AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Play Broadway's Imperial Theatre
August 23, 2018
Ain't Too Proud has found its home on Broadway!
Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce have announced today that the new musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations will bring the incredible true story of the greatest R&B group of all time to Broadway in Spring 2019 at the legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Additional information will be announced shortly.
Temptations Musical 'Ain't Too Proud' Rocks the Ahmanson
August 25, 2018
Friday evening at the Ahmanson Theater, a fired-up audience was blown away by Ain't Too Proud, the new musical that tells the story of The Temptations, one of the greatest R&B groups of all time.
The opening-night audience included John Legend, Billy Crystal, Berry Gordy and Temptations founding member Otis Williams. The show features performances of the legendary vocal group's all-time classic hits like “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination" and “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” and it's safe to say the crowd was not left disappointed by the recreation of their life story.
SEAN KANA (Associate Music Director, Contractor) is an award-winning Bay Area music director, pianist and conductor currently serving as the resident music director for Broadway By the Bay in Redwood City, whose latest production was Smokey Joe’s Café. His other recent credits include playing keys at TheatreWorks for Rags as well as the world premiere of the musical Triangle, and he earned Theatre Bay Area Awards for Best Musical Direction for his work on both In the Heights and Dogfight.
A classically-trained musician with a degree in vocal performance from San Francisco State University, he has toured internationally and recorded sound for movie trailers and soundtracks for Pfeifer Broz. Music. Sean possesses an extensive knowledge of repertoire, style and technique and is a prominent vocal coach in the Bay Area. He currently teaches applied voice for the MFA program at American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco.