Gloria and Emilio Estefan are planning a Broadway musical that will tell the story of their rise from Cuban refugees to stardom.
Gloria Estefan telling her life story in a Broadway musical
Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan, Jr. hope the rhythm is going to get Broadway audiences.The rhythm is gonna get you — into a new Broadway show.
Grammy winner Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio announced on Tuesday that they are developing a musical based on their lives and music.
The couple has partnered with the Nederlander Organization and producer Bernie Yuman on the show that will trace the Estefans’ inspirational journey from Cuba to international pop stardom.
That’s a long way to go.
And the show, which has been in the works for a decade, has a way to before in can do the conga on a Broadway stage. A writer, creative team and director are still to be determined.
“We are very excited to share this story,” the Estefans noted in a statement.
They added that it is “based on hope, determination and the belief that with hard work and passion, our dreams can become our reality.”