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“Fun night!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Beach Blanket Babylon

Beach Blanket Babylon
678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard (Green Street), Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA (North Beach / Telegraph Hill)
+1 415-421-4222
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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.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Fun night!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

My husband and I went to Beach Blanket Babylon on a recent trip to San Francisco. We loved it! We laughed the whole time and I didnt want it to end! The performers are so talented. I highly recommend this show!

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Concord, CA.
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“Provocative, Evocative - A Blast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Beach Blanket Babylon can probably be performed in many places but that is like saying that one could take the Eiffel Tower out of Paris - but why?
The singing, choreography, costumes, musicians and venue are first rate. It is full of bright shiny costumes, bright shiny objects - often placed precariously on top of the performers' heads. There is an enormous amount of bad puns (the worse a pun is the better the responsive groan). Snow White has never looked so hot. Louis XIV has never looked more depraved. The energy is exhilarating. Boffo! Swell!

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Colleyville, Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“The most fun and entertaining evening I've had in a long time. Couldn't stop laughing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

This is some serious fun here. Impersonations of all your favorites from the queen to Elvis woven into a musical storyline about Snow White looking for a man . The head dress in the final scene was as big as my bed and must have Ben guided by robotics . Got to see it to believe it. Get there early and get a great seat. Not a big theater. Not really a bad seat there.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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“WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I think that this should be Attraction # 2 in San Francisco (after Golden Gate Bridge of course)
Very funny, very up to date, very much San Francisco. Love it !!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Sunday Matinees for Teens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Although evening performances are adults only, we took our 15 year old to the Sunday matinee Fun musical comedy review with a few political bits. And the hats! Quite the spectacle!

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