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Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations


Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00pm
Sunday Evenings at 7:30pm
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm


  • 2 hours, 30 minutes with intermission
  • Detroit Opera House

Special Notes:

All shows and dates are subject to change. 

Open-caption performance  Sunday, August 14, 7:30pm.


Ain't Too Proud is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. 

Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, Ain't Too Proud tells the thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal, as the group's personal and political conflicts threatened to tear them apart during a decade of civil unrest in America.  

The unforgettable story of this legendary quintet 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.

Written by three-time Obie Award winner Dominique Morisseau, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys) and featuring the Tony-winning choreography of Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, On Your Feet!), Ain’t Too Proud launches their first national tour to over 50 cities across America.



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Starring:

To be announced

Creative Team:

BOOK BY

Dominique Morisseau

MUSIC AND LYRICS FROM

The Legendary Motown Catalog

BASED ON THE BOOK ENTITLED

The Temptations

by Otis Williams

MUSIC BY ARRANGEMENT WITH

Sony/ATV Music Publishing

SCENIC DESIGN

Robert Brill

COSTUME DESIGN

Paul Tazewell

LIGHTING DESIGN

Howell Binkley

SOUND DESIGN

Steve Canyon Kennedy

PROJECTION DESIGN

Peter Nigrini 

HAIR AND WIG DESIGN

Charles G. LaPointe

 FIGHT DIRECTOR

Steve Rankin

ASSOCIATE CHOREOGRAPHER

Edgar Godineaux

MUSIC COORDINATOR

John Miller

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Molly Meg Legal

PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER

Jimmie Lee Smith

BROADWAY RESIDENT DIRECTOR

Drew Foster

ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER

Esther Antoine

MUSIC DIRECTION

Jonathan Smith

CONDUCTOR

Darryl Ivey

COMPANY MANAGER

Maia Sutton

TOUR RESIDENT DIRECTOR

Brian Harlan Brooks

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Logan Vaughn

CASTING

Tara Rubin Casting

Merri Sugarman, C.S.A.

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

Work Light Productions

TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR

Port City Technical

ORCHESTRATIONS BY

Harold Wheeler

MUSIC SUPERVISION AND ARRANGEMENT BY

Kenny Seymour

CHOREOGRAPHED BY

Sergio Trujillo

DIRECTED BY

Des McAnuff

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