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Melba Moore Celebrates

As a part of Black History Month, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts celebrated with a concert, "Melba Moore On Broadway" at their Whitman Hall Theatre. The Tony Award winning Melba Moore began her career in the ground breaking musical "Hair", where she eventually replaced Diane Keaton, becoming the first black actress to replace a white actress in a lead role on Broadway.

Photo by Barry Gordin

 

As a part of Black History Month, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts celebrated with a concert, "Melba Moore On Broadway" at their Whitman Hall Theatre. The Tony Award winning Melba Moore began her career in the ground breaking musical "Hair", where she eventually replaced Diane Keaton, becoming the first black actress to replace a white actress in a lead role on Broadway.

Photo by Barry Gordin