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 »
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 »
Fantastic Stage Production by Madison Lyric Stage at the Deacon John Grave House!
As a follow-up to the operatic season opener, the Madison Lyric Stage Company presented ten performances of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd. Audience members thrilled to the production, as well as to the creative use of the deluxe new tent. Humor […] 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 »
This Year’s Madison Lyric Stage at the Deacon John Grave House
Opera Double Bill Ends Theater Season at the Deacon’s House!
Madison Lyric Stage presented its third offering for 2021 under an open-air tent on the beautiful grounds of the Deacon John Grave House. Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Schhoenberg’s Erwartung treated the audience to the musical double bill. Attendees raved about this production and will anxiously await the 2022 season and […] Read more »
Tony Award-Winning Drama Comes to Deacon John Grave House!
Madison Lyric Stage Company performed the landmark play, The Boys in the Band, eight times from July 22 to August 1. The actors showcased this stellar production under a tent on the Grave House grounds, as the company’s second offering of its theater season. The Boys in the Band focuses on a […] Read more »
Deacon John Grave House Resumes Events with the Initial Production of Madison Lyric Stage
Madison Lyric Stage 2021 Season has three productions on the grounds of the Grave House. Public performances resumed on June 11, 12 and 13 with four sold-out concerts. They featured a talented cast of 14 singers interpreting the songs of Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning composer Stephen Sondheim. Read more »
Madison Lyric Stage Ends their 2019 Season With An Original And Provocative Production
The performances of Hotel Fables: Episodes in a Life were sold out and received critical acclaim. Through music and drama, the production explored the complexities, struggles and humor of human relationships. The immersive piece was staged in one large room reflecting a single hotel room. The program featured music from […] Read more »
Madison Lyric Stage Performs the Classic Masterpiece, Hansel and Gretel
The production played to sold out audiences and received rave reviews, as one fan exclaimed, “What an amazing performance! As usual, it was fantastic! ‘Loved it all.” MLS Artistic Director, Marc Deaton directed one of the most beloved operas of all time, Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck. Marc and […] Read more »