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Beach Blanket Babylon

678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard, Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA 94133-3878
+1 415-421-4222
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This comedy show was great! Such enormous hats and wild outfits! The performers have good voices... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aggie80
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Texas
Great night out...

Great show, fabulous costumes and performance we all really enjoyed this topical show! Hats are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
871Hreed
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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On June 7, 1974, Steve Silver produced a small show in the back room of the Savoy Tivoli Restaurant in San Francisco. The show was to run for six weeks. That was over 37 years ago... Today, Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon has the distinguished title of "World's Longest Running Musical Revue." The show - a musical spoof known internationally for its extravagant costumes, outrageous hats, show-stopping numbers and hilarious puns of pop culture and political character - has been seen by over 5.5 Million people, including HRC Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall as well as some of Hollywood's biggest stars. "Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon," hailed as "a constant cascade of showstoppers" by the "San Francisco Chronicle", follows Snow White as she takes a fast-paced journey around the world in search of her "Prince Charming." Along the way she encounters a star-studded, ever-changing line-up of hilarious political and pop-culture characters including Donald and Melania Trump, Adele, Hillary & Bill Clinton, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, President Barack & Michelle Obama, Hamilton, Bernie Sanders, Sia, Taylor Swift, Vladimir Putin, Chris Christie, Barbra Streisand, Miley Cyrus, Orange is the New Black, Empire’s Cookie, Oprah and the San Francisco Giants
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“current events” (158 reviews)
“pop culture” (57 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
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Hours Today: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION
678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard, Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA 94133-3878
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This comedy show was great! Such enormous hats and wild outfits! The performers have good voices and poke fun at all sorts of characters. Best to park your opinions at the door though - if you are easily offended by political satire, you will get...More

1  Thank Aggie80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great show, fabulous costumes and performance we all really enjoyed this topical show! Hats are amazing really worth the visit.

Thank 871Hreed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super show, 8 of us booked for Saturday evening and we all had a great time. The show was really funny and very professional, outfits and very large hats were great, we were laughing non stop for 90 minutes!

Thank Markh1205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time and good fun. The costumes, the singing, the dancing and the hats. I have not attended many live performances such as this one but I’m glad I did. When I wasn’t laughing I had a smile on my face. Neat place, great view...More

Thank BillyRo_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't stop laughing from start to finish. Fast paced satire that takes no victims. And the costumes are absolutely spectacular.

Thank eb3001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each time our out-of-time relatives return to San Francisco, they want to see this fast-paced show again. Periodic changes reflect pop culture and the latest stories in the news, while classic jokes and the basic story line---Snow White is looking for her prince---stay the same....More

Thank jemurph328
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting from NY and have previously seen many Broadway shows. So, we certainly had a benchmark to compare to. We were simply blown away! This show is an absolute must when visiting SF. Fantastic voices, acting, jokes, and music. The story line incorporates...More

Thank nynj941932
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went for a birthday celebration and had a great time. Six of us went and sat in the side balcony. The comedy was a little corny - that was to be expected. But, oh, the quality of the singing! And the costumes! In the...More

Thank michcompton
beachblanketsf, Assistant to the Producer at Beach Blanket Babylon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for the review of BBB! We're happy you enjoyed the night out and the quality of the singing. Our performers are top-rate! Please come see us again.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We purchased tickets to this show at the last minute based on the recommendation of a couple of friends. And I am SO glad we were able to see it! Whoever writes the scripts for this show is so brilliant!! I mean, there was a...More

Thank AngShep89
beachblanketsf, Assistant to the Producer at Beach Blanket Babylon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for attending the show! We're thrilled to learn you enjoyed it as much as you did. Our creative team is always at-the-ready to make updates to the lyrics given what's happening in the news! After the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton,...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We loved our show. The cast is talented and funny. Costumes are incredible and cannot be described, must be seen to be experienced! The venue is casual and fun. Even standing in line waiting for the doors to open (which you should plan to do)...More

Thank Laura G
beachblanketsf, Assistant to the Producer at Beach Blanket Babylon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for attending the show and for taking the time to write a review! So glad you enjoyed your experience, even waiting on line! We hope to see you again at "The Beach."

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MyFine9
24 October 2017|
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Response from Edward O | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but you can google it and it will give you the schedule.
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Janie H
2 September 2017|
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Response from RoseCityTraveler626 | Reviewed this property |
Generally, although it's probably a better idea to call Yellow or Uber or Lyft for a faster ride after the show.
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danceqn
28 August 2017|
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Response from Fran C | Reviewed this property |
Capital Steps is all political. This show is just funny, with a little political humor thrown in. They are constantly updating the show to reflect current events. Very funny!
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