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The Capitol Steps

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Address: Ronald Reagan Building, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202-312-1555
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Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort in Lenox ma

Saw this group while vacationing in the Berkshires. What a riot! We really enjoyed the entire show. The parodies were spot on and the lyrics to the music they used was gut... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Brockton ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Saw this group while vacationing in the Berkshires. What a riot! We really enjoyed the entire show. The parodies were spot on and the lyrics to the music they used was gut splitting! A wonderful time was had by all. The only negative was the setting. Although the performers were on a riser, the audience was on a level floor... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you take politics too seriously, this is not the place for you! They are bipartisan with their jokes and gags and will definitely step on toes. With former employees from both sides of the aisle it's just all around fun being poked at everyone! It's a great time and a must do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Two hours(ish) of nonstop laughter. Great songs and lyrics. Standup routines. You probably have to know something about Washington's political scene to get some of the jokes, but anyone who pays some attention to the news would know enough. This is like a musical version of a bi-partisan Jon Stewart. Very funny. Definitely worth it. As an aside, if you... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I really enjoyed this show, which I would describe as the demon spawn of College Humor and Gilbert and Sullivan. The political abuse was so evenly meted and done with such good spirit , that offense equally was to be had by all. Very funny--I highly recommend this show!! (Btw, they can really sing, too, not just tell funny jokes!)

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Suffolk, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This show is really great! You will enjoy the political humor that changes with the latest news. They have fun with all the parties and politicians. Excellent singers and dancers, too. Nice small theatre at the Regan Center. I went to see them one other visit and things changed dramatically with the changing of the "news".

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North Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Hadn't seen The Steps after hiring them for a company meeting several years ago. Still hilarious, filled with side splitting laughs. Current and clever. You will want to remember it all, but won't be able to. Plan on buying a CD.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Get there early. The Capitol Steps theater is in the Reagan Bldg., a federal facility that requires you to pass through an airport-like security check. But when finally settled in your seat, you'll be treated to a face-paced, funny and topical show.

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Kensington, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Troupe has been performing political humor for over 30 years now and they are still going strong. Show is constantly updated so it is timely. Cast of 3 men and 2 women will poke fun at Republicans and Democrats alike. Worth seeing.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I had not gone to a Capitol Steps performance in more than ten years! They are just as funny as I remember, with their timely and witty parodies about Republicans, Democrats, and other current events! We had 6 performers -- 4 guys and 2 women who all were excellent singers and dancers. They take pop songs and musicals to parody... More 

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Sevierville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Surprised my husband with tickets. It was a packed house and it was a great show. Funny, intellectual comedy, with plenty of sarcasm. Must go when in town.

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