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Beach Blanket Babylon

678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard, Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-421-4222
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Wow! Just, Wow!

This show truly is a must-see during your SF visit! High energy, amazing voices, fabulous costumes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Terry C
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Not to be missed

This show is spectacular. It was my first time and I cannot recommend this enough. A must-see show... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
CAH109
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Pasadena, California
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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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“pop culture” (57 reviews)
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Hours Today: 18:30 - 20:30, 21:30 - 23:30
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678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard, Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA 94133
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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+1 415-421-4222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This show truly is a must-see during your SF visit! High energy, amazing voices, fabulous costumes and hysterically funny! And not a bad seat in the house!

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This show is spectacular. It was my first time and I cannot recommend this enough. A must-see show. The music and singing was incredible. So much talent! The humor is current and the costumes and hats are amazing. How do they wear those hats?! It...More

Thank CAH109
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Do not miss this on first time trip to SF. Unique and fun. We take our guests here. The food ain't great so eat prior to show. You are guaranteed to laugh.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second time seeing this show and it never disappoints. It's amazing how the actors keep it so current and up to date on current events!! There are no bad seats in the house, but I do prefer the floor close to the...More

Thank JEFFandMB
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you really want to laugh and see a great show I highly recommend this musical and comedy review. The costumes and the characters that these performers portrayed was just amazing truly was a sight to see. Even though the building doesn't have any air-conditioning...More

Thank TexasJohn22
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It's impossible not to enjoy this show. From the towering headgear to the sly political satire, you will have a good evening here.

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

If you have any funny bones in you then you must come and see the show. I have seen it over and over again, mainly every now and then when I have special visitors in town. Everyone I have brought have loved it as well....More

Thank T L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This show was recommended by one of the VP's where my daughter works in Kansas City!! It was every bit as fun as she said it would be!! Some of the humor was a bit "over" my 21 year old's head... but my husband and...More

1  Thank ECDoc
beachblanketsf, Assistant to the Producer at Beach Blanket Babylon, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank for your the review of BBB! We're glad to know you got a word of mouth recommendation all the way from Kansas City! Please come see us again the next time you're in San Francisco.

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

BBB. Beach Blanket Babylon was the most dazzling musical and comedy we have ever seen. The costumes were beautiful, I should say, and huge hats were magnificent. Zoom into the hat of the SF city. It's a shame they were on patrol for cameras as...More

1  Thank Wilma M
beachblanketsf, Assistant to the Producer at Beach Blanket Babylon, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for attending Beach Blanket Babylon and for the great review. We're pleased to know you enjoyed it so much, especially our "Von Trump" family tribute! Politics makes for good material! Please come see us again.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Rollicking good time. Talented performers. Great costumes and hats. Evening performance is definitely R-rated. Comments on seating-- All seats on lower level were individual straight back chairs, some with small cocktail tables. All appeared to have a good view, even in the back. We sat...More

1  Thank travelerSF
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Janie H
3 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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conch4life
9 July 2017|
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Response from beachblanketsf | Property representative |
The reason behind our 21+ policy Wednesday-Saturday is because we serve liquor. It is like a bar in that respects, we cannot have anyone under 21 during the shows where we have alcohol.
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