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.