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The Capitol Steps

Ronald Reagan Building, Washington DC, DC
+1 202-312-1555
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A must for any visitor to Washington, DC

The new show " Orange is the New Barack" is a hilarious look at the current political atmosphere in... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Centreville, Virginia
Haven't laughed this hard in ages

I have seen the Capital Steps a few times before and have enjoyed the show each time. All seats... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Gail W
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Ronald Reagan Building, Washington DC, DC
Federal Triangle
+1 202-312-1555
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The new show " Orange is the New Barack" is a hilarious look at the current political atmosphere in Washington, DC. The cast of the Capitol Steps are former Capitol Hill staffers who present a satirical, vocal review of the news with songs like"Oops I...More

3  Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have seen the Capital Steps a few times before and have enjoyed the show each time. All seats are great and these people are really talented...great singing voices and the satire is wonderful. This show is a great value for the cost.

1  Thank Gail W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a treat! Comedy and satire by the people that know it best. Timely, no one is spared... Republicans, Democrats, Supreme Court, even the Pope! A must for anyone that enjoys laughing at ourselves and our political leaders. And, there are few things funnier anywhere...More

2  Thank RichDowns
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The theater is small (holds about 600 people). There is no bad seats. I happened to get a seat in Row C in the middle, which was great. OMG, I was expecting a lot of good satirical jokes, but the singing was fabulous, as the...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I have seen the Capitol Steps several times and each time, come away smiling. The team is so clever and light hearted. We were fortunate to get second row seats in the middle, although the theater size and layout is such that any seat would...More

1  Thank DM N
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Fun night out. Really funny - if you don't take yourself too seriously! Worth the ticket price. Go early if you see the event in D.C. and have a glass of wine before the show.

1  Thank afonzjohns
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were here about a year ago and thought it would be impossible to continue with such a hilarious show. Well, its still funny and thoroughly entertaining. We will certainly make this a yearly event now at the Ronald Reagan Building which is the Capital...More

3  Thank ivytravel
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Thank God for humor! Great political satire which will keep you laughing. Very talented cast. Must See!

Thank wvsam
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Such an enjoyable evening. They perform on Friday and Saturday nights. We booked our tickets online and printed the free coupon for the CD. Will call was easy and presented our coupon for the free CD. With our glasses of wine in hand we found...More

Thank Olivia2840
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We saw the show in Plymouth and it was fabulous. Most I have laughed in a long time!! Great music too.

Thank GI_JoeOrlando
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Mitzi E
14 June 2017|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
The humor is intended for adults who have a grasp of current political affairs.
19 March 2017|
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Response from JK7480 | Reviewed this property |
There were alcoholic beverages, soda and chips available. Light refreshments only.