Gloria and Emilio Estefan's musical 'On Your Feet' finds its stars

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Gloria Estefan Is Heading To Broadway In New Show About Her Life
Broadway's Gloria and Emilio Estefan have been found.

Ana Villafañe will make her Broadway debut as Gloria, alongside Josh Segarra as Emilio Estefan.

Via The Hollywood Reporter

Hired following a video audition, Villafane - a Cuban-American singer, dancer and actress from Miami who even attended the same high school as Gloria Estefan - will make her Broadway debut. Her film and television credits include Magic City Memoirs, Los Americans and Hiding, plus the upcoming Hulu series South Beach: Fever and the superhero feature Max Steel.

Segarra has been featured on the New York stage in Dogfight and Lysistrata Jones. His television credits includes Sirens, Chicago PD and The Electric Company, plus guest appearances in Homeland and The Following. He'll also appear in the Judd Apatow comedy Trainwreck.

'On Your Feet!' is based on the real life story of the Estefans, from their beginnings in Cuba to their arrival in the U.S., and their rise to superstardom. Music numbers will include, "Conga," "1-2-3," "Music of My Heart," and "Rhythm is Gonna Get You."

It premieres November 5th, and tickets are on sale now.

Great heart, great mind, amazing spirit - psyched for @onyourfeetbway! #EmilioEstefan #GloriaEstefan

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Gloria and Emilio Estefan's musical 'On Your Feet' finds its stars
FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2008, file photo, Emilio and Gloria Estefan smile during an event in Hollywood, Fla. Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, are buying a "very small" ownership stake in the Miami Dolphins NFL football team, a person familiar with the deal said Monday, June 22, 2009. The person requested anonymity person because the deal won't be announced until Thursday by owner Stephen Ross. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Pop singer Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio hold up a Mexican flag during the inauguration of their new restaurant called "Bonguitos" at the Mexico City airport on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005. (AP Photo)
Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, music producer Emilio Estefan, pose backstage at the 8th annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Emilio Estefan and wife Gloria Estefan attend he 2014 ASCAP Centennial Awards, benefiting the ASCAP Foundation and its music education, talent development and humanitarian activities, at the Waldorf-Astoria on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Invision/AP)
Singer Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan attend the 8th Annual Exploring The Arts Gala benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)
FILE - In this June 8, 2014, file photo, Gloria Estefan, left, and Emilio Estefan pose for photos at the 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Producers of "On Your Feet!" a musical about the Estefans, said Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, they’ll offer performers around the world a chance to audition for all the roles in the Broadway cast by submitting audition videos online. There also will be two open casting calls _ at Pearl Studios in New York City on Sep. 9 and at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami on Sept. 21. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Honorees for the night’s festivities Emilio Estefan and Gloria Estefan walk the red carpet for the “Power of Love Gala” at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on the Las Vegas Strip. Saturday, April 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton)
Singer Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan arrive at the MusiCares 2014 Person of the Year Tribute on Friday, January 24, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
From left, Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan celebrate Gloria's birthday onstage at Festival People en Espanol 2013 on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Darren Abate/Invision for People Espanol/AP Images)
Singer Gloria Estefan, left, and her husband Emilio Estefan, right, receive jerseys from Miami Dolphins owner Stephen M. Ross during a news conference announcing that the Estefans are joining the Miami Dolphins football team as minority owners, Thursday June. 25, 2009, at Landshark Stadium in Miami. (AP Photo/Jeffrey M. Boan)

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