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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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Always great

But during an election year, even better! One of the best years for material and they didn't disappoint. FYI, they do not allow drinks in the theatre so do not allow the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But during an election year, even better! One of the best years for material and they didn't disappoint. FYI, they do not allow drinks in the theatre so do not allow the concession stand to tell you otherwise!

Thank deenappio
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not seen the Capitol Steps for nearly a year. The show was as great as ever. The material changes to be current. The review satirizes all pliticians and cannot be judged partial to Left or Right, Democrats or Republicans. It is THE quintessential D.C. political comedy review. A must see when in Washington.

Thank mburrows
Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No politico left alone in the targeted lampooning! All sides of the political spectrum were brought to light in satire. Very creative use of taking well known sings and changing the lyrics. In terms of age-appropriateness, young children will probably enjoy the music but not understand the subjects. Bottom line, it was a night of fun and laughs!

Thank mannart03
Boulder, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We went with an extended family group that included ages 16-80, politically liberal to conservative, and I was worried whether everyone would enjoy it. I am happy to report that The Capitol Steps performers are equal opportunity satirists, and while they can be slightly "edgy" and risque, it was never too much. There were lots of fun impersonations and silly... More 

Thank sddalg
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Every Monday evening from 8-9pm the US Navy symphony-orchestra performs a fantastic show with soloists and a large orchestra. Sitting on the steps in front of the capital with the sun setting behind the Washington monument and the length of the mall shaded in twilight colors. A special moment to be remembered. Very talented senior performers.

Thank goingplacestogether
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We attended this show on our last night in DC. What a way to close it out! The songs they performed were hilarious, the impressions dead on. It made all the hours spent keeping up with the news worth it. In our 30s, we were some of the youngest people in the audience. But any age from high schooler on... More 

Thank StPeteKate
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Great show by Capitol Steps on current U.S. Presidential campaigns and international issues. If you love politics and satire, you must see this before November 8th!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had tickets for a Saturday evening performance. Parked at the Ronald Raegan Building early for the $15., for the great convenience of being located in same building as the show. After an excellent dinner at the nearby "The Hamilton" we collected our tickets from the will call section. They had a bar setup if you wanted drinks prior to... More 

Thank ivytravel
Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I was nervous about going to the show because my husband is European and I was not sure if he could relate or follow. But even if you only fairly follow political news, you will be able to understand the comedy. Very funny skits!

Thank Wendy D
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

On our first evening in Washington DC, we saw the Capitol Steps. This show centers on political satire and lots of singing. I can't remember the last time I and my friends laughed so hard!!! There were FIVE performers and a piano player. There was not ONE moment that you were not totally entertained. DON'T MISS THIS - the talent... More 

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