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Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Tickets London

Prince Edward Theatre, London
Booking to 17 September 2023
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★★★★ “Impeccably choreographed, beautifully staged and exquisitely sung” – The Telegraph

Ain’t Too Proud is an electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. After a smash-hit run on Broadway, Ain’t Too Proud is now playing in London’s West End at the Prince Edward Theatre.

The untold story of this legendary quintet is brought to life by a powerhouse creative team representing the best of Broadway, with a book by three time Obie Award winner Dominique Morisseau, direction by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), and choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, On Your Feet).

This thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal 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.

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life And Times Of The Temptations is booking at the Prince Edward Theatre must end on 17 September 2023.

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What's the story of Ain't Too Proud - The Life And Times Of The Temptations?

Five guys. One dream. And a sound that would make music history.

With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. The rest is history — how they met, the groundbreaking heights they hit, and how personal and political conflicts threatened to tear the group apart as the United States fell into civil unrest.

Who is in the cast of Ain't Too Proud - The Life And Times Of The Temptations?

The London cast of Ain’t Too Proud – The Life And Times Of The Temptations stars Cameron Bernard Jones (Tina – The Tina Turner Musical) as Melvin Franklin, Kyle Cox (Elf The Musical) as Paul Williams, Sifiso Mazibuko (Hamilton) as Otis Williams, Tosh Wanogho-Maud (Dreamgirls) as David Ruffin, Matt Manuel (Ain’t Too Proud) as David Ruffin at select performances, and Mitchell Zhangazha as Eddie Kendricks.

Completing the cast are: 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.

Who are the creative team of Ain't Too Proud - The Life And Times Of The Temptations?

Ain’t Too Proud has a book by Kennedy Prize-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau and reunites two-time Tony Award winning director Des McAnuff with Tony and Olivier Award winning choreographer Sergio Trujilio, whose previous collaborations include the Tony Award winning hit show Jersey Boys.

Scenic design is by Robert Brill, Costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Steve Canyon Kennedy, projection design by Peter Nigrini, Hair and Wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, Music Supervision and Arrangements are by Kenny Seymour, Orchestrations by Harold Wheeler and Music Direction by Matt Smith.


Reviews of Ain't Too Proud - The Life And Times Of The Temptations

★★★★ "Impeccably choreographed, beautifully staged and exquisitely sung" - Telegraph
★★★★ "Hits and winning performances draw you in" - The Stage
★★★★ "A night of close harmonies, cool-suited dance routines" - The Sunday Times
"Hits galore" - Daily Mail
"Compilation musicals have had a bad press, but this is a hugely superior example of the genre" - Evening Standard
"Temptations musical rolls out hit after Motown hit" - Evening Standard

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 17 September 2023
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

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Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by and sat next to a ticketholder who is at least 18 years old.


Venue Information

Prince Edward Theatre, 28 Old Compton Street, London, W1D 4HS
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 38
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8 thoughts on “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Tickets London”

  1. Geraldine chamberlain

    I was lucky enough to see this on Broadway in February 2019 just before I flew home to UK one of the best shows I’ve seen up there with ‘ Tina’! The cast were outstanding and the storyline too I was 5 rows from the stage and sang every single word! Beyond Nostalgic

  2. Went to NYC just before the lockdown in March. The show was truly amazing. Can’t wait to see it in London. A must for the Temps fans and music lovers.

  3. martin griffiths

    watched this show on broadway in december and i can honestly say it is the best show that i have seen.Cannot wait for it to open in london

  4. I can’t wait for this show to come to England, I saw it last year on broadway and it is the best show I have ever seen!!

  5. I am so excited to see this. Please let me know when the tickets go on sale. I cant wait to watch it. Xxx

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