How To Get Tickets For The Ain’t Too Proud, The Musical — It’s Heading On Tour (Deets!)By The DivaGals | January 17, 2022 | Entertainment
Last night, Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the Tony Award®-winning musical sensation, played its final Broadway performance at the Imperial Theatre in New York City. But there’s no need to be sad — the toe-tapping musical is heading on tour. Here’s how to get tickets for Ain’t Too Proud.
What is Ain’t Too Proud, the musical?
Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. How they met, the groundbreaking heights they hit, and how personal and political conflicts threatened to tear the group apart as the United States fell into civil unrest are all revealed. It’s a thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty and betrayal, set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” and so many more. The musical won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography.
Where has Ain’t Too Proud played?
Ain’t Too Proud had world premieres at Berkeley Rep in Berkeley, Calif., The Kennedy Center in D.C., The Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles and the Imperial Theatre on Broadway in New York City, where it played 488 performances in total.
When and where does Ain’t Too Proud‘s national tour start?
The first national touring production of Ain’t Too Proud launches Tuesday, Jan. 18 at Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, N.C. It will continue into 50 cities, including a homecoming to The Temptations’ roots in Detroit. Click here for tour info and Aint To Proud tickets.
Who was in Ain’t Too Proud‘s final Broadway cast?
The final Broadway cast of Ain’t Too Proud as The Temptations were Nik Walker as ‘Otis Williams,’ James Harkness as ‘Paul Williams,’ Jawan M. Jackson as ‘Melvin Franklin,’ Matt Manuel as ‘David Ruffin,’ and Jelani Remy as ‘Eddie Kendricks.’ The Broadway cast also featured Esther Antoine, Saint Aubyn, Shawn Bowers, E. Clayton Cornelious, J. Daughtry, Tiffany Francés, Ta’Nika Gibson, Taylor Symone Jackson, Jahi Kearse, Darius Jordan Lee, Jarvis B. Manning Jr., Morgan McGhee, Joshua Morgan, Aaron Patterson, Christian Thompson, Sir Brock Warren, Correy West, Drew Wildman Foster, Curtis Wiley, and Candice Marie Woods.
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