The rhythm is going to get Broadway!
The Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises announced today that Latin music legend Gloria Estefan and her husband of nearly 35 years, 19-time Grammy winner Emilio, are developing a musical based on their life stories. Bernie Yuman, producer and manager of Siegfried & Roy’s long-running Las Vegas magic show, will also produce the Estefan’s show. The title, creative team, and more details have yet to be announced.
“We are very excited to share this story, which is based on hope, determination and the belief that with hard work and passion, our dreams can become our reality,” Gloria and Emilio Estefan said in a joint statement. “Our music has been a true reflection of who we are, where we came from and the journey that has brought us to where we are today…Sharing our life story through music will give us a new opportunity to honor our roots and, hopefully, to be able to inspire generations to come.” Not to mention lead a conga line down the Great White Way each night.