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The Capitol Steps

Ronald Reagan Building, Washington DC, DC (Federal Triangle)
202-312-1555
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Ranked #56 of 255 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Performances
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- Oct 22, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I saw Capitol Steps in Somerville, New Jersey and I didn't know what to expect. It was hilarious. The had an actor, Corey Harris, that did a spot on Obama impression and another actress that nailed Pelosi. I wouldn't be surprised if I saw him on Saturday Night Live one day. Definitely a show for an educated crowd though. And... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you enjoy satire about politics inside and outside the beltway, the long-running Capitol Steps should be on your to-do list. The two-hour show of short musical skits has some good hits (and some misses), depending on the political cycle at the moment. Venue inside a government office building is a little odd for a show of this sort, but... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This performance was ok, but a bit on the dirtier side than I can enjoy. But when they weren't dirty, they were very entertaining!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It is really long to walk up these steps. I won't recommend it for kids under 7 and seniors. Other than that not bad.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Beautiful to look at but poor signs. We had a cab drop us off by the tour area but could not find the entrance. We asked a guard but he told us he did not know. It took seemingly forever to walk to the front with our three little kids. No restroom facilities close by. We had a very difficult... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Very current, witty, and fun. We laughed and laughed. Cast were extremely talented. Really enjoyed seeing them in DC!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

In their long run of 30 years, this troupe truly are the best in satirical comedy. We have seen them under multiple regimes and they leave no one untouched. The group we saw this time not only gave us comedy scenes about those in power but also those who wish to be in power. Lirty dies is a standard of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We try to see this group once a year and they never disappoint. Truly hilarious. The satire and Washington humor is funny year after year. Ticket prices are soooo reasonable too. Go see them!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

It was fun. Liked the fact that they did not pick sides and lampooned everyone. Although the times where it seems they can't keep from laughing at a joke even though they must have done the bit a thousand times..seemd a little put on..But stil was a lot of laughs..Go See it..!!

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Hilarious and a lot of fun! An enjoyable evening of political satire. A long running show for a reason and appropriate for DC.

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