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The Capitol Steps

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Neighbourhood: Federal Triangle
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Address: Ronald Reagan Building, Washington DC, DC
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Fun Way to Wind Up a DC Week

Our group of five were sitting front and center for this fun variety type show about the workings on Capitol Hill and the main players. Grab a drink find your seat and have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annette K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of five were sitting front and center for this fun variety type show about the workings on Capitol Hill and the main players. Grab a drink find your seat and have a great laugh!

Thank Annette K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent political commentary done through very clever new lyrics to well known songs. Nice setting. Good wine in lobby.

Thank Travel_guy815
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Totally current, musical, political satire - hitting on all of the craziness that is going on. Great seating in the amphitheater - very well done!

San Jose, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Lots of laughs and very talented impersonators/ comedians. Really enjoyed the evening. Still laughing a week later!

Thank CAAdventuress
Elbert, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A fun, entertaining and though-provoking evening of political satire, non-PC songs, hilarious impersonations and clever verse. Non-partisan, they lampoon everyone who's done something publicly they can turn into a funny skit. These entertainers are up close and personal with their own unique view of the antics of Washington DC. After a show they will mingle with the crowd. Their home... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The capital steps are a Washington tradition, talented staffers who work in the House and Senate who have the ability to make light of every scandal, and there is plenty of material to work with this season. It's a 90 minute show with intermission. Irrespective of your political leanings you are likely to laugh hard and often, unless you are... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This was a great way to spend an evening. Even if you are sick of politics right now, this will cheer you up. The staying alive skit is hysterical. All of the performers did a great job playing current political figures. The tickets are reasonably priced and the venue is also easy to get to. Uber to it though, because... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The five-person cast provides 2-hours of laughter and enjoyment as they satirize our nation's most senior officials, performing comedic lyrics to well-known songs in the very personas they mock. Timely and bipartisan, no US or world leader is safe from the entertaining lampooning that makes light of the foley that comes with being in the political spotlight of the public... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Visited this comedy venue during a business trip and I did think it was funny. Now not laugh out loud funny, but I did laugh several times. I have to compliment the cast (middle aged folks) as they really were exceptional! If you are looking for something to do in DC at a reasonable price and with virtually clean comedy,... More 

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went on 11/11, 3 days after the election and they did not disappoint. Amazing what a cast of five can do. The parodies are top notch and the theater is very intimate. The theater is in the bottom floor and there are signs to lead you there.

Thank Jake W

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