The Women’s Forum of North Carolina has announced that they will host a special performance of Legends! on Friday, May 4 at 8 pm at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Progress Energy Performing Arts Center in downtown Raleigh. A gala reception will be held at the Fletcher Theatre lobby from 5:30-7:30 pm. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service, a nonpartisan organization that prepares women to seek and serve in public office.
“The Women’s Forum of North Carolina is pleased to host this special performance of Legends!” said Jennifer Terry, benefit chair of the Women’s Forum of North Carolina. “This event should be a great success as we raise money for women seeking to influence and shape public policy.”
About The Women’s Forum of North Carolina
The Women’s Forum of North Carolina, Inc. is an invitational, nonpartisan organization of diverse women leaders of proven influence. Its members are dedicated to working together to achieve equality and maintain social, economic and political power for women. The organization provides women of proven influence and high personal achievement opportunities for strengthening personal development through exchange of information, expertise, ideas and experience, as well as a strong support network. The Women’s Forum is a vehicle through which women are effective agents for constructive change by speaking out and taking action on public issues, through the development of potential women leaders, and as a force for the enhancement and enrichment of the lives of all women.
Legends!, written by James Kirkwood, stars former Dynasty castmates Joan Collins and Linda Evans and is directed by John Bowab. The show centers on a pair of desperate and waning movie stars who are courted by an unscrupulous producer to star together in a Broadway show, even though they have hated each other for decades.
About the North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service
The North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service is a nonpartisan organization that prepares women to seek and serve in public office. The Center, founded in June 2003 and housed at Peace College, is the first organization in the state to address the urgent need for women-specific recruitment, training, and mentoring to increase the number of women in appointed and elected office.