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Ain't Too Proud

Ain't Too Proud

JUNE 7 - 12, 2022 | Cobb Great Hall

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Program

IRA PITTLEMAN & TOM HULCE
STEPHEN GABRIEL AND BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE

  • SONY/ATV PUBLISHING
  • EMI ENTERTAINMENT WORLD, INC
  • JOSH BERGER
  • KEN SCHUR
  • RON SIMONS
  • STEPHEN BYRD
  • ALIA JONES-HARVEY
  • RUTH & STEPHEN HENDEL
  • CHERYL WIESENFELD
  • HARRIET NEWMAN LEVE
  • JEFFREY FINN
  • GABRIEL CREATIVE PARTNERS
  • DARREN BAGERT
  • WENDY FEDERMAN
  • SUSAN QUINT GALLIN
  • MICKEY LIDDELL
  • ROBERT AHRENS
  • CHRISTOPHER MARING
  • DAVID MIRVISH
  • STACY JACOBS
  • MARIANNE MILLS
  • LORAINE ALTERMAN BOYLE
  • DEROY-WINKLER
  • KARMAZIN-MCCABE
  • ZELL-KIERSTEAD
  • DEBORAH BARRERA
  • ROBYN & LARRY GOTTESDIENER
  • THE ARACA GROUP
  • RASHAD V. CHAMBERS
  • MIKE EVANS
  • JOHN GORE ORGANIZATION
  • MIKE KARNS
  • WILLETTE & MANNY KLAUSNER
  • GABRIELLE PALITZ
  • NO GUARANTEES
  • WORK LIGHT PRODUCTIONS
  • UNIVERSAL MUSIC THEATRICAL

AND
JOHN LEGEND/MIKE JACKSON/TY STIKLORIUS

PRESENT

 

Ain't Too Proud

The Life and Times of The Temptations

 

  • BOOK BY
    DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU
  • MUSIC AND LYRICS FROM
    THE LEGENDARY MOTOWN CATALOG
  1. BASED ON THE BOOK ENTITLED
    THE TEMPTATIONS BY OTIS WILLIAMS
    WITH PATRICIA ROMANOWSKI
  2. MUSIC BY ARRANGEMENT WITH
    SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

 

  • JALEN HARRIS
  • HARRELL HOLMES JR.
  • MARCUS PAUL JAMES
  • JAMES T. LANE
  • ELIJAH AHMAD LEWIS
  • MICHAEL ANDREAUS
  • GREGORY C. 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
  • CHANI MAISONET
  • HARRIS MATTHEW
  • DERI’ANDRA TUCKER
  • ANDREW VOLZER

 

  • SCENIC DESIGN
    ROBERT BRILL
  • COSTUME DESIGN
    PAUL TAZEWELL
  • LIGHTING DESIGN
    HOWELL BINKLEY
  • SOUND DESIGN
    STEVE CANYON KENNEDY
  • PROJECTION DESIGN
    PETER NIGRINI
  • HAIR AND WIG DESIGN
    CHARLES G. LAPOINTE
  • FIGHT DIRECTOR
    STEVE RANKIN
  • ASSOCIATE CHOREOGRAPHER
    EDGAR GODINEAUX
  • MUSIC COORDINATOR
    JOHN MILLER
  • PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
    MOLLY MEG LEGAL
  • PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
    NICOLE OLSON
  • MUSIC DIRECTION/CONDUCTOR
    JONATHAN “SMITTI” SMITH
  • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
    LOGAN VAUGHN
  • GENERAL MANAGEMENT
    WORK LIGHT PRODUCTIONS
  • COMPANY MANAGER
    ARTHUR J.M. CALLAHAN
  • TOUR RESIDENT DIRECTOR
    BRIAN HARLAN BROOKS
  • CASTING
    TARA RUBIN CASTING
    MERRI SUGARMAN, C.S.A.
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
    OTIS WILLIAMS
    SHELLY BERGER
  • ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
    LINDA J. STEWART
  • TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR
    PORT CITY TECHNICAL

ORCHESTRATIONS BY
HAROLD WHEELER

MUSIC SUPERVISION AND ARRANGEMENTS BY
KENNY SEYMOUR

CHOREOGRAPHED BY
SERGIO TRUJILLO

DIRECTED BY
DES McANUFF

Musical Numbers

(in alphabetical order)

“Ain’t Too Proud to Beg”
“Baby Love”
“Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World is Today)”
“Cloud Nine”
“Come See About Me”
“Don’t Look Back”
“For Once in My Life”
“Get Ready”
“Gloria”
“I Can’t Get Next to You”
“I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You)”
“(I Know) I’m Losing You”
“I Want a Love I Can See”
“I Wish It Would Rain”
“If I Could Build My Whole World Around You”
“If You Don’t Know Me by Now”
“I’m Gonna Make You Love Me”
“In the Still of the Night”
“Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)”
“My Girl”
“Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone”
“Runaway Child, Running Wild”
“Shout”
“Since I Lost My Baby”
“Speedo”
“Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)”
“The Way You Do the Things You Do”
“War”
“What Becomes of the Brokenhearted”
“You Can’t Hurry Love”
“You’re My Everything”

By arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.

“Gloria” courtesy of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. on behalf of Leon Rene LLC.
“If You Don’t Know Me by Now” courtesy of Warner/Chapell Music, Inc.
“In the Still of the Night” courtesy of LLEE Corporation.

ORCHESTRA
Conductor/Keyboard 1—JONATHAN “SMITTI” SMITH
Associate Conductor/Keyboard 2—DARRYL G. IVEY
Guitar—CARL BURNETT
Bass—LEO SMITH
Drums—QUINTON “Q” ROBINSON
Music Coordinator—John Miller
Music Preparation—Steven M. Alper
Keyboard Programmer—Randy Cohen
Associate Keyboard Programmer—Tim Crook

EAST LANSING MUSICIANS
Violin/Concertmistress—Yvonne Lam
Violin/Viola—Joseph Deller
Reeds—Donell Snyder
Trumpet/Flugel Horn—Walter White
Trombone—Denis Jiron
Percussion I—Steven Wulff
Percussion II—Brendan Betyn
Local Musician Contractor—Richard Sherman

Cast

JALEN HARRIS

JALEN HARRIS

HARRELL HOLMES JR.

HARRELL HOLMES JR.

MARCUS PAUL JAMES

MARCUS PAUL JAMES

JAMES T. LANE

JAMES T. LANE

ELIJAH AHMAD LEWIS

ELIJAH AHMAD LEWIS

MICHAEL ANDREAUS

MICHAEL ANDREAUS

GREGORY C. BANKS JR.

GREGORY C. BANKS JR.

BRIAN C. BINION

BRIAN C. BINION

REED CAMPBELL

REED CAMPBELL

LAWRENCE DANDRIDGE

LAWRENCE DANDRIDGE

SHAYLA BRIELLE G.

SHAYLA BRIELLE G.

TRESTON J. HENDERSON

TRESTON J. HENDERSON

NAJAH HETSBERGER

NAJAH HETSBERGER

ANTWAUN HOLLEY

ANTWAUN HOLLEY

DEVIN HOLLOWAY

DEVIN HOLLOWAY

KYSHAWN LANE

KYSHAWN LANE

TRACI ELAINE LEE

TRACI ELAINE LEE

BRETT MICHAEL LOCKLEY

BRETT MICHAEL LOCKLEY

CHANI MAISONET

CHANI MAISONET

HARRIS MATTHEW

HARRIS MATTHEW

DERI’ANDRA TUCKER

DERI’ANDRA TUCKER

ANDREW VOLZER

ANDREW VOLZER

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Wharton Center gratefully recognizes our Circle Members for their philanthropic contribution, our Legacy donors who have chosen to support with their estate plans, individuals and organizations that have established named endowments to support Wharton Center, and our corporate sponsors.

Wharton Center would like to acknowledge the members of IATSE local 274.