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||Martha Lavey memorial Oct. 9
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a memorial to celebrate the life and legacy of Martha Laveywho served as artistic director during 1995-2015Monday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.
The memorial event is open to the public and tickets are free; however, reservations are required. RSVPs from the public will be accepted starting Wed., Sept. 13, at 11 a.m. by calling the box office at 312-335-1650. There is limited seating and early reservations are encouraged.
The event will be curated by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and ensemble member Amy Morton.
Also, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m., the stretch of Halsted Street in front of Steppenwolf Theatre will be renamed "Martha Lavey Way" in an honorary ceremony.
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