William H. Mortensen Hall | Hartford, Connecticut
"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 untold 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 thrilling 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!
Indeed, the whole musical moves, from start to finish, in ecstatic choreography aided by turnstiles and conveyor belts. The clever, monochromatic scenic design by Robert Brill, effective projections by Peter Nigrini, and razor-sharp lighting by Howell Binkley effortlessly echo the movement of the performers, making for an alchemy that blends so totally and successfully that the eyes remain engaged, with the heart swept along. So come and experience an emotional rollercoaster at the world famous Mortensen Hall at Bushnell Theatre in Hartford for a night of true entertainment that will be unmissable!