This CANNOT BE real life! We seriously must have wandered into a VERY Latino-licious lucid dream, because there is NO WAY something this INSPIRED and PERFECTO could actually be coming to fruition!
Because Gloria and Emilio Estefan have announced that they will be collaborating with the Nederlander Organization to develop a BRAND NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL based on the lives - AND THE MUSIC - of the pop sensation and her producer/entrepreneur husband!
Yeah. Take a breather, folks! You're going to need it now to keep on processing all of this GREATNESS!
According to the official announcement, the show will detail the Estefans' journey from humble beginnings in Cuba to their DOMINATION of the entertainment industry, with more elements and possibly more collaborators to be announced at a later date!
Jimmy Nederlander, President of the Nederlander Organization, says in a statement:
"I am thrilled to collaborate with Gloria and Emilio to see their amazing story come to fruition on the Broadway stage. The Estefans' journey of success, led by raw talent and passion, is captivating as it drove them from relative obscurity to global sensations."
And Gloria and Emilio Estefan elaborate:
"We are very excited to partner with the Nederlander Organization and Bernie Yuman to, after almost a decade of planning and developing, bring our music and life story to Broadway. We are very excited to share this story, which is based on hope, determination and the belief that with hard work and passion, our dreams can become our reality. Our music has been a true reflection of who we are, where we came from and the journey that has brought us to where we are today. Our cultural roots, our life-defining challenges and the rewards that come with believing in yourself and striving for that which you believe in wholeheartedly, will be the foundation for this theatrical production. Sharing our life story through music will give us a new opportunity to honor our roots and, hopefully, to be able to inspire generations to come."
Okay. We've pinched ourselves!
And it's STILL REAL, you guys!
This is when the TEARS of JOY begin pouring out our eyeballs!
We couldn't think of any pair more DESERVING of such an incredible opportunity, and we have NO DOUBTS whatsoever that this DEFINITELY has the potential to be something truly GREAT!
Their journey is SUCH an inspiration, and we cannot WAIT to see their legacy honored in such a wonderful way!
Now excuse us: we have to begin composing our fantasy playlist of Gloria FAVORITES that we hope will make it into the final cut!
What do U think? Are U TOTALLY psyched for the Gloria and Emilio Estefan musical?!
[Images via WENN.]
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