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


Book by Dominique Morisseau 
Based on the Book Entitled The Temptations by Otis Williams with Patricia Romanowski.


Princess of Wales Theatre

Show Run

October 11, 2018 - November 17, 2018


2018/19 Main Season




David Mirvish Presents The 2018-2019 Mainstage Subscription Season
Music and Lyrics from The Legendary Motown Catalog
Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo
Directed by Des McAnuff


Leading this production as The Temptations is 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. “Ain’t Too Proud” will also feature Esther Antoine, Shawn Bowers, Marqell Edward Clayton, E. Clayton Cornelious, Rodney Earl Jackson Jr., Taylor Symone Jackson, Jarvis B. Manning Jr., Joshua Morgan, Saint Aubyn, Rashidra Scott, Nasia Thomas, Christian Thompson, Curtis Wiley and Candice Marie Woods.

Ain't Too Proud

Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations played a sold-out run at the Princess of Wales Theatre October and November 2018 before transferring to Broadway in 2019. Written by  Dominique Morisseau, directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography), the musical tells the sometimes tumultuous story of how a group of young men became one of the biggest musical acts in history, while at the same time exploring the personal and political conflicts that threatened to tear them apart as the United States fell into civil unrest.