Finally Miami's gets to enjoy the Broadway hit and story of our hometown King and Queen, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, On Your Feet. The theater production, that even includes members of the original Miami Sound Machine, kicked off its Broadway Across America 31-city tour on Friday night with red carpet and full media fanfare at the Adrienne Arsht Center.
Guest included Miami Dolphin's legend Don Shula with wife Mary Anne, Victoria's Secret model Karolina Kurkova, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis president Marc Buoniconti, gallerist Gary Nader, Related's Jorge Perez, Telemundo's Maria Celeste Arraras, Tony award nominated choreographer Sergio Trujillo, Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris, Broadway producer Richard Jay Alexander, Republica's Jorge Plasencia, Finka's Eileen Andrade, Ad exec Manny Machado, Raul De Molina and wife Mily De Molina, Lili Estefan, NBC 6's Roxanne Vargas, Sun Sentinal's Rod Hagwood and WSVN's Belkys Nerey.
At the after party at Estefan Kitchen in the Miami Design District, guest enjoyed cocktails by Bacardi, Colombian Vallinatos music, along with mini Cuban sandwiches and chicken paella. The party that lasted past 2am, included past Broadway cast member of On Your Feet, Ana Villafañe (Gloria) and as well as the stars of the traveling production Christy Prades (Gloria) and Mauricio Martinez (Emilio) . Also in attendance we chatted with former Real Housewives of Miami Alexa Echevarria and Marisol Patton, co-producer of OYF, Bernie Yuman, and the grand dame of South Florida arts Adrienne Arsht.