New! 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 Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Read more... and see exactly how we can be in so many places at once!

Procrastinate more!

We're on Instagram The Capitol Steps are on Instagram. Visit us for recent performance photos and more. Or even follow us, if you dare.

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.

Bipartisan Date Night!

Dating Advice and the Capitol Steps "The Capitol Steps will have you and your date rolling with laughter — perhaps even across the aisle." Read this recent review on

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!

Read the Reviews!

"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.

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.

Info, Please!

If you're interested in hiring, interviewing, or indicting the Capitol Steps, turn to our media kit for graphics, clippings, awards, performance details and more.

Sign up for our mailing list to hear about upcoming events and albums.

We put the MOCK in Democracy!

Week of October 21

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky completely agrees with President Trump that they had a perfect call together. No quid pro quo at all! Why can't the Hostile Media pick on someone else for a change?

New! See live performance video on YouTube.

Week of October 14

President Trump took time out of his busy schedule to award a Medal of Freedom to former attorney general Edwin Meese III, who served under President Reagan. He praised Meese as a champion for “following the Constitution as written” but ran out of time to recognize some of the most memorable events of his tenure, such as the Wedtech scandal, the Iran-Contra scandal, and the celebrated Meese Commission Report on Pornography.

From the album Thank God I'm a Contra Boy (1986).

Week of October 7

Vladimir Putin weighed in on the Ukraine controversy, giving his professional opinion — as a former KGB professional — that there was "nothing compromising" in Trump's call with President Zelensky. When asked if Russian planned to interfere in the 2020 U.S. election, Putin said "as a secret between ourselves, yes, definitely." "I'll tell you a secret: Yes, we'll definitely do it. Just don't tell anyone."

From the album The Lyin' Kings (2019). See live performance video on YouTube.

Week of September 30

When the president's own words appeared to support the recent whistleblower's complaint about him, he just tweeted that they didn't. Problem solved! Which do you think more people read: 14 pages of original documents or 41 words of @realDonaldTrump's tweet?

From the album The Lyin' Kings (2019).

Week of September 23

Donald Trump is both at the height of his powers and at the bottom of his approval ratings. He's facing new charges of collusion, new attempts to get his tax returns, a bunch of hopeful Democrats dancing in Iowa to get attention, and lirty dies everywhere in the fake news.

New! From the album The Lyin' Kings (2019).

Week of September 16

Oil prices jumped the most ever following a major attack on Saudi oil facilities being blamed on Iran. President Trump immediately tweeted authorization to release oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to protect Americans from higher prices and smaller cars.

From the album I'm So Indicted (2006).

Week of September 9

Doctors keep pushing the limits of IVF, and last week a woman in India set a new record for "world's oldest mom" when she gave birth to twins at age 74.

From the album Lord of the Fries (1994)

Week of September 2

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she's "alive and on my way to being very well" following her recent cancer treatment. Donald Trump very graciously wished her well. The President and the 86-year-old Supreme Court Justice have not always been on such cordial terms, but each seems more determined than ever to outlast the other's term in office.

See live performance video on YouTube! From the album Orange Is the New Barack (2017)