New! Backstage with the Steps

WAMC Listen to cast members Bari Biern and Jack Rowles interviewed on WAMC about the Capitol Steps' summer run in the Berkshires.


See Us Live!

Palin parody The Capitol Steps perform every week in Washington, DC and around the country.
We have public shows coming up in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, and Washington, DC.
Read more... and see exactly how we can be in so many places at once!


Read the Reviews!

New! "Enormously refreshing"... Read how the Capitol Steps' humor bridges the partisan divide with "remarkable" even-handednessThe Sentinel

Trump himself would "enjoy the show bigly" — in the News & Observer

"Capitol Steps make politics fun again" — review from The O'Colly.

"A machine gun of comedy" — review from DC Theatre Scene.

"Outrageously funny"Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts.

"Great place to go on a date...Fair and balanced." — review from DC Metro Arts.


How are the Capitol Steps like the Trump Administration?

Elaina Newport Read a CityBeat interview with co-founder Elaina Newport about how songwriters and performers keep up in these fast-paced times.


Rocket Man on YouTube!

Dennis Rodman in North Korea You can get inside info on North Korea from Dennis Rodman, or you can get it from us. See scenes from live performances on our YouTube channel.


Group Discounts

Capitol Steps Live on Stage Save money by attending as a group! Discounts for groups of 10 or more are offered for the Reagan Building performances in Washington, DC!
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The FUN in Fundraisers

Fundraiser with Capitol Steps as the entertainment Another successful fundraiser with the Capitol Steps as the entertainment!


Say it Ain't So!

Rita Jenrette Our name was taken from a racy Washington scandal of the time we began, in 1981. Just recently, former congressional wife Rita Jenrette spoke out and denied the legend, 30 years later! We're sticking with her original story.


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We put the MOCK in Democracy!

Week of August 13

Football players are "at it again," says President Trump, "taking a knee when they should be standing proudly." They should "be happy, be cool," and maybe even sing along, too.


Week of August 6

The National Rifle Association say it's in such deep financial trouble that it might soon be "unable to exist." And whose fault is that? No, not the Russians. It's all the fault of Gov. Andrew Cuomo from New York, attacking their First Amendment rights, and those darn kids from Parkland who "hate the Second Amendment."

On our newest album, Make America Grin Again (2018). See live performance video on YouTube!


Week of July 30

Paul Manafort finally goes on trial this week, and he has to be wondering about more than Robert Mueller's case. Will Donald ("NO COLLUSION!") Trump save the day, and maybe keep his former campaign chief from flipping on him?


Week of July 23

Porn star Stormy Daniels had one quick fling with Donald Trump, and now she and her lawyer just won't go away. Michael Avenatti claims that Michael Cohen recorded more than one juicy conversation with President Trump about buying the silence of women he never even knew. Lots more.

From the album Make America Grin Again (2018).


Week of July 16

House Republicans won't have Paul Ryan to kick around anymore once he steps down in January, nor will Donald Trump. Or the Democrats. Or even the woodchucks who ate his car! Join us for this send-off sing-along.

From the album Make America Grin Again (2018).


Week of July 9

Why did former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt want his wife to open a Chick-fil-A? Why did Sarah Huckabee Sanders get kicked out of the Red Hen Restaurant? What is it with this administration and poultry?!? To find out, Rachel Maddow invited KFC's Colonel Sanders to debate the question, but he declined. So she turned to #2 and #3 on her list.


Week of July 2

Justice Kennedy's retirement from the Supreme Court is expected to set off a political battle, but it would be hard to match the battles that preceded his own nomination. Kennedy was President Reagan's third choice. After Robert Bork was rejected for his views and Douglas Ginsburg dropped out for having smoked marijuana, the president decided to go with a consensus candidate. Those were the days! Here are two songs hoisted from the 1987 archives.

From the album Workin' 9 to 10 (1987).