Melba Is Back for Moore at Joe’s Pub This Spring

News   Melba Is Back for Moore at Joe’s Pub This Spring Tony Award winner Melba Moore will perform two concerts at Joe’s Pub in May.

On May 24 and 25, the celebrated singer-actress will offer Back for Moore at the intimate cabaret located within the Public Theater. The concerts — featuring Moore’s new band — will include songs from her latest recording, “Back for Moore” (Purple Heart Records). Show times are 7:30 PM on May 24 and 9:30 PM on May 25. Melba Moore was last on Broadway in Les Misérables portraying the ill-fated Fantine. A singer with a multi-octave range, Moore began her career as a back-up singer for the likes of Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick and Liza Minnelli. Her work in the original company of Hair led to her Tony-winning role in Purlie, and since then Moore has performed in concert arenas throughout the world. Her R&B hits include “I Am His Lady,” “Falling” and “Read My Lips,” which was nominated for a Grammy Award. Moore was also recently seen in the Paramount film “The Fighting Temptations.”

Tickets, priced at $25, are available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting www.telecharge.com. Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Avenue.