Steppenwolf Will Host Mariann Mayberry Memorial

Steppenwolf Will Host Mariann Mayberry Memorial

Steppenwolf will host a public memorial celebrating ensemble member of 24 years Mariann Mayberry, who passed away on August 1, 2017, after a battle with cancer. The memorial will take place Monday, November 6 at 1 pm in Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St.

The Barrow Street Theatre in New York will also host a gathering on Monday, November 13 from 6-8pm.

Mariann Mayberry became a Steppenwolf ensemble member in 1993 and most recently appeared in Grand Concourse (2015). Previous Steppenwolf credits include “Russian Transport,” “Good People,” for which she won the 2013 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actress; “August: Osage County” (Chicago, Broadway, London and Sydney), “Love Song,” “Last of the Boys,” and many others. Broadway credits also include “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Metamorphoses.” Mayberry starred in productions at many other Chicago institutions, as well as playing numerous roles on t.v. and in film.

To RSVP for the memorial, email MariannMayberryMemorial@steppenwolf.org or call 312.654.5657. Following the event, all are welcome to gather in Front Bar.

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Abigail Trabue

Abigail has worked as an actor/director in Chicago for over ten years, and along with husband Jason Epperson founded Lotus Theatricals in 2015, and PerformInk Chicago and Kansas City in 2016 (where she serves as Managing Editor of both publications). When not talking shop, Abigail is raising three padawans with Jason, drinking lots of coffee, converting school buses into RV’s, and eating all the foods at Disney World. You can find her on Twitter @AbigailTrabue

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