Five Performances of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf Cap a Glorious Madison Lyric Stage Season!

Edward Albee’s dramatic masterpiece was presented inside the big tent on the grounds of the Deacon John Grave Foundation. The Tony-winning play explores the complexities in marriage of a middle-aged couple, George and Martha. The play’s unvarnished approach to an evening shared with George, Martha, and another couple resulted in […] Read more »

The George Mansion Band Returns to the Deacon John Grave House

On a beautiful Sunday summer evening, the Manston Big Band showcased songs from the Great American Songbook, delighting the foot-tapping audience. The music was co-sponsored by the Deacon John Grave Foundation and the Madison Historical Society. As guests relaxed in lawn chairs and picnicked, the band entertained with favorite musical […] Read more »

Pippin Excels as a Musical Masterpiece

Madison Lyric Stage presented ten performances of Pippin with a large and talented cast. The new tent on the grounds of the Deacon John Grave House provided the perfect venue for the big top carnival setting. Pippin, the Tony Award-winning musical, follows a mysterious troupe of actors with a commanding […] Read more »

Opera Pairing from Madison Lyric Stage Opened to Appreciative Crowd on the Grave House Grounds!

The Deacon partnered again with Madison Lyric Stage for their 2022 Season. The audience cheered the dynamic double bill that included Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins and Benjamin Britten’s Curlew River. The operas provided the audience with an amazing journey through challenges of the human condition. Both were performed […] Read more »