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The Capitol Steps

Make America Grin Again

Oct 4, 2020

Single tickets on sale August 26.

Over 30 years ago, The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom ("Don't quit your day job!"), and although not all of the current members of the Steps are former Capitol Hill staffers, taken together the performers have worked in a total of eighteen Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.

Since they began, The Capitol Steps have recorded over 37 albums, including their latest, The Lyin' Kings. They've been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC and PBS, and can be heard twice a year on National Public Radio stations nationwide during their Politics Takes a Holiday radio specials.

The Capitol Steps were born in December, 1981 when some staffers for Senator Charles Percy were planning entertainment for a Christmas party. Ronald Reagan was President when the Steps began, so co-founders Elaina Newport, Bill Strauss and Jim Aidala figured that if entertainers could become politicians, then politicians could become entertainers! 

"They're the best. There's no one like them, no one in their league." —Larry King, CNN

"An oasis of good-natured ribbing in a fiercely partisan world" —The Washington Post

Categories: Comedy , Season Packages , All Shows

Parental Advisory: Mature content and/or language

Sun. Oct 4
7:30 pm

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