MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 21, 2019
Closing Date
Currently Running
1st Preview
Feb 28, 2019
1st Preview
Feb 28, 2019
Previews
21
Performances (as of Aug 11, 2019)
163
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Current
Imperial Theatre
(Mar 21, 2019 - Present)

Media
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Book by Dominique Morisseau; Music by The Legendary Motown Catalog; Lyrics by The Legendary Motown Catalog; Based on the book entitled "The Temptations" by Otis Williams; Based on the book entitled "The Temptations" by Otis Williams with Patricia Romanowski; Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler; Music arranged by Kenny Seymour; Musical Director: Kenny Seymour; Featuring songs by Edward Holland, Jr., Norman J. Whitfield, Lamont Herbert Dozier, Brian Holland, Barrett Strong, Smokey Robinson, Ronald White, Ronald Miller, Orlando Murden, Ester Navarro, Carl Christiansen, Rodger Penzabene, Sr., Helga Penzabene, Roger Penzabene, Jr., Cornelius Grant, Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock, Harvey Fuqua, Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Gregg America, Gregg Crockett, Skip Batey, Fred Parris, Troy Carter, Anthony Fontenot, Armique Wyche, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Warren Moore, Robert Rogers, James Dean, Paul Riser and William Weatherspoon; Featuring songs with lyrics by Edward Holland, Jr., Norman J. Whitfield, Lamont Herbert Dozier, Brian Holland, Barrett Strong, Smokey Robinson, Ronald White, Ronald Miller, Orlando Murden, Ester Navarro, Carl Christiansen, Rodger Penzabene, Sr., Helga Penzabene, Roger Penzabene, Jr., Cornelius Grant, Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock, Harvey Fuqua, Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Gregg America, Gregg Crockett, Skip Batey, Fred Parris, Troy Carter, Anthony Fontenot, Armique Wyche, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Warren Moore, Robert Rogers, James Dean, Paul Riser and William Weatherspoon
Directed by Des McAnuff; Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo; Associate Choreographer: Edgar Godineaux; Assistant Director: Kimille Howard and Nicholas Kowerko
Scenic Design by Robert Brill; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy and Walter Trarbach; Projection Design by Peter Nigrini; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Associate Scenic Design: Justin Humphres; Associate Costume Design: Rachel Attridge; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy and Walter Trarbach; Associate Projection Design: Robert Figueira; Associate Wig Design: Ashley Rae Callahan; Assistant Lighting Design: Naftali Wayne; Assistant Sound Design: John Daniel McKenna; Moving Light Programmer: Alex Fogel
Executive Producer: Otis Williams and Danielle Brooks; General Manager: Corker Group, LLC and John Corker; Company Manager: J. Anthony Magner; Associate Co. Mgr: Rosa Taylor
Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates; Production Stage Manager: Molly Meg Legal; Stage Manager: Jay Carey; Assistant Stage Mgr: Karen Szpaller
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Kenny Seymour; Associate Conductor: Rick Hip-Flores; Assistant Conductor: Seth Farber; Keyboard 1: Kenny Seymour; Keyboard 2: Rick Hip-Flores; Keyboard 3: Seth Farber; Guitar: Keith Robinson and Larry Saltzman; Bass: George Farmer; Drums: Clayton Craddock; Percussion: Roger Squitero and Javier Diaz; Alto Sax/Tenor Sax/Bari Sax/Flute: Mark Gross; Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Shawn Edmonds; Trombone: Dan Levine; Violin/Concert Master: Orlando Wells; Violin/Viola: Rieko Kawabata; Violin: Eddie Venegas and Melissa Tong; Viola: Andrew Griffin; Cello: Caryl Paisner; Music Preparation: Steven M. Alper; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen; Associate Keyboard Programmer: Tim Crook; Music by arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting and Merri Sugarman, CSA; Press Representative: DKC/O&M; Advertising: Serino Coyne; Social Media: Marathon Digital; Marketing and Press Outreach: Linda J. Stewart; Vocal Supervisor: Liz Caplan; Creative Consultant: Shelly Berger; Dramaturg: Sarah Rose Leonard; Dialect Coach: Quentin Moore and Charley Layton; Fight direction by Steve Rankin; Fight Captain: Saint Aubyn; Dance Captain: Esther Antoine; Assistant Dance Captain: Shawn Bowers
Otis Williams
Paul Williams
Melvin Franklin
Eddie Kendricks
Feb 28, 2019 - Jul 07, 2019
David Ruffin
Dennis Edwards
 
Ensemble
Shawn Bowers
Broadway debut
Lamont
 
Ensemble
"Gloria" Soloist
 
Richard Street
 
Ensemble
Taylor Symone Jackson
Broadway debut
Johnnie Mae
 
Mary Wilson
 
Ensemble
Berry Gordy
 
Ensemble
 
Norman Whitfield
 
Ensemble
Shelly Berger
 
Ensemble
Josephine
 
Ensemble
Mama Rose
 
Florence Ballard
 
Tammi Terrell
 
Ensemble
Christian Thompson
Broadway debut
Smokey Robinson
 
Damon Harris
 
Ensemble
Diana Ross
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Saint Aubyn (David Ruffin), Shawn Bowers (Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin), Marcus Paul James (Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, David Ruffin), Jelani Remy (Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, David Ruffin) and Curtis Wiley (Otis Williams, Paul Williams, Eddie Kendricks)
Otis Williams
Paul Williams
Melvin Franklin
Eddie Kendricks
Jul 09, 2019 - ?
David Ruffin
Dennis Edwards
 
Ensemble
Shawn Bowers
Broadway debut
Lamont
 
Ensemble
"Gloria" Soloist
 
Richard Street
 
Ensemble
Taylor Symone Jackson
Broadway debut
Johnnie Mae
 
Mary Wilson
 
Ensemble
Berry Gordy
 
Ensemble
 
Norman Whitfield
 
Ensemble
Shelly Berger
 
Ensemble
Josephine
 
Ensemble
Mama Rose
 
Florence Ballard
 
Tammi Terrell
 
Ensemble
Christian Thompson
Broadway debut
Smokey Robinson
 
Damon Harris
 
Ensemble
Diana Ross
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Saint Aubyn (David Ruffin), Shawn Bowers (Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin), Marcus Paul James (Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, David Ruffin), Correy West (Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams) and Curtis Wiley (Otis Williams, Paul Williams, Eddie Kendricks)

Imperial Theatre (Mar 21, 2019 - Present)

Cast

Eddie Kendricks
Jul 09, 2019 - ?
Swing: Correy West
Understudy: Correy West (Otis Williams, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams)
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
(music by Edward Holland, Jr. and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Edward Holland, Jr. and Norman J. Whitfield)
Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today)
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
Cloud Nine
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
Don't Look Back
(music by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White; lyrics by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White)
For Once In My Life
(music by Ronald Miller and Orlando Murden; lyrics by Ronald Miller and Orlando Murden)
Get Ready
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
Gloria
(music by Ester Navarro; lyrics by Ester Navarro)
I Can't Get Next to You
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
I Want a Love I Can See
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
If I Could Build My Whole World Around You
(music by Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock and Harvey Fuqua; lyrics by Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock and Harvey Fuqua)
If You Don't Know Me By Now
(music by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff; lyrics by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff)
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
(music by Gregg America, Skip Batey and Gregg Crockett; lyrics by Gregg America, Skip Batey and Gregg Crockett)
In the Still of the Night
(music by Fred Parris; lyrics by Fred Parris)
My Girl
(music by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White; lyrics by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White)
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
Runaway Child, Running Wild
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
Since I Lost My Baby
(music by Warren Moore and Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Warren Moore and Smokey Robinson)
Speedo
(music by Ester Navarro; lyrics by Ester Navarro)
Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
The Way You Do the Things You Do
(music by Smokey Robinson and Robert Rogers; lyrics by Smokey Robinson and Robert Rogers)
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
(music by James Dean, Paul Riser and William Weatherspoon; lyrics by James Dean, Paul Riser and William Weatherspoon)

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2019 Nominee
Book by Dominique Morisseau
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

2019 Nominee
Derrick Baskin
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

2019 Nominee
Jeremy Pope and Ephraim Sykes

Best Choreography

2019 Winner
Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2019 Nominee
Directed by Des McAnuff
 

Best Orchestrations

2019 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2019 Nominee
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
Projection Design by Peter Nigrini
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2019 Nominee
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2019 Nominee
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

2019 Nominee
Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy

Drama Desk Award

 

MTl Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical

2019 Nominee
Book by Dominique Morisseau
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