Get a First Look at Broadway-Aimed Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations

Production Photos   Get a First Look at Broadway-Aimed Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations
The musical, featuring a book by Dominique Morisseau, makes its world premiere in the 2017-18 Berkeley Rep season.
Ephraim Sykes, Jeremy Pope, James Harkness, Derrick Baskin, and Jared Joseph Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations, began previews August 31 at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Directed by Tony winner Des McAnuff, the world premiere, presented by special arrangement with Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce, will officially open September 14 for a run through October 22 at the California venue.

Flip through photos of the show below:

The cast includes Derrick Baskin as Otis Williams, Shawn Bowers as Lamont, Jeremy Cohen as Shelley Berger, E. Clayton Cornelious as Richard Stret, James Harkness as Paul Williams, Taylor Symone Jackson as Johnnie Mae, Jared Joseph as Melvin Franklin, Jahi Kearse as Berry Gordy, Jarvis B. Manning, Jr. as Al, Jeremy Pope as Eddie Kendricks, Rashidra Scott as Josephine, Caliaf St. Aubyn as Dennis, Ephraim Sykes as David Ruffin, Nasia Thomas as Mama Rose, Christian Thompson as Smokey Robinson, and Candice Marie Woods as Diana Ross.

Tickets are priced starting at $35, and can be purchased online at and by phone at (510) 647-2949.


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