FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mark G. Auerbach
Special Projects / WFCR
88.5FM/WFCR and 640AM/WNNZ present
THE CAPITOL STEPS
Musical Political Satire
Friday and Saturday, December 5-6, 2008 at 8PM
Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA.
The Capitol Steps return for their 7th WFCR appearance in an all-new program, to be announced after the 2008 elections.
"A happy evening for those who yearn for the lighter side of the news and derive pleasure from seeing the mighty made ridiculous". Lawrence Van Gelder, The New York Times
"Their political satire brings chuckles...ravereviews...guffaws...and bipartisan grins all around. The satire hits the mark.” The Wall Street Journal
For program information on The Capitol Steps, visit their website:
Tickets: (General Admission ). Producers Circle: $55.00 ( includes premium seating and post-performance cast-party), Orchestra: $37.50, Balconies: $32.00 and $27.00 are on sale at the University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center Box-Office: 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMASS and online at
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