Imperial Theatre | New York, New York
If you’re looking for ideas to breakthe daily routine and spend an extraordinary Saturday evening out – you’ve landed on the right page. The mesmerizing Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations will hit the stage of the renowned Imperial Theatre to take the New York City soul-minded patrons on an incredible journey in the history of world-class soul and R&B. The internationally renowned musical performance follows the story of the legendary vocal group The Temptations, who have won the hearts and minds of music lovers across the globe, starting from the streets of Detroit. Great talent meets the intimate life stories of the 5 performers and will keep the visitors glued to their seats from start to finish. Secure your seat today to have a front-row view of this amazing performance.
Obviously, the music of The Temptations and the audience’s identification with it has a lot to do with that immediate connection. Like how certain smells are able to evoke powerful memories, so too can sounds. And there’s no doubt that The Temptations' music is the soundtrack to the lives of a wide swath of generations from Baby Boomers to Millennials. The group started in 1960 and continues to play today. But Ain’t Too Proud isn’t just another jukebox musical. It’s based on founding member Otis Williams’ (Derrick Baskin) memoir “The Temptations,” and in the musical he is the narrator. As the only one of the “classic five” Temptations alive today, it’s only fitting he’s the one to tell the story. So come and experience an emotional rollercoaster at the iconic Imperial Theatre in New York City for a night of true entertainment that will be breathtaking!