The Capitol Steps Return to the Northampton Academy of Music

The Mike Thornton Agency presents

THE CAPITOL STEPS

2018 Spring Break Tour

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:30PM

The Academy of Music Theatre

274 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Tickets now on sale at The Academy of Music Box-Office

413-584-9032 ext. 105 or www.aomtheatre.com

Sponsored by New England Public Radio and WGBY Public Television.

The Capitol Steps return to Hampshire County or their first performance since 2010. The political musical satiure troupe has been a national institution for over 35 years, providing a unique blend of musical and political comedy and satire to audiences coast-to-coast.. Each show consists of tasteful lampooning guaranteed to leave both sides of the political spectrum laughing. The troupe started in 1981. Since then, they have appeared on “The Today Show,” “ABC News Nightline,” “CBS Evening News” and on specials for NPR.

The Capitol Steps’newest radio special, Politics Takes A Holiday , airs on many NPR member stations on New Year’s Eve. For details on stations airing the Capitol Steps radio special,or podcast downloads:: http://www.capsteps.com/radio/

The Washington Post calls The Capitol Steps: “An oasis of good-natured ribbing in a fiercely partisan world. The entire audience, Republicans and Democrats alike, roared with laughter”.

DC Theatre Scene says “The Capitol Steps is a political comedy show that offers a mix of song and standup, lampooning modern political leaders and taking on the major issues of the day. .If you’re a political junkie, you’ll get a healthy dose of the daily news served spit-roasted and heavily mocked.”

The Capitol Steps works overtime to capture the new administrations’ antics in satire and song. And since The Capitol Steps find their laughs in materials ripped from today’s and tomorrow’s headlines you never know whether Steve Bannon, Jeff Sessions, or Kim Jong-un might appear from Mar-A-Lago or The White House.

To preview some of the Capitol Steps materials, visit their website, www.capsteps.com, or find The Capitol Steps on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter (@capsteps)

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