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Theater Briefs: Ain’t Too Proud to Accept The Present

Take advantage of a couple of special opportunities to enjoy virtual live theater.

Today at 4:00pm, there’s a live event hosted by Whoopi Goldberg featuring performances from the Tony Award®-winning musical  Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations (see the Buzz’s pre-Broadway review of the show’s run at the Ahmanson here). The event features intimate conversations with Otis Williams, founder of The Temptations, Dominique Morisseau, Ain’t Too Proud’s Tony Award-nominated book writer, and cast members Nik Walker, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Matt Manuel, Jelani Remy, and Saint Aubyn.

The live stream is available at no charge here, where you can also watch the event after its premiere today.


Then, on Saturday, join the Geffen “StayHouse” for the grand finale of magician Helder Guimarães’ unique one-man show The Present. The show incorporates audience-participation illusions into  of life during his own boyhood quarantine. At this show, a core group of 24 invited participants will participate with Guimarães in the grand finale Zoom performance. Viewing-only tickets are available at $25. (Throughout the run, audience-participation ticket prices were close to $100.)

Learn more about the The Present‘s astonishing run via the Los Angeles Times. You can also read the Buzz review here. And pick up a virtual ticket here.

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Laura Foti Cohen
Laura Foti Cohen
Laura Foti Cohen has lived in the Brookside neighborhood since 1993. She works as a freelance writer, editor and consultant. She's also a playwright affiliated with Theatre West.

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