Madison Lyric Stage Announces Eleventh Season for 2023

Our upcoming eleventh season is about to be announced to the general public! The time to get your Subscription Series tickets is now! Don’t miss this opportunity to see one of our best seasons of art and entertainment!



Season Opening Concert!

Marc Deaton and pianist Nick Stanford take us into the the lyrical, romantic world of Burt Bacharach and Michel Legrand. Join Marc along with his special guests: John Johmann, Ashley Cotton, Meera Mennillo, Mary McCue and Ariana Straznicky, accompanied by a wonderful jazz trio.

This musical event takes place at Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society at 297 Boston Post Road in Madison.





2023 Mainstage Series



2023 Studio Series

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 standing ovations by the audience.


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 standards.


Deacon John Grave Foundation Docents Delight with Colonial Games

Grave Foundation members, in period dress, joined the Madison Historical Society for its Summer Festival on the Madison Green.

The August 27th event provided families with a day of arts, antiques, and activities.

At the Grave House table, children and their parents experienced vintage games of skill.

Without video screens and internet, participants quickly adjusted to the fun provided by the Deacon’s collection of toys.

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 lead player.


The fictional storyline tells about Pippin, young son of Charlemagne, and his search for adventure…and meaning in his life.

The MLS production of the Tony Schwartz musical captivated audiences.