(LENOX, Mass.) – The award-winning musical satire group Capitol Steps returns to Cranwell Resort, Spa at Golf Club for the fifth consecutive summer, this weekend, performing from July 2 to September 3, as the group celebrates its thirtieth anniversary with the release of its newest album, Desperate House Members. The troupe will perform a variety of new songs and acts from the album, including “Hotel Arizona,” ‘Ballad of the Queen Berets,” “Fun Fun Fun Til Obama Takes Our Tea Bags Away,” “Berlusconi Amore,” “I’ve Grown Accustomed to My Facebook,” and “March Like An Egyptian.”
Since the group’s inception in 1981, Capitol Steps has recorded over 31 albums and appeared numerous times on NBC, CBS, ABC and PBS. Throughout the past 15 years, Capitol Steps has also participated in National Public Radio’s “Politics Takes a Holiday” quarterly radio specials. The group is a favorite of notable politicians and celebrities alike, including Larry King of CNN who has said, “They’re the best. There’s no one like them, no one in their league.”
Capitol Steps’ 90-minute shows will be performed in Cranwell’s Olmsted Manor at 8pm nightly, with the exception of Tuesdays, from July 2 – September 3, 2011. Cranwell offers convenient pre-show Prix Fixe dining from 5 to 6:30 at its historic Wyndhurst Restaurant in the Gilded Age Mansion or a casual a la carte menu at Sloane’s Tavern, where diners have the option of outdoor terrace seating with views of the golf course. Following each performance, guests can visit the Mansion where a late-night dining menu will be served until 11, featuring an extensive selection of international coffees and desserts.
Show tickets and dinner can be reserved by calling 413.881.1636 or tickets may be purchased online at to Cranwell Resort, Spa at Golf Club. Overnight accommodations can also be reserved online or by calling 800.272.6935.