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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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Comedy, After a Security Check-In

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Fraser, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Wonderful building in DC. This is the place for seeing all the sites. Go here if you are in the city.

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Tamaqua, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Despite the reviews, I had somewhat low expectations. Boy was I wrong! I laughed near continuously for 90 minutes. The singing is strong and the satire is even better. They make fun of everyone, liberal and conservative, but the humor just seems good natured not mean. That's really a feat in today's divisive climate. If you're going to DC for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a fun and funny show. It changes constantly depending on what is going in Washington and in the News. The Reagan building is interesting to explore before the show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We loved this show--we laughed out loud through most of it. The cast is very creative in subsitituting very funny political themes to well-known music.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I like the Capitol Steps type of humor very much. However this particular show was not up to their usual standard.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Immigration Issues = Check Nancy Pelosi Botox = Check Tom Brady Deflategate = Check Supreme Court Female Justices = Check ISIL or ISIS = Check Jeb Bush = Check The point is, no one and no issue is safe from parody. The writer does a phenomenal job of pairing the top political issues with popular music from each decade. The... More 

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Address: Address: Ronald Reagan Building, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202-312-1555
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Federal Triangle

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