Melba Moore Plays the Metropolitan Room Feb. 13

News   Melba Moore Plays the Metropolitan Room Feb. 13 Tony Award winner Melba Moore, who was most recently on Broadway as the ill-fated Fantine in the original production of Les Misérables, goes it solo at the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan Feb. 13.
Melba Moore
Melba Moore

The acclaimed singing actress will play the intimate nightspot at 9:45 PM. There is a $30 cover charge plus a two-drink minimum. 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 seen in the Paramount film "The Fighting Temptations."

In February the Metropolitan Room will also welcome Gay Marshall and Tom Wopat. Marshall, who played a year-long run in the Off-Broadway revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, will reprise her critically acclaimed Piaf tribute, Piaf: Queen of Heart, Feb. 18 at 7:30 PM and Feb. 25 at 7:30 PM. Two-time Tony nominee Wopat will entertain audiences with his lush baritone Feb. 24 and 25 at 9:45 PM.

The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Call (212) 206-0440 for reservations; visit www.metropolitanroom.com for more information.

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