Life of Gloria and Emilio Estefan goes to Broadway

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 06, 2013 06:50 hrs

Miami, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) The life of Gloria and Emilio Estefan will hit Broadway in a musical spotlighting the most exciting moments the two artists ever lived, the producers announced Tuesday.

Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises said in a communique that they are in "the process of developing and producing a new Broadway show inspired by the music made famous by international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, musician/producer and entrepreneur Emilio Estefan".

The musical will chronicle the life of the artists from their days in their native Cuba to reaching the heights of Latin music.

"I am thrilled to collaborate with Gloria and Emilio to see their amazing story come to fruition on the Broadway stage," Nederlander president Jimmy Nederlander said.

With seven Grammy Awards and more than 100 million albums sold, Gloria Estefan gained fame with hits like "Conga", "The Rhythm Is Going To Get You", "1, 2, 3" and more.

Emilio Estefan not only managed his wife's career but has helped shape the destinies of other stars like Shakira, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Jon Secada.



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