Martha Lavey: A Celebration of Her Life and Legacy
Monday, October 9
Location Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N Halsted
Join us for the public memorial event celebrating the remarkable life and legacy of influential and beloved Chicago cultural leader Martha Lavey this October 9. Featuring live musical performances and tributes, the 90-minute event will be curated by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and ensemble member Amy Morton.
The following day on Tuesday, October 10 at 11am, the stretch of Halsted Street in front of Steppenwolf Theatre will be renamed “Martha Lavey Way” in an honorary ceremony. All are welcome to gather at the corner of Willow St and Halsted St at 11am for the sign unveiling and remarks by Steppenwolf leadership and Alderman Michelle Smith.
To RSVP, call the Steppenwolf Box Office at 312.335.1650. Tickets are free, but RSVPs are required. There is limited seating and early reservations are encouraged.