AIN’T TOO PROUD To End Broadway Run
Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 16, 2022. With a book by Dominique Morisseau, the production was directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. At time of closing, Ain’t Too Proud will have played 488 performances and 21 previews.
The current cast leading the Broadway company includes Nik Walker as ‘Otis Williams,’ James Harkness as ‘Paul Williams,’ Jawan M. Jackson as ‘Melvin Franklin,’ Matt Manuel as ‘David Ruffin,’ and Jelani Remy as ‘Eddie Kendricks.’ The Broadway cast also features Esther Antoine, Saint Aubyn, Shawn Bowers, E. Clayton Cornelious, J. Daughtry, Tiffany Francés, Ta’Nika Gibson, Taylor Symone Jackson, Jahi Kearse, Darius Jordan Lee, Jarvis B. Manning Jr., Morgan McGhee, Joshua Morgan, Aaron Patterson, Christian Thompson, Sir Brock Warren, Correy West, Drew Wildman Foster, Curtis Wiley, and Candice Marie Woods.
Prior to New York, the musical made stops at Berkeley Rep, The Kennedy Center, and The Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles before opening at the Imperial Theatre on March 21, 2019. The first national tour is underway and will continue its coast-to-cast 50 city tour.