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photo: Captain Smartypants - small ensemble of the Seattle Men's Chorus

Captain Smartypants is a homosexual vocal comedy group. They have performed all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond, thrilling, delighting and alarming audiences from Washington DC to San Francisco.

Since their inception in 2000 Captain Smartypants has performed with Ann Wilson, Jennifer Holliday, Kelli O’Hara, Kristin Chenoweth, Melissa Manchester, American Idol finalist Blake Lewis and was Seattle’s warm-up act for Margaret Cho when she filmed “The Notorious C.H.O.” in 2002.

In 2004, the Pants toured with their astonishing CD ‘UnderCover’ which was touted as ‘… the best CD ever made in the history of music’ by Hyperbole Magazine. ‘UnderCover’ and ‘Fruit of the Month Club’ is available here and also on iTunes.

Their performance of ‘Kislev Cowboys’ (aka ‘Brokeback Dreidel’) has received over 500,000 hits on YouTube and was featured on NPR’s ‘Hearing Voices’ in November of 2008.

Captain Smartypants has toured the Northwest and beyond with their shows Sticks and Stones, Undercover, Trousers of Terror, PowerPants, Cirque du Slaque and Air Smarty. Their 10-year anniversary show Captain Smartypants: the First 100 Years broke all previous Smartypants box office records in its run at Seattle’s Town Hall in May of 2010.

Captain Smartypants all live together in a treehouse in Yelm, where they weave their own clothing out of wild vines. Their favorite color is ‘plaid’ and they eat nothing but circus peanuts and fiddlehead ferns. Eric Lane Barnes, Flying House Productions’ Assistant Artistic Director, is their trepid leader.


See The Pants!
Captain Smartypants tours the Pacific Northwest as the ambassadors of Seattle Men's Chorus.
If you're a big fan of the 'Pants, we've got the information you need.

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Hear The Pants!
Captain Smartypants has produced or been featured on four recordings. Collect all four!

Recordings »

Book The Pants!
Captain Smartypants is available for performances for a nominal fee. If you'd like to have Captain Smartypants at your next event, let us know.

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