Cast Set for Broadway Premiere of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations

Broadway News   Cast Set for Broadway Premiere of Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations
 
Performances begin in February 2019 at the Imperial.
Ain't_Too_Proud_NEW_Production_Photo_2018_0872.Derrick Baskin, Jeremy Pope, Jawan M. Jackson, Ephraim Sykes, and James Harkness in AIN'T TOO PROUD (photo by Matthew Murphy)_HR.jpg
Derrick Baskin, Jeremy Pope, Jawan M. Jackson, Ephraim Sykes, and James Harkness Matthew Murphy

Casting is complete for the Broadway premiere of Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, which will begin previews at the Imperial Theatre February 28, 2019, prior to an official opening March 21.

Leading the cast as 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. The Broadway cast will also feature Esther Antoine, Saint Aubyn, Shawn Bowers, E. Clayton Cornelious, Rodney Earl Jackson Jr., Taylor Symone Jackson, Jahi Kearse, Jarvis B. Manning Jr., Joshua Morgan, Rashidra Scott, Nasia Thomas, Christian Thompson, Curtis Wiley, and Candice Marie Woods.

A pre-sale for American Express Card Members is now live. Audience Rewards members will have access to tickets beginning November 15; tickets go on sale to the general public beginning November 19.

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Ain’t Too Proud is currently playing Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre through November 17.

Ain't Too Proud follows The Temptations’ journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The musical features the group’s hits, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” and more.

With a book by Kennedy Prize-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau, Ain’t Too Proud is directed by two-time Tony winner Des McAnuff with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo.


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