Tony Award-Winning Drama Comes to Deacon John Grave House!

Boys in the band on stage

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 group of gay men who gather for a 1968 birthday party in New York City. The evening conversations reveal the touching truths and well-kept secrets of each man attending.

A talented cast played to sold-out crowds, who responded with enthusiasm and standing ovations nightly.