You are viewing a past performance of Capitol Steps

venue exterior

Watch Capitol Steps nearby

You can catch Capitol Steps at Center East Theatre in Skokie, showing Jan 25, 2019

More info Book tickets

Capitol Steps is also touring to:

Charlotte

Sat 10th Nov 2018

$188

Washington

Fri 17th Feb 2017

$50

Englewood

Sat 19th Jan 2019

$56

Red Bank

Wed 24th Oct 2018

$51

View the entire Capitol Steps tour

You might also like

Until Oct 28, 2018

The Little Foxes

Lillian Hellman's southern morality play opens the Citadel's season

Open Run

The Winner of Our Discontent

The Winner´┐Żof Our Discontent, debuting just over a month after the election, delivers on its title: Its writer-performers are reeling, hurt, afraid and angry. Their reactions to the results of November 8, and the cognitive dissonance of its continuing r

Open Run

Hamilton

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

This is one time where all the hype and hoopla is not only justified, but doesn't come close to suggesting the grandeur of the work on stage. A Triumph.

location

425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Your are viewing a past performance of Capitol Steps

You can catch Capitol Steps at the Center East Theatre, showing January 25, 2019

Capitol Steps Poster
play videos
1

Capitol Steps

Closed May 12, 2018

Putting the MOCK into democracy since 1981!

Why See Capitol Steps?

MusicalsComedy Theatre

A Sideways Glance at American Government

Keeping their collective finger on the pulse of Washington politics, Capitol Steps is a troupe of current and former Congressional staffers who have created their very own political musical satire. Taking a humorous look at the personalities on Capitol Hill and in the Oval Office, this show tackles the serious issues of the day with laughs and musical pizzazz!.

First steps to Capitol Steps

Born out of a desperate attempt to put on Christmas entertainment for a staffer's party back in 1981, the complete lack of three wise men led them to put on a series of satirical skits. Since those early days, many of the 'Steps' have given up their day jobs and turned satirical comedy into their livelihoods. Put together, the performers have worked in 18 Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience!

Who is in Capitol Steps' Sights

These guys are strictly bi-partisan, so everyone is fair game - if someone makes the news, they make it into the show! They've covered everything from the NSA leaks, to mid-term elections to foreign policy. While even the most serious subjects don't escape their scrutiny, the frothy (and very catchy) musical treatment guards against any slip into bad taste.

show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Performance date: 12 May 2018

Audience

Suitable for ages 10+
Contains innuendo

Run time

Between 90 minutes and two hours depending how Congress behaves that week.

What you thought

Seen Capitol Steps? Loved it? Hated it?

Help your fellow Chicago-Theater.com visitors by leaving the first review!

Write a review now

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Capitol Steps at McAninch Arts Center.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

Please note: The term McAninch Arts Center and/or Capitol Steps as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the McAninch Arts Center and/or Capitol Steps and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the McAninch Arts Center and/or Capitol Steps and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.