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Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations Tickets

    Bask in a brilliant combination of good storytelling and nostalgic R&B vocals this season at New York’s Imperial Theater. ‘Temptations’, the legendary ‘60s band on which the musical is based, continues to be one of the most influential groups in the music scene today.

    Why Watch Ain't Too Proud

    A charismatic revival of The Temptations’ most breathtaking dance moves and vocals, Ain’t Too Proud is sure to be one of the best musicals at Broadway this year. From the ‘60s outfits to the flawless performance, the talented cast consisting of Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, and Jeremy Pope among others, resonates with classic R&B culture like never before. The show also explores ideas of friendship and morality in an America that was not quite liberal and tolerant as it is today.

    Set during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, Ain’t Too Proud follows the familiar story of the sensational Detroit-based band that produced a whopping 42 songs that made it into the ‘Top Ten Hits’, 14 of which reached the top spot at various points in time. The group, which initially consisted of songwriting legends Smokey Robinson and Norman Whitfield alongside singers Eddie Kendricks and David Ruffin, plunges headfirst into the struggle for equality. With hit songs like ‘Ball of Confusion’ and ‘Papa Was A Rolling Stone’, the musical takes audiences on a wild journey into the world of one of America’s finest bands.

    Good for

    The Temptations Fans | Lovers of R&B

    Critics Reviews

    “When “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations,” the Broadway-bound jukebox musical, is in motion, it’s a force almost as irresistible as any of the powerhouse R&B band’s greatest hits.”
    – The Los Angeles Times

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    Ratings & Reviews

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    445 Ratings
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    vickie backmon

    Vickie

    5/5

    Mar, 2020

    Wendy Dickinson

    Wendy

    5/5

    Mar, 2020

    Quick and easy
    Shalonda Parker

    Shalonda

    5/5

    Mar, 2020

    Seemless process.
    denise sirico

    Denise

    5/5

    Feb, 2020

    I was nervous using head out. Wasn’t sure if anyone was going to be there with my tickets. But I had received an email reminder that the event was coming soon. Also received a text that day letting me know that my host was on his way and gave me his name. He was there way before me and was very nice. I would definitely recommend them and would definitely use them again
    Gina Bonfiglio

    Gina

    4/5

    Jan, 2020

    I was worried but host was exactly where they said he would be

    Show Details

    Show Timings

    Tue & Thu 7:00 PM
    Wed & Sat 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
    Fri 8:00 PM
    Sun 3:00 PM

    Duration
    2 hrs 30 min with one intermission

    Leading Roles
    Derrick Baskin as Otis Williams
    James Harkness as Paul Williams
    Jeremy Pope as Eddie Kendricks

    Directed by
    Des McAnuff

    Based on the book by
    Dominique Morisseau

    Additional Information

    Audience
    TBC

    Available Facilities
    In-house bar
    Coat check
    Wheelchair accessible

    Seating
    The Imperial Theater has a seating capacity of 1417. For tips on how to choose the best seats, you can refer to our Imperial Theater Seating Chart Guide

    Outside Food
    Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District

    Dress Code
    Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly

    Your e-tickets need to be exchanged for physical tickets with our uniformed Headout hosts outside the theater.

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