On Your Feet! Congas Its Way to Bass Performance Hall April 10-14

March 1,2019


Reposted from Bass Performance Hall

Performing Arts Fort Worth is pleased to welcome the hit Broadway
musical ON YOUR FEET! – based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar
Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio
Estefan – to Bass Performance Hall April 10-14, 2019. Tickets start at $44 and are on sale now!

Gloria Estefan has sold over 100 million records and sold out stadiums around the world. Emilio and Gloria
Estefan together have won 26 GRAMMY Awards® – but their music is only half the story. From the heart of
Havana to the streets of Miami came a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the music industry had ever
seen. ON YOUR FEET! is the new Broadway musical that follows the Estefans' journey to superstardom, set to
their chart-topping, smash hits, including “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “1-2-3,” “Get On Your Feet,”
“Mi Tierra,” Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” and “Reach,” in addition to an original song written by Gloria
and her daughter Emily Estefan. 

ON YOUR FEET! stars Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed
Puerto Rican breakthrough artist Eddie Noel as Emilio Estefan. The cast also includes Broadway veteran
Nancy Ticotin (West Side Story, In the Heights) as Gloria’s mother, Gloria Fajardo; Debra Cardona (TV’s
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” as Hector’s Mom and “Rent: Live” as Mimi’s Mom, In the Heights) as Gloria’s
grandmother, Consuelo; Jose Rosario, Jr. (On Your Feet! on Broadway, Hamilton in Chicago) as Gloria’s
father, José Fajardo; Ana-Sofia Rodriguez and Carmen Sanchez as Little Gloria; and JeanPaul Medina
Solano and Jordan Vergara as Nayib/Young Emilio. Rounding out the ensemble are Anthony
Alfaro, Jonathan Arana, Skizzo Arnedillo, David Baida, Sam J. Cahn, Shadia Fairuz, Adriel Flete, Yesy
Garcia, Devon Goffman, Ilda Mason, Alejandra Matos, Claudia Mulet, Marina Pires, Jeremey Adam
Rey, Gabriel Reyes, Joseph Rivera, Maria Rodriguez, Shani Talmor and Claudia Yanez.

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning musicians from Miami Sound Machine are also on the road with the
National Tour of ON YOUR FEET!, including Music Director Clay Ostwald (keyboards), who is Assistant Music
Director of Miami Sound Machine, Teddy Mulet (trombone), Mike Scaglione (bass) and Edwin Bonilla
(percussion). The other members of the orchestra include Emmanuel Schvartzman (Associate Music
Director/keyboards), Jose Ruiz (trumpet), Kenny Anderson (reeds), Stephen Flakus (guitar), JeanChristophe Leroy (percussion) and Colin Taylor (drums).

ON YOUR FEET! is directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray) and
choreographed by Tony Award nominee & Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis), with
an original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman, The Bodyguard Musical).

Completing the creative team are Tony Award-winning Scenic Designer David Rockwell (She Loves Me, Kinky
Boots, Legally Blonde), Tony-nominated Costume Designer Emilio Sosa (Porgy & Bess), Tony Award-winning
Lighting Designer Kenneth Posner (Wicked, Hairspray), Tony Award-winning Sound Designer Steve
Kennedy, SCK Sound Design (Lady Day, Guys and Dolls), Projections by Darrel Maloney, and Hair & Wig
Designer Charles G. LaPointe (Beautiful, Newsies). With Music Direction by Clay Ostwald (Miami Sound
Machine), ON YOUR FEET! features Orchestrations by Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan, Arrangements by
Lon Hoyt (Hairspray), Dance Arrangements and Dance Orchestrations by Oscar Hernandez (The Capeman).

ON YOUR FEET! is produced by James L. Nederlander and Estefan Enterprises, Inc. in partnership with Bernie
Yuman. Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Nederlander Organization, led by James L.
Nederlander, President, continues the tradition of operating historic theatres, as well as producing and
presenting the best in theatrical entertainment and concert events. Bernie Yuman, an illustrious figure in the
entertainment industry and long-time friend and business associate of the Estefans, serves as Executive
Producer. Yuman produced and managed Siegfried & Roy, one of the most successful and longest running
shows in Las Vegas history.

ON YOUR FEET! began performances on Broadway on Monday, October 5, 2015, with an opening night of
Thursday, November 5, 2015, at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. The musical played its final
performance on Sunday, August 20, 2017, having played 780 performances.

To charge tickets by phone, call (817) 212-4280 in Fort Worth; 1-877-212-4280 (toll free) outside Fort
Worth; or order online at www.basshall.com. Tickets are also available at the Bass Performance Hall ticket
office at 525 Commerce Street. Ticket office hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For group sales call (817) 212-4248 or email groupsales@basshall.com.

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