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Beach Blanket Babylon

678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard (Green Street), Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA (North Beach)
+1 415-421-4222
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$52*
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93%
Ranked #42 of 393 Activities in San Francisco
Type: Performances
Owner description: On June 7, 1974, Steve Silver produced a small show in the back room...
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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Type: Performances
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed - Thu 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Owner description: 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 pop-culture characters, including President Barack & Michelle Obama, Gangnam Style, Prince William, Kate Middleton and the Queen of England, Honey Boo Boo, Governor Jerry Brown, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Hilary & Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Jackson, Adele, General David Patraeus, "50 Shades of Grey," and The San Francisco Giants.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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Redwood City, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The BBB Holiday Show was fantastic, definitely a must see show if you're in San Francisco! The musical send ups of current events and old favorites was wonderful, and the costumes were great. The show is fast paced, so guests who aren't fluent in English might not catch all the references, but will probably still enjoy the spectacle. This show... More 

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La Cadiere d'Azur, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Second time in 12 years I have seen this show. Colorful, funny, good acting and some fantastic voices/singing.

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Love this musical. It's my favourite of all time and I've seen it now 5 times. I've encouraged all my friends travelling to SFO to see it and have never heard a bad review. It's just the best! Some references in the show are related to American politicians which you may not know but it's only a small component....The rest... More 

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Windsor, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We took our friends to the Beach Blanket Babylon Holiday Show last Sunday afternoon. My husband and I had been there several times before but this was our friend's first experience. Being we went to the 5 PM show on Sunday afternoon, there were some older children in attendance so the "adult beverages" were not served at this performance which... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

A great show that you must see. If have seen it twice and it hs got bigger and better each time! You will leave laughing and feeling happy after seeing this show

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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Hysterical - Funny -Unique - wonderful evening! The makeup - hats - wardrobe - singing - actors were great! It's a show all must see because trying to explain it people won't understand it. 5 star fun for me!

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Sunnyvale, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
31 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

It was entertaining, and a San Francisco classic. However I think the tickets are over priced. The show is a little campy and slap stick.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I liked the whole show. Music was great jokes were great and it was up to date using current events.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We loved this show! We arrived in San Francisco rather tired and not sure we had the energy for this full evening of dinner and Beach Blanket Babylon. The show is so clever and entertaining that we laughed and laughed and forgot we were tired! I would highly recommend to anyone. Unlike Second City (in Chicago, also a favorite) this... More 

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Tahoe
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

2nd time seeing this show. Found it very funny, fresh and really entertaining. Great parodies of current political & entertainment personalities. I'm not big into singing & dancing but this show pulled it off nicely. Would definitely recommend for a fun live theatre experience.

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