VIDEO: 'Making People Cry is My Favorite Part,' Says Gloria Estefan of ON YOUR FEET!
Gloria Estefan stopped by today's LIVE to talk about the hit Broadway musical On Your Feet!. "We're really trying to connect with the audience that's there everynight." explained the Grammy winner. "It's a party, but people cry. That's my favorite part, making people cry!" Watch the appearance below!
On Your Feet!, the new Broadway musical based on the LIFE STORY of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstarGloria Estefan and her husband, nineteen-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan.On Your Feet! is now playing on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre.
The musical, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray) and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis) with an original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman, The Bodyguard Musical), lands on Broadway following a world premiere summer engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago.
Emilio and Gloria Estefan have sold over 100 million records, won more than two dozen GRAMMY Awards, and sold out stadiums across the world - 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 a 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.