“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations,” one of the most popular and record-breaking shows in Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre history returns December 13, 2022 through January 1, 2023. Opening is set for December 15. This joyful 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. Center Theatre Group welcomes this musical celebration back to the Ahmanson Theatre for the holiday season.
Leading the cast of “Ain’t Too Proud” as The Temptations are Jalen Harris as ‘Eddie Kendricks,’ Harrell Holmes Jr. as ‘Melvin Franklin,’ James T. Lane as ‘Paul Williams,’ and joining directly from the Broadway company are Marcus Paul James as ‘Otis Williams,’ and Elijah Ahmad Lewis as ‘David Ruffin.’ The touring company also features Michael Andreaus, Gregory Carl Banks Jr, Brian C. Binion, Reed Campbell, Lawrence Dandridge, Shayla Brielle G., Treston J. Henderson, Najah Hetsberger, Devin Holloway, Antwaun Holley, Kyshawn Lane, Traci Elaine Lee, Brett Michael Lockley, Harris Matthew, Amber Mariah Talley, Andrew Volzer, and Nazarria Workman.
Tickets for “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” are currently on sale and start at $40. They will be available through CenterTheatreGroup.org, Audience Services at (213) 972-4400 or in person at the Center Theatre Group Box Offices (at the Ahmanson Theatre) at The Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue in Downtown L.A. 90012. Performances run Tuesday through Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. See the smash-hit production where it all began. Call to order (213) 972-4400, or purchase online at http://www.CenterTheatreGroup.org