Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations is Coming to Broadway

23rd November 2018 | Category: Theater

After a world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and a string of engagements across North America, the show Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations will arrive on Broadway. This jukebox musical portrays the rise of the R&B group Temptations so while in anticipation for the show to kick off, secure your tickets on time.

The musical will officially open on 21 March, 2019 at the Imperial Theatre, following previews that start on 28 February, 2019. Broadway will have another busy spring season and this long-awaited show will definitely make its way through the crowd.

Tony-winning producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulcerecently announced the show will begin performance in the spring. Featuring a book by acclaimed Detroit playwright Dominique Morisseau, the musical shows the rise of the legendary R&B vocal group from the Motortown streets, with their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies propelling them to achieve 42 Top Ten hits, 14 of them reaching No. 1.

Their journey started from the streets of Detroit and ended in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Brotherhood, family, loyalty and fame are the key elements in this touching musical. “My Girl”, “Just My Imagination”, “Papa Was a Rolling Stone”, “Get Ready” and “Ball of Confusion” are the songs that will melt your hearts during this amazing show.

Two-time Tony winner Des McAnuff directs, with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo. The musical also features sets by Robert Brill, costumes by Paul Tazewell, lighting by Howell Binkley, sound design by Steve Canyon Kennedy, projection design by Peter Nigrini, orchestrations by Harold Wheeler, and music direction by Kenny Seymour.

Portraying the Temptations will be Derrick Baskin as Otis Williams, James Harkness as Paul Williams, Jawan M. Jackson as Melvin Franklin, Jeremy Pope as Eddie Kendricks and Ephraim Sykes as David Ruffin.

After setting box office records in California, Washington, Toronto and Ontario, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations is now coming to Broadway. Don’t waste any time and purchase your tickets here.

Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

Show Date and Time: Thursday, 28 February, 2019, 8pm

Show Location: Imperial Theatre, New York City, New York

Age Restriction: recommended for ages 12 and up

Show Duration: 2 hours, 25 minutes

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