Imperial Theatre | Manhattan, New York
Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations. The exciting new musical smash hit that recounts the tale of The Temptations. Brought to you by the superb Imperial Theatre in the city of New York City on the Tuesday 10th May 2022. After surpassing house records at both Berkeley Rep and The Kennedy Center, AIN'T TOO PROUD, written by three‑time Obie Award winner Dominique Morisseau, directed by two‑time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, and showcasing choreography by Tony Award winner Sergio Trujillo, now brings the untold story of this renowned quintet to tantalizing life in the musical. Get ready — 'cause here they come! tap that buy button right now for a foot tappin’ terrific time at Imperial Theatre.
The songs never stops, and the songs are thankfully plotted diegetically, rather than being awkwardly interpolated into serving a literal purpose beyond the reality of their musical. That’s a decision that really pays dividends. It gives the audience what it wants, faithfully delivering hits like “The Way You Do the Things You Do”, “Ain't Too Proud to Beg”, and “I'm Gonna Make You Love Me” as they were written to sung, free from the constraints of larger storytelling demands, while also beautifully orchestrating their order for maximum dramatic impact as part of the overarching story. So if you want to watch all the thrills, highs, lows and excitement of a live theater show, come to the iconic Imperial Theatre in New York City for a night of stunning entertainment.