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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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Absolutely Loved This Show!

We purchased tickets to this show at the last minute based on the recommendation of a couple of... read more

Reviewed today
Kahului, Hawaii
via mobile
Snarky, snarky fun!

We loved our show. The cast is talented and funny. Costumes are incredible and cannot be described... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Laura G
Rochester, Michigan
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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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678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard, Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA 94133
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-421-4222
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Reviewed today 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
Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We (myself & 2 sisters & our mother) attended the 2 pm show on Saturday. Bit of a lineup to get in but once in, we were efficiently shown to our side balcony seats by an usher. Our seats were quite comfortable (but close together)...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hilarious night of entertainment! We laughed so much our faces ached! We were really well looked after by the ushers and having table service was great....and very reasonable prices too!!

Thank Jens2589
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A unique and fabulous evening of song and dance only found in San Francisco. Saw it 30 years ago and it was even better this time. Try to get seats facing the stage directly. If you have the money, buy reserved seats. If not, arrive...More

Thank Leon G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard about this show through a SF city tour guide and it was absolutely hysterical! All the actors were superb.... Very typical humor that covers a cross section of Americana music, politics, fashion, etc. No sacred cows here. The music and voice talent are...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five star show...brilliant cast, songs, costumes! Thoroughly recommend. Unfortunately the experience was soured by a few things: 1) Despite unreserved seating there was an entire row of seats in our section blocked off for a reservation. 2) The seats we ‘chose’ were on the back...More

Thank Mint_Green_Trousers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this show based on a recommendation from American friends we were staying with. They had seen it about 40 times and thought it was hilarious. We thought it was puerile. There were some good voices amongst the cast but it felt like...More

Thank AdelaidePam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third time at SF's iconic Beach Blanket Babylon and it is as creative as ever!! Lovely parody of culture sports and politics. It always changes with the times and cultural events. A must see for tourists and locals a like.

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This show was suggested to us by a San Francisco native and holy guacamole I'm so glad we went. It was nonstop singing and dancing- the costumes, the energy....ugh, all of it was fabulous. I would seriously come back JUST to see this show again...More

Thank Ashley C
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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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.
29 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!
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.