Casting for the UK premiere of On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, has been announced!
Christie Prades will play Gloria Estefan, George Ioannides as Emilio Estefan and at certain performances, the role of Gloria Estefan will be played by Philippa Stefani. Madalena Alberto will play Gloria Fajardo and Karen Mann will play Consuelo.
Christie Prades played the role of Gloria Estefan in On Your Feet! on Broadway and can currently be seen in the same role on the US tour of the show. Christie’s other credits include Vanessa in In the Heights and West Side Story.
Completing the cast On Your Feet! will be Hollie Cassar, Francisco Del Solar, Katie Dunsden, Eduardo Enrikez, Laura Friedrich Tejero, Denzel Giskus, Francesca Lara Gordon, Yonly Leyva Desdunes, Elia Lo Tauro, Martin McCarthy, Alicia Mencía, Ciro Lourencio Meulens, Carl Patrick, Clayton Rosa, Julia Ruiz Fernandez, Shanna Michelle Slaap, Dawnita Smith, Frank van Hengel, Despina Violari and Alain Zambrana Borges.
On Your Feet! will play a limited season at the London Coliseum from Friday 14 June – Saturday 31 August 2019.
About the show:
Gloria Estefan has sold over 100 million records worldwide and is the most successful Latin crossover performer in the history of pop music. In addition to her 38 number 1 hits across the Billboard charts, Gloria recorded the Oscar-nominated song ‘Music of My Heart’ and has received numerous honours and awards over the course of her illustrious career. Emilio Estefan is a founding member of the pioneering Miami Sound Machine, who created a brand new Latin crossover sound – fusing infectious Cuban rhythms with American pop and disco. Combined, they have won a staggering 26 Grammy awards.
The Tony Award-nominated show ran on Broadway for two years, playing for over 750 performances.