Musical Political Satire Group Gears Up for Election Year Comedy at Cranwell

(LENOX, Mass.) – With plenty of fodder to draw upon in this presidential election year, the award-winning musical satire group Capitol Steps returns to Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club in Lenox for the sixth consecutive summer. Performing now through September 2, 2012, including a new Sunday matinee, the group will entertain audiences with numbers from their latest album, Take the Money and Run for President!

Since the group formed, the Capitol Steps have recorded 32 albums, including their special holiday release, Barackin’ Around the Christmas Tree. They’ve been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS, and can be heard four times a year on National Public Radio stations.

Capitol Steps’ 90-minute shows will be performed in Cranwell’s Olmsted Manor at 8pm, Monday and Wednesday through Saturday, and new this year, on Sundays with a 3pm matinee. Cranwell offers convenient pre-show prix-fixe dining from 4.30 to 6:30 at its Wine Spectator award-winning 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. In-theatre wine and beer is offered before the show.

Following each performance, guests can visit the Mansion, where a late-night dining menu featuring an extensive selection of International coffees and desserts is available until 11pm.

Show tickets and optional dinner can be reserved by calling 413.881.1636 or tickets may be purchased online or by calling 800.272.6935.



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