ON YOUR FEET – A Theater Review by Hollywood Hernandez
The Dallas Summer Musical series is currently presenting "On Your Feet", the true life story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, set to music. Christie Prades, a Miami born actress plays Gloria Estefan and telenovela star c plays the role of Emilio.
The musical features thirty years of hits from The Miami Sound Machine including "Get on Your Feet", "1-2-3", "Rhythm is Gonna Get Ya" and of course "Conga". It tells the story of the couple from Emilio discovering Gloria in Cuba to the huge rise in the popularity of the group to the story of Gloria's comeback after she received a broken vertebra in a bus crash in 1990.
The play is fun with plenty of interaction with the audience and the music won't let you sit down. Hit after hit is mixed in with the story to keep your feet tapping while you're enjoying the tale of the play. The play has some very talented dancers and actors like the scene stealing kid who plays several roles and in each of his roles this kid can dance!
"On Your Feet" is playing now through Sunday, March 11th. You can get tickets at