Imperial Theatre | Manhattan, New York
Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, the captivating musical sensation that tells the story of The Temptations, they climbed to the top of the charts creating an astonishing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 attaining number one. Brought to you by the brilliant Imperial Theatre in the city of New York City on the Saturday 18th June 2022. This excellent story of brotherhood, family, loyalty and betrayal is 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. Reserve your tickets right now to the excellent Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations at Imperial Theatre.
At the middle of the Temptations vortex stands Derrick Baskin, in a wholly satisfying turn as likable Otis Williams, the group’s sensible anchor and the evening’s narrator. Baskin’s Otis is the earthbound antidote to the flash of Sykes’s David and the moodiness of Pope’s Eddie. Rounding out the classic five, Jawan M. Jackson plays bass singer Melvin Franklin exuberantly as a comically uncomplicated appendage, while James Harkness deftly conveys the broken spirit of Paul Williams, who drowned his insecurities in booze. Why not come and see this incredible journey at the illustrious Imperial Theatre in New York?