Entitled On Broadway with Melba Moore, the afternoon will highlight Moore's work on Broadway and TV, in film and in the recording industry. Show time is 2 PM. 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 seen in the Paramount film "The Fighting Temptations."
The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts is located on the campus of Brooklyn College, one block from the junction of Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues. Tickets, priced $15, $25 and $30, are available by calling (718) 951-4500 or by visiting www.brooklyncenteronline.org.