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Gloria Estefan Musical, 'On Your Feet!' To Hit The Stage In Broadway And Chicago

The Estefans arrive at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on May 3, 2014.

The Estefans arrive at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on May 3, 2014.  (2014 Getty Images)

A stage show of Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio’s eventful life, “On Your Feet!,” is heading to Broadway next summer.

Its producers announced Tuesday the anticipated show’s tryout run will premiere in Chicago before landing on the Great White Way in the fall 2015.

Jerry Mitchell, who directed the award-winning musical “Kinky Boots,” will helm the show with Sergio Trujillo choreographing. Trujillo, a Colombian, is the brains behind the choreography of smash hits such as "Jersey Boys" and "Next To Normal." 

“On Your Feet!” will tell the life of the Cuba-born Estefans who will pen new music for the show as well as well-known hits like “The Rhythm is Going to Get You,” “Conga” and “Words Get in the Way.”

Throughout their careers, the Estefans have won seven Grammy awards and millions of adoring fans across the U.S. and the world. Along the way they have helped the careers of other artists including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Jon Secada.

Gloria Estefan, who is 56, has an estimated 90 million records sold worldwide, including 31.5 million of those in the United States alone.

"On Your Feet!" would be the latest Broadway endeavor to repurpose a famous musician’s greatest hits on a stage. Others have included “Jersey Boys,” “Motown” and “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

Based on reporting by the Associated Press.

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