Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped out for a gala night for a new play that heralds a cause close to their hearts on Tuesday.
The royal couple, who are expecting their first child this spring, attended a special performance at the Natural History Museum in London of Wider Earth, a new theater production that supports their work on behalf of protecting forests around the world.
The Duchess of Sussex sported a monochrome look for the outing, pairing a cream-colored turtleneck dress by Calvin Klein with a coat by Amanda Wakeley, which she previously wore in March 2018 for a church service celebrating Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey. She carried an olive green clutch and swept her hair into a romantic updo.
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The production centers around Charles Darwin’s journey aboard the HMS Beagle. The event was in support of the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, of which Harry, 34, is president, and the production’s official charitable partner, The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC) — a network of conservation initiatives to conserve indigenous forests across the globe.
During Harry and Meghan’s tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga, last fall, they unveiled six dedications to the QCC and welcomed commitment to the initiative by its latest member, Kiribati.
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The stage is set! Two hours to go until we welcome Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex to our gala performance of The Wider Earth to mark the 210th birthday of Charles Darwin and to celebrate the work of @queenscomtrust and @QueensCanopy! pic.twitter.com/rTVUA5yadk
— The Wider Earth (@TheWiderEarth) February 12, 2019
The couple’s outing comes just days after some of Meghan’s closest friends spoke out to PEOPLE for the first time about her treatment in the media.
The couple, who also went glam last week for a special awards night, have put the Commonwealth (the 53 family of nations connected to the U.K.) and the environment at the center of their working life.
They couple is keeping busy leading up to Meghan’s due date in late April. Late week they announced that they will embark on a three-day visit to Morocco from February 23 to 25.