Tennessee Performing Arts Center | Nashville, Tennessee
"Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations" was nominated for 12 Tony Awards and is the winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography. It is a jukebox musical that tells the unrevealed story behind Billboard Magazine's greatest R&B group of all time – The Temptations. Take this musical journey that started on the streets of Detroit to the golden gates of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. All of its thrilling plots are told within the backdrop of The Temptations' best-loved classics like “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” and so many more. Get ready and book your tickets now!
The real star of this show is the sound of The Temptations. And there are over 31 of their songs, and some other familiar tunes from the period, that are presented with incredible vocal arrangements by Kenny Seymour, and the fabulously talented voices of the cast of Ain’t Too Proud. If you remember that era – you will be transported back in an heartbeat. If you are being introduced, you will get a glimpse of a time you will wish you had experienced. Paul Tazewell’s costumes are spot on, and while Sergio Trujillo’s choreography is very energetic for a representation of the moves of the original group, it certainly gives you the feel of it with a modern twist. Why not come and experience this unique journey at the iconic Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Tennessee?