The Capitol Steps are coming to The Strand

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The Washington D.C.- based comedy troupe, The Capitol Steps, will perform at The Stand in Rockland on Friday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Created in December 1981 when some staffers for Senator Charles Percy were planning entertainment for a Christmas party,  their first idea was to stage a nativity play, but in the whole of Congress they couldn't find three wise men or a virgin. So, they decided to dig into the headlines of the day, and they created song parodies & skits which conveyed a special brand of satirical humor.

In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom ("Don't quit your day job!"), and although not all of the current members of the Steps are former Capitol Hill staffers, taken together the performers have worked in a total of eighteen Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.

Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded over 30 albums, including their latest, “Orange Is the New Barack.” They've been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS, and can be heard twice a year on National Public Radio stations nationwide during their “Politics Takes a Holiday” radio specials.

The Strand is located at 345 Main Street in Rockland. 

The general admission tickets are $50/advance, $55/day of show. Handling fee applies to online and phone sales. Purchase online at https://tickets.rocklandstrand.com; at the box office when the theater is open for shows, or by calling 207-594-0070 Monday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m.

 

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/30/2018 - 2:30pm
Address: 
345 Main Street
Rockland  Maine  04841