The Show Must Go On! ON YOUR FEET Performs Full Production Without Working Sets
ON YOUR FEET!'s ensemble cast member Genny Lis Padilla, who also plays the role of Rebecca in the hit Broadway musical, took to Twitter last night to thank her cast and crew for pulling off an impressive feat - performing the show without working sets! Sources report that the set automation broke down and could not be fixed by curtain time. BWW will update you on this developing story.
No set, no problem...we kill it anyway! I had a blast tonight and am so happy to be back! #OnYourFeet- Genny Lis Padilla (@GennyLisPadilla) September 7, 2016
MASSIVE shoutout to the cast and crew of @OnYourFeetBway who performed without working sets tonight. You're a freaking inspiration ??????- Humans Of Broadway (@BroadwayHumans) September 7, 2016
ON YOUR FEET star Ana Villafane also praised the production team, tweeting:
Major shoutout to our @OnYourFeetBway audience! Tonight was eventful. &THAT is the magic of live theatre! We love you&thank you for the love- Ana Villafañe (@aanavee) September 7, 2016
Ensemble cast member Eric Ulloa also thanked the cast and crew on Facebook, sharing: "To the the cast and crew of On Your Feet! The Musical... What we did tonight is a miracle. A theatrical miracle. It's sad that we have to make these things happen, but at the moment that's the name of the game. And for that, I'm honored to know and work with each and every one of you..."
ON YOUR FEET! is currently playing at the Marquis Theatre. The show tells the inspiring true story of heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent-and each other-to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
Directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots), with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and a book by Academy Award® winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including "Rhythm is Gonna Get You," "Conga," "Get On Your Feet," "Don't Want To Lose You Now," "1-2-3" and "Coming Out of the Dark."
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