the interview below:

On Your Feet!, which received a Tony nomination for Best Choreography, plays Broadway’s Marquis Theatre.