Westchester Broadway Theatre
Is Proud to Present
ON YOUR FEET!
Based on the lives of the Grammy-winning husband-and-wife team Gloria & Emilio Estefan
Music by Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
Lyrics by Gloria and Emilio Estefan
Book by Alexander Dinelaris
Directed & Choreographed by Donna Drake
Musical Direction by Bob Bray
NOW THROUGH AUGUST 4TH 2019
From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world.
From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.
With an original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), The show features one of the most inspiring stories in music history. And includes some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century; “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.”
Starring: Maria Bilbao (as Gloria Estefan), Jose Luaces (as Emilio Estefan), Karmine Alers (as Gloria Fajardo), Lauren Cosio (as Rebecca), Michael Gorman (as Phil), Sandy Rosenberg (as Consuelo), Byron St. Cyr (as Jose Fajardo).
Featuring: Sydney Alise, Allyson Carr, Edgar Cavazos, Arthur Cuadros, Logan Epstein, Liesl Jean Jaye, Edgar Lopez, Felix Marchany, Sherena Medford, Tristan Miller, Natalia Nieves-Melchor, Nico Seidita, Alexis Semevolos
Directed and Choreographed by Donna Drake, Musical Direction by Bob Bray. The Associate Choreographer is Rhonda Miller. Technical Direction by Steve Loftus, Lighting Design by Andrew Gmoser, Sound Design by Mark Zuckerman. The Costume Design by Keith Nielsen, Wig & Hair Design by Gerard Kelly, the Production Stage Manager is Victor Lukas, Theresa Stark is the Assistant Stage Manager and Properties are byGrumpy’s Props. Lisa Tiso is the Associate Producer.
Donna Drake (Director/Choreographer: Broadway: Original production of A Chorus Line, Sophisticated Ladies, Woman of the Year, The Wind in the Willows, 5678-Dance, It’s so nice to be Civilized and the original production of The 1940s Radio Hour. She directed 4 Broadway Concerts of Nothing Like A Dame for BC/EFA and Addy & Uno, currently running off Broadway at Theatre Row. Awards include an Emmy nomination, 4 Drama Desk Nominations, A Mac Award Nomination, A Theatre World Award and an Off-Broadway Alliance Nomination. She choreographed Catherine Zeta Jones for the American Film Institute Awards, 2009 and The AFI 2011 honoring Morgan Freeman and starring Betty White. She directed the children’s show; John Tartaglia’s Imaginocean off Broadway & National & International tours. TV: Julie’s Greenroom, starring Julie Andrews, Monica’s Mixing Bowl, Disney’s Johnny & the Sprites, and ABC TV’s Dear Alex & Annie. She is currently teaching acting at Pace University.
Jose Luaces (Emilio Estefan) Jose was most recently seen nationally in A Christmas Story Live. NYC Credits: A Christmas Story (Broadway), Bliss (workshop), Big Fish (Workshop), All That Glitters (Workshop), Plaid Tidings (York Theatre), Venus Flytrap, I Am Harvey Milk. Tours: 101 Dalmatians, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Fiddler on the Roof, Reel to Real (China, Edinburgh). Favorite regional: Rudy in Cuba Libre (A.R.T.) Sparky in Forever Plaid(New Theatre), Seussical (The Muny), Chino in West Side Story (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Jacob in La Cage Aux Folles (Forestburgh Playhouse). Spamalot and Altar Boyz (Actors Playhouse).
Maria Bilbao (Gloria Estefan) AMDA graduate and Miami native, is honored to be a part of WBT’s production of On Your Feet! Regional credits: Frida(Nana/Chorus) and Evita (ensemble/tango dancer u/s) with The Rep of St. Louis. Thanks to the cast/creative team for their support.
Reservations: Call (914) 592-2222. Visit: www.BroadwayTheatre.com
Group Reservations: Discounts for Groups of 20 or More: Call (914) 592-2225.
Luxury Boxes: Call (914) 592-8730. For private parties of 6 to 22. Enjoy dining and theatre in an elegant private box. Additional features include an expanded dinner menu, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, private powder room, and Luxury Box reserved parking.
Wednesday & Thursday & some Friday Matinees: Lunch: 11:30 am & Show 1 pm.
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday Evenings: Dinner: 6:30 pm & Show: 8 pm.
Sunday Matinees: Lunch: 12 pm & Show: 1:30 pm
Sunday Evenings: Dinner: 5:30 pm & Show: 7 pm.
Ticket Prices: Dinner & Show range between $59.00 to $89.00 PLUS TAX depending on the performance chosen. Beverage Service & Gratuities are not included in the ticket price. Discounts are available for children, students, and senior citizens at selected performances. Also check the website for on-going Special Offers!
On Your Feet – now – August 4th 2019
Mambo Italiano – August 8th – September 29th 2019
An American In Paris – October 3rd – November 24th 2019
It Happened One Christmas Eve – November 27th – December 23rd 2019
An American In Paris – December 27th 2019 – January 26th 2020
Photos by John Vecchiolla