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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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Ranked #8 of 374 attractions in San Francisco
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Type: Performances
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... more » 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. « less
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Truckee, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Been coming to the city for years and never booked it. Now we know what folks rave about! Such a fun evening....great costumes, good singers and dancers and lots of clever skits about timely events in the area. Very worth it !!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Friends told us not to miss this, and we were glad that we listened. A quality show that will keep you laughing and wanting to sing along. Very trendy and you will have an evening of fun!

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Lutz, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

BBB has been around for 40 years, and is constantly being updated. This energetic show spoofs, politicians and celebrities alike. Superb singing, dancing, costumes, and of course, HATS!

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So.CA.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Extremely entertaining! Fabulous musical/satire, California- style production! Costumes were hilarious! If you think you've seen it once, go back again because its always changing! We always choose the pre-assigned seats so we don't have to wait in line but any seat is great!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I can see why this show has been playing 40 years! Fabulous entertainment . We went our last night and great ending for our vacation. I highly recommend seeing it-- adults. Also, eat first only wine and bad coffee served.

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calgary
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175 reviews 175 reviews
26 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Extremely entertaining! Fabulous musical/satire, California- style production! Costumes were hilarious! And to have a "LIVE" musical group preform was another outstanding Hi-light! Seating was sectional, so go early for seat selection. Theatre in itself was charming, warm, and perfect for the performance. Service was rushed but adequate, and a very nice selection of spirits and wines and appetizers available at... More

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Kentucky
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28 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I was bit hesitant at first thinking this may be too touristy but I was pleasantly surprised!It was phenomenal! The outrageous wigs,colorful costumes, talented cast,singing, acting was simply superb! It was a very uptodate satire poking gentle fun at current topics.The setting was like a club with small tables and chairs.No wonder it has been running for 40 years! That... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Didn't know what to expect because we only heard of this through Trip Advisor but boy we weren't disappointed! The talent is unbelievable! The singing is first class and the impersonations are spot on! Add in the hilarious lyrics and the outrageous hats, hairdos and costumes and this is a show that never slows down! You will find yourself laughing... More

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Grand Rapids, MI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Just saw Beach Blanket Babylon with my husband and 3 teenagers. We all loved the show. Even though not everyone understood all of the references, they all still enjoyed it. The talent (singing, dancing and acting) was amazing. We spent more money on reserved seats in the balcony and I was glad that I did. I liked not having to... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This show was such a fun time! We laughed during the entire show. Numerous references to recent pop culture events will keep me coming back again and again. Given how many references there were to events that happened in the past month, I am amazed at their ability to change up this show. The costumes, wigs, and hats are amazing.... More

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