Meryl Streep, who is speaking at UMass Lowell, is establishing two scholarship funds for the university.COURTESY PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by
Meryl Streep, who is speaking at UMass Lowell, is establishing two scholarship funds for the university. COURTESY PHOTO

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LOWELL -- University of Massachusetts Lowell has postponed "A Conversation with Meryl Streep," scheduled for Wednesday night, due to the pending snowstorm.

The event will be held Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.

All tickets for the Feb. 5 event will be honored on April 1. Ticket-holders seeking refunds should request them through the point of purchase by Tuesday, Feb. 18. Those who purchased tickets by phone or online should call 866-722-8780 to obtain a refund. Those who bought tickets at the Tsongas Center box office should process their refund in person during normal business hours. For box office hours of operation, visit www.tsongascenter.com. Anyone with general questions about tickets should call the box office at 978-934-5738. Additional updates on the event will be available at www.uml.edu/streep and other questions may be sent to speakerseries@uml.edu.

Streep's appearance, co-sponsored by the UMass Lowell English Department's Theatre Arts Program and the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences - is the second in the Chancellor's Speaker Series. The first event in the series featured author Stephen King and raised $100,000 for a new scholarship fund King established for UMass Lowell students.