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Temptations Musical Heads To Washington, D.C.
No, it's not just your imagination. The Temptations musical, "Ain't Too Proud — The Life And Times Of The Temptations" is moving closer to a Broadway run in New York.
The bio-musical tracks the career of the famed Motown singers from the streets of Detroit to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame status, and includes some of their most famous crowd-pleasing tunes such as "My Girl," "Just My Imagination," and their GRAMMY-winning hit "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone."
"Ain't Too Proud …" opened at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California this past fall and was so successful, it notched the honor of being the venue's highest-grossing production ever, according to Billboard.
Now it's moving to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., for a five-week run from June 19–July 22 in the Center's Eisenhower Theater. Producers hope the musical will then be on track to hit Broadway in fall 2018.
Directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo, the show's book was written by Detroit-native Dominique Morisseau. Tom Hulce and Ira Pittelman are on board as producers.