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BergenPAC Presents Capitol Steps: Orange Is The New Barack

BergenPAC Presents Capitol Steps: Orange Is The New Barack

(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC) presents Capitol Steps: Orange is the New Barack on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8:00pm.  The Capitol Steps began in 1981, at a Christmas party in the office of former Senator Charles Percy. Like most things in Congress, they never knew when to stop. Tickets range from $29 to $59.

Over the past 35 years, the Capitol Steps have recorded 36 albums. The group brings its political musical comedy to stages in Washington, D.C. and around the country. The group's very first idea was to stage a nativity play, but in the whole 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. 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 radio specials.

BergenPAC is loated at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey.


 





originally published: 2017-12-04 01:00:00


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Event calendar
Sunday, May 27, 2018


MUSIC

John Eddie @ The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park - 8:00pm

NEW FOUND GLORY @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 3:30pm

THE BILSBY BROTHERS @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

“It Might as Well be Swing” with vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli @ Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal Park - 3:00pm

Upon A Burning Body, Volumes, The White Noise, Convictions @ The Stanhope House, Stanhope - 6:00pm


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