Raleigh to “Paint The Town Purple” for Cancer Survivorship


RALEIGH, N.C. -- Raleigh will “Paint the Town Purple” this weekend as My 2nd Act: Survivor Stories from the Stage comes to Fletcher Opera Theater on Sunday, August 21st at 3pm for its inaugural televised stage event. Fletcher Opera Theater will host nine survivors who’ll take the stage and hearts of audiences by sharing their incredible and powerful stories of cancer survivorship, putting a new look to old ideas about moving through and beyond cancer.  The show’s Executive Producer is 6-time Emmy Award Winner Marcia Mule’ and Women Survivors Alliance Founder and Network CEO Karen Shayne.  Local business maven and cancer survivor Tara Dunsmore of Pink Ink Tattoo also serves as loal Producer.



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Prior to the show on Friday (19th) and Saturday (20th), the local women survivor cast members, along with the Executive Producers, will be hitting the streets rallying Raleigh to “Paint the Town Purple” to represent survivorship.  Jessica Meyer, youngest powerhouse member of the cast, who at the age of thirteen has taken awareness and inspiration of pediatric cancer to outstanding levels of hope and help through her work as a speaker, volunteer and actress will be in town along with 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack and breast cancer survivor Linda Ragsdale.  Their stories will be shared all over the city and will culminate at a special reception and “Meet the Cast Party” at Skin Raleigh on Saturday night from 5pm – 7pm.  The public is invited to come meet the cast and the award-winning production team.

My 2nd Act: Survivor Stories from the Stage performance is open to the public. Tickets are on sale now and at the door at the Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh. My 2nd Act - Raleigh will be televised on October 25th on Vrtuo Interactive Network.

For more information or details about connecting with the cast to bring them to your business and help us paint Raleigh an empowering purple hume, contact Tara Dunsmore today at pinkinktattoo1@yahoo.com - 919-592-5580 or Executive Producer Karen Shayne at 615-495-4555.

Presenting sponsors of the show are Davis & Pyle Plastic Surgery and Skin Raleigh.  Supporting Sponsors include Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Southeastern Regional Medical Center, SmartMed Plus, Vrtuo Interactive Networks, Ignyta and The Survivor Collection.

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