Plymouth, N.H. — Media not providing enough laughs before the November election? Tired of all the pre-election hoopla? Move on over to the lighter side when the Capitol Steps take on all comers at the Silver Center, October 30 at 7 p.m.
Regularly featured on National Public Radio, these former congressional staffers and professional actors and singers’ brilliant song parodies and hilarious sketches are up-to-the-minute send-ups of all things political — keeping “… the mock in democracy.”
Taken together the performers have worked in a total of 18 Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.
With song titles like Subprime Mortgage Holders to the tune of Sunshine on My Shoulders, about Sen. McCain’s plan to have the government buy up and re-issue bad mortgages; or Resume to the tune of Yesterday about Sen. Obama’s executive experience or lack there of, Capitol Steps present material that is up to the minute and on target.
The Capitol Steps has been telling it like it is since 1981 and has released nearly 30 albums, the latest of which is Campaign and Suffering. Sound clips are online at capsteps.com.
Tickets are $35–25 for adults, $33–23 for seniors, $30–20 for youth and $15–5 for PSU students with I.D. at the Silver Center Box Office (603) 535-ARTS or (800) 779-3869 or online at silver.plymouth.edu.
Contact: Diane Jeffrey, (603) 535-2874.
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