Keller Auditorium | Portland, OR
"Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations" was nominated for 12 Tony Awards and is the winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography. It is a jukebox musical that tells the never-before-tol story behind Billboard Magazine's greatest R&B group of all time – The Temptations. Take this musical journey that started on the streets of Detroit to the golden gates of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. All of its intriguing plots are told within the backdrop of The Temptations' best-loved classics like “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” and so many more. Get ready and book your tickets now!
Elite playwright Dominique Morisseau (“Pipeline,” “Skeleton Crew“) to write the musical’s book raises expectations for a show with a strong point of view, an overriding theme, and writing that can soar, snap and create rich musical portraits. The script delivers great clichés and melodrama, with founding member and sole surviving singer of the original group Otis Williams (Derrick Baskin) delivering an emotional narration. And what’s more, come down to the world famous Keller Auditorium in Portland for an unforgettable night of elite entertainment!