Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations hits the West End – how to buy tickets
10 May 2023, 12:27
Ain’t Too Proud – The Temptations West End musical trailer
After an award-winning US run, The Temptations musical has come to London.
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Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations has already enjoyed an award-winning Broadway run and US tour, and has now arrived in London's West End.
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Charting the story of The Temptations from their early days in the streets of Detroit all the way to their induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ain't Too Proud tells the story of brotherhood, family, loyalty and betrayal behind the Motown icons.
Ain't Too Proud has a book by Dominique Morisseau, with music and lyrics by The Temptations, and direction from Des McAnuff and choreography by Sergio Trujilio.
As well as the title track, it also includes the band's hits like 'My Girl', 'Just My Imagination', 'Papa Was a Rollin' Stone' and 'Get Ready'.
The production opened at the Prince Edward Theatre in London on March 31, 2023. You can buy tickets now via the show's official website, through to October 1, 2023.
There are performances every week from Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm, with earlier showings on Thursday and Saturday at 2.30pm and Sunday at 3pm.
The cast stars Cameron Bernard Jones as Melvin Franklin, Kyle Cox as Paul Williams, Sifiso Mazibuko as Otis Williams, Tosh Wanogho-Maud as David Ruffin and Mitchell Zhangazha as Eddie Kendricks.
It also features Evonnee Bentley-Holder, Natalia Brown, Ryan Carter, Hannah Fairclough, Christopher Gopaul, Daniel Haswell, Naomi Katiyo, Akmed Junior Khemalai, Holly Liburd, Darnell Mathew-James, Simeon Montague, Posi Morakinyo, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Michael James Stewart, Toyan Thomas-Browne, Dylan Turner and Kevin Yates.