Madison Lyric Stage to Return to In-Person Performances With Evening Dedicated to Stephen Sondheim

By David Salazar

Madison Lyric Stage has announced a return to live, in-person performances starting this June.

For this return, the company will showcase three evenings of “The Sun Sits Low: An Evening of Stephen Sondheim” with a cast of 14 singers and several musicians. Performances will take place outdoors at the Deacon John Grave House on June 11, 12, and 13.

Among the pieces that will be showcased are including “Being Alive,” “Broadway Baby,” “Comedy Tonight,” “Losing My Mind,” “Move On,” “No One Is Alone,” “Not A Day Goes By,” “Send in the Clowns,” and more.

“As we resume public performances after a year of being away, we return to the music we presented at our very first concert, with an evening of some of Sondheim’s most loved songs,’ said Marc Deaton, artistic director of Madison Lyric Stage in a press release. “We are thrilled to be able to present our entire season outdoors, where we can ensure the health and safety of our audiences, cast and crew. We are also proud to welcome technical director Tom Janus, who promises to enhance the lighting, sound and scenic design of our productions this year.”