2023 Theater Season’s Grand Finale on the Grave House Grounds!

Madison Lyric Stage concluded their season under the tent at the Grave House with The Women of Opera. Mid-October’s weekend event featured seven amazing divas performing renown arias. The guest artists sang work from The Marriage of Figaro, Madame Butterfly, Carmen, Der Rosenkavalier, Die Walküre, among others. Audience members at […] Read more »

Production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Greatest Hits on the Deacon’s Grounds!

An impressive and large cast from Madison Lyric Stage presented many of the beloved works by Rodgers & Hammerstein. Greatest hits from this stellar creative team included favorites from Carousel, Cinderella, Oklahoma, South Pacific, Sound of Music…among others. Sold out performances took place under the Madison Lyric Stage tent, as […] Read more »

Annual George Manstan Band Concert

On August 27th, the George Manstan Band performed music from the great American Songbook on the beautiful Grave House grounds. The appreciative audience consisted of members from the Deacon John Grave Foundation, Madison Historical Society, The Garden Club of Madison, CLEMA (Charlotte L. Evarts Memorial Archive), and Madison Lyric Stage. 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 »