It is with great sorrow that we share that ensemble member of 24 years Mariann Mayberry passed away this morning after a long, private battle with cancer. She left the world peacefully in the company of family and friends who love her deeply.
As dear friends, ensemble members, donors, staff, artists, audience members and members of the Steppenwolf and Chicago communities, we all will dearly miss the powerful presence Mariann brought to our lives and the stage. Her remarkable talent, humor, strength and bravery were a gift to all those who knew her or saw her on stage. We are so lucky to have had her in our Steppenwolf family. She was greatly loved.
Information about memorial services will be shared at a later date. Tonight’s performance of Hir has been cancelled and theatre lights will be dimmed. All are invited to Front Bar, 1700 N. Halsted begining at 4pm today to share memories in her honor.
With sadness and love,
Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz