Jahi Kearse and Des McAnuff On The Success of 'Ain't Too Proud'

 

This week on Inside Broadway, Christine Nagy and Michael Riedel chat with Ain't Too Proud director Des McAnuff and actor Jahi Kearse (Berry Gordy) about the success of the production. They discuss the inspiration for the show, and how a story from the past makes you reflect on our country today.

Kearse revealed when he knew how moving and successful this production would become, "Two weeks after the initial audition, I told my agent that I don't mind if I don't audition for anything else for a while because this show was that impactful to me... I just wanted to be a part of it!" The success translated on stage with sold out performances and 12 Tony Award nominations.

Ain't Too Proud follows The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. A new block of tickets for the hit new Broadway musical Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations are now on sale through May 17, 2020 at Telecharge.com, by calling 800-447-7400, or by visiting the Imperial Theatre Box Office.

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