Author: Allison Arnold

Allison Arnold is a freelance writer, adventurous traveler, foodie and lover of all things tacos and craft beer.
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Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Adriel Flete and company in On Your Feet! © Matthew Murphy

Theater review: ‘On Your Feet!’

The musical “On Your Feet!” opened yesterday at DeVos Performance Hall as part of the Broadway Grand Rapids Series. Love, passion, perseverance and a great beat underlie the musical — the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. The couple broke barriers, emigrating from Cuba to the United States and eventually becoming a pop sensation, with their music crossing lines between English and Spanish sounds and beats.