JAA Announces Annual Art of Aging Date, Location, and Performers

 

The Capitol Steps bring Musical Political Satire to “THE ART OF AGING”

HOSTED BY THE Jewish Association on Aging

June 11 at the AUGUST WILSON CENTER

PITTSBURGH—Just when you thought the news was too much to take, the Capitol Steps get set to make us laugh at the shenanigans of our leaders, elected and otherwise.  

The Capitol Steps headline "The Art of Aging" annual fundraiser, hosted by the Jewish Association on Aging (JAA), 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2018, on stage at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

For sponsorships and general information, visit ArtofAgingPgh.com or contact JAA’s Kathy Lambert at 412-586-2690, klambert@jaapgh.org.

The Capitol Steps started performing in 1981 when some clever U.S. Senate staffers roasted Reagan-era politics at a holiday party. Now it’s all professional singers and actors who have performed around the world and released more than 40 albums. 

Most of the Steps’ performances involve parodies of popular songs, humorously referencing the current political scandals and characters of the day. Knowing their last release title was “Orange is the New Barack,” you can probably guess what the ensemble will be singing about this June.

Proceeds from The Capitol Steps’ performance benefit JAA’s Free Care Fund.

About JAA’s Free Care Fund: The JAA annually provides $4 million, or 10 percent of its $42 million annual operating budget, in free care and services to seniors in the Pittsburgh community.  JAA’s uncompensated care investment ensures support to all seniors, including those who no longer have the ability to pay for their own care.

About the Jewish Association on Aging: JAA is a non-profit, senior healthcare organization that offers a broad spectrum of services to keep older adults in the Pittsburgh region active, safe, independent, and connected to their community. JAA provides these services to seniors of all faiths, backgrounds, and financial means.

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