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Bio:
Christian Thompson is so proud of this ATP family! Recent credits include Dez in Skeleton Crew (Marin Theatre/ TheatreWorks), Smokey Robinson/ Damon Harris in the World premiere of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations (Berkeley Rep), Benny and U/S Roger with the 20TH Anniversary ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Christian Thompson is so proud of this ATP family! Recent credits include Dez in Skeleton Crew (Marin Theatre/ TheatreWorks), Smokey Robinson/ Damon Harris in the World premiere of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations (Berkeley Rep), Benny and U/S Roger with the 20TH Anniversary ... (read complete bio)
Nik Walker and Matt Manuel Will Join AIN'T TOO PROUD as Otis Williams and David Ruffi Photo Nik Walker and Matt Manuel Will Join AIN'T TOO PROUD as Otis Williams and David Ruffin
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

The producers of Broadway's Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations announced today that they will welcome Hamilton alum Nik Walker and Detroit native Matt Manuel to the musical as Otis Williams and David Ruffin, respectively, beginning Friday, February 28, 2020. Derrick Baskin and Ephraim Sykes, the Tony Award® nominated original Temptations actors, will depart the production on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Perform at Broadway Sessions This Week Photo The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Perform at Broadway Sessions This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2020

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, February 20, Broadway Sessions will welcome cast members from Ain't Too Proud and more!

 A New Exhibition Of Western Floral Art Examines Life Through Religion, Marriage, Dea Photo A New Exhibition Of Western Floral Art Examines Life Through Religion, Marriage, Death, Love And Eroticism
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

A new exhibition of more than 80 works at the David Roche Foundation House Museum, Flowers: Passion. Pain. Nation. offers a glimpse into the vast depth of Western floral art in the last 400 years and explores the major narratives of life a?" religion, marriage, death, belonging, love and eroticism.

AIN'T TOO PROUD Has Broken the Box Office House Record at the Imperial Theatre Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Has Broken the Box Office House Record at the Imperial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce announced today that Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations has once again broken the box office house record at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Ain't Too Proud's gross for the week ending December 29, 2019, was $1,865,016.90, the highest in the history of the Imperial Theatre. The musical broke its own record of $1,710,207.90 set the week of December 8, 2019. Prior to that, Billy Elliot: The Musical held the Imperial's house record, grossing $1,663,895.00 in January 2010.

AIN'T TOO PROUD ��" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Breaks Imperial Theatre Box Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD ��" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Breaks Imperial Theatre Box Office Record
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce announced today that the smash hit Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations has set a new box office record at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Ain't Too Proud's gross for the week ending December 8, 2019, was $1,710,207.90 in the 1,424 seat theater, the highest for any week at the Imperial Theatre. Prior to Ain't Too Proud, Billy Elliot: The Musical held the house record ($1,663,895.00) set in January 2010.

VIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley Photo VIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

The cast of Ain't Too Proud kicked off the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with a medley of a?oeGet Ready,a?? a?oeAin't Too Proud To Bega?? and a?oeI Can't Get Next To You.a?? Watch below!

AIN'T TOO PROUD ��" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Will Kick Off Macy's Thanks Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD ��" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Will Kick Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will kick off the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, alongside 'TODAY' show hosts Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, and Al Roker, with performances from the hit Broadway musical. The entire cast and band of Ain't Too Proud will perform a medley of 'Get Ready,' 'Ain't Too Proud To Beg,' and 'I Can't Get Next To You', which will air LIVE on NBC on Thursday, November 28 from 9 a.m. - noon (in all time zones).

BWW Review: Alan Wiggins and Nathan Salstone take lead in 54 SINGS MAROON 5 at 54 Bel Photo BWW Review: Alan Wiggins and Nathan Salstone take lead in 54 SINGS MAROON 5 at 54 Below
by Chris Struck - Nov 17, 2019

54 Below consistently celebrates music and features rising talent, including some of my consistent favorites, Danny Quadrino, Nathan Salstone, and Morgan Reilly. Alan Wiggins and Marcus Paul James, however, highlighted this fun, good vibes tribute show with unique arrangements of classic Maroon 5 hits by Luke Williams.

Ryan McCartan, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Ryan McCartan, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Daniel Quadrino, Max Sheldon, and More Join 54 SINGS MAROON 5 Photo Daniel Quadrino, Max Sheldon, and More Join 54 SINGS MAROON 5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Daniel Quadrino (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory), Max Sheldon (West Side Story), Kerri George (OSCAR at the Crown), Jenna Najjar (54 Sings Ed Sheeran), Morgan Reilly (Singer-Songwriter/Recording Artist) and Christian Thompson (Ain't Too Proud) round off the cast of 54 SINGS MAROON 5 at Feinstein's/54 Below, Monday, November 11th, 2019, at 9:30PM.

Jenn Colella, Jennifer Damiano, and More Join NAMT's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS Photo Jenn Colella, Jennifer Damiano, and More Join NAMT's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

ID and People Magazine Combine to Explore America's Most Gripping True Crimes Photo ID and People Magazine Combine to Explore America's Most Gripping True Crimes
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Television's leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID), in partnership with PEOPLE and Radley Studios, announced today an all-new season of the hit series, PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES. Anchored by original reporting from PEOPLE's award-winning true crime editorial team, the new season delves into extraordinary tales of ordinary people thrust into the national spotlight following notorious crimes. Through the lens of PEOPLE's trusted journalists, each hour-long episode takes viewers to the heart of the crime, revealing shocking twists and surprising facts through exclusive interviews, archival footage and emotional first-hand accounts by those closest to the case. Featuring 12 all-new episodes of the nation's most sensational crimes, the new season of PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES premieres Monday, November 4 at 10/9c, only on Investigation Discovery.

ID and PEOPLE Present New Season of PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES Photo ID and PEOPLE Present New Season of PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Television's leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID), in partnership with PEOPLE and Radley Studios, announced today an all-new season of the hit series, PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES. Anchored by original reporting from PEOPLE's award-winning true crime editorial team, the new season delves into extraordinary tales of ordinary people thrust into the national spotlight following notorious crimes. Through the lens of PEOPLE's trusted journalists, each hour-long episode takes viewers to the heart of the crime, revealing shocking twists and surprising facts through exclusive interviews, archival footage and emotional first-hand accounts by those closest to the case.  Featuring 12 all-new episodes of the nation's most sensational crimes, the new season of PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES premieres Monday, November 4 at 10/9c, only on Investigation Discovery.

10 Moments We Hope to See in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Musical Photo 10 Moments We Hope to See in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Musical
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 28, 2019

Break out your best cerulean wear because The Devil Wears Prada musical adaptation will premiere at Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre from July 14, 2020 through Aug. 16, 2020 prior to a Broadway engagement.

AIN'T TOO PROUD Hosts Actors Fund Benefit Performance 9/15 Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Hosts Actors Fund Benefit Performance 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

The Actors Fund announced that the sensational new Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud a?" The Life and Times of The Temptations is holding a special ninth performance this Sunday, September 15, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. to benefit The Actors Fund at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th St.).

Alice Ripley, Claybourne Elder & Bryce Pinkham, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Wee Photo Alice Ripley, Claybourne Elder & Bryce Pinkham, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Shoshana Bean, Alice Ripley, And More Take On 54 Below This Month Photo Shoshana Bean, Alice Ripley, And More Take On 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Dan Deluca, Phoenix Best, And More Lead 54 SINGS ED SHEERAN Photo Dan Deluca, Phoenix Best, And More Lead 54 SINGS ED SHEERAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings Ed Sheeran on August 28th, 2019 at 9:30pm. With a guitar and a loop pedal, his music has been transforming. From playing bars in London to selling out Arenas around the world, award winning artist Ed Sheeran has captured so many hearts with his voice and songs. Travel from NYC, to London, to Galway with us while your Broadway favorites perform the best of Ed. From a?oePlusa?? to a?oeMultiplya?? to a?oeDividea??, this will be a night to remember. 

Billy Recce's Snowflake Jamboree Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Billy Recce's Snowflake Jamboree, the hit concert series featuring new music by Billy Recce.

David Yazbek, Lillias White, And More Come To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week Photo David Yazbek, Lillias White, And More Come To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

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