Beach Blanket Babylon is the world's longest running musical revue. Packed with hilarious spoofs of pop culture & political characters, spectacular costumes, outrageously gigantic hats and one show-stopping number after another, the show has been dazzling audiences for more than 40 years.
Celebrating over 15,000 performances and seen by nearly six million people from around the world, this internationally acclaimed musical revue continues to delight audiences at Club Fugazi in the City’s North Beach district with its hilarious spoofs of pop culture, spectacular costumes and outrageously gigantic hats! Beach Blanket Babylon 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 Taylor Swift, Pharrell, Kim Kardashian, Vladimir Putin, Frozen, President Barack & Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea, Hillary & Bill Clinton, Governor Jerry Brown, Nicki Minaj, The Royal Family, Game of Thrones, Miley Cyrus, Orange is the New Black, Oprah, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, and the World Champion San Francisco Giants
Tickets range in price from $25 to $130.
We have performances Wednesdays - Sundays all year long (with the exception of the first week or two in January). Due to our beer and wine liquor license all guests must be 21+ with valid I.D. for all performances except for the Sunday performances where alcohol is not served.
Our show times vary: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 8p.m., Saturday at 6:30 & 9:30p.m., and Sunday at 2 & 5 p.m. At the holidays (mid-November-December 30) Friday performances are at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m., plus we have some additional added performances. All guests must be 21+ with valid I.D. for all performances except for the Sunday matinee performances and certain other performances where alcohol is not served (December 24th is traditionally an all ages performance).
All seats are general admission (first come/ first seated) within sections, except for Magnin, Center & Side Box seats. Doors open approximately an hour before curtain, and patrons often line up in advance. If you have reserved seating (Magnin, Center & Side Boxes), you can arrive as late as 15 minutes prior to show time.
Our Box office is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Will Call opens at 10 a.m. on the day of the performance. To pick up tickets, you will need a valid picture I.D. matching the name on the order.
Shows can sell out several weeks in advance. For the best choice in seating, it is strongly advised to order your tickets six to eight weeks prior to the desired performance. Tickets are occasionally available the week of the performance.
Club Fugazi is located at 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard (formerly Green Street) between Columbus Avenue and Powell Street in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach district.
BART does not extend to North Beach, but there are several connecting transit lines from BART stations. From the Montgomery Street Station you can take the 30, 45, & 8X MUNI bus. From the Powell Street Station you can take the Powell/Mason Cable Car.
The easiest place to catch a cab after the show is down the street at the corner of Green Street/Columbus Ave./Stockton.
Please call 415-421-5404 or email [email protected]
Club Fugazi is located in the San Francisco's North Beach district, so there are plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes in the area. Click here for a few recommendations.
We do offer gift certificates of any amount, but they can only be used for tickets. They cannot be used for concessions or merchandise. There is no expiration date.
All sales are final. No refunds, exchanges or cancellations are permitted. In extreme circumstances, please call the box office or email [email protected] Please note that we cannot re-sell tickets after the performance and that restricts our ability to assist.
Yes, there is wheelchair access. Please alert the box office to your needs so that we may make the experience more comfortable in our 1912-era building.
Assistive listening devices are available. Please ask your usher or at the Club door. We will ask you to post an ID in exchange for the device.
All sections are General Admission (first come/ first seated) except for Magnin, Center & Side Box seats. Doors open approximately an hour before curtain, and patrons often line up in advance to get the best available seats within their section. Click here to view the seating map.
We have a cash bar with beer, wine and soft drinks—soft drinks only on Sundays. There is no drink minimum but if you wish to purchase something, we accept cash only. We also serve snacks such as pretzels, chocolate bars and cookies during the show. If you are looking for a full meal, there are several fantastic restaurants in the area. Click here for a few recommendations.
We are sorry, but no outside food or beverage is allowed.
People's dress ranges from casual to elegant, so come as you feel comfortable.
The use of cameras and other recording devices is strictly forbidden.
Guests under the age of 21 are welcome to our Sunday matinee performances at 2 and 5 p.m. Children under the age of 5 and babes-in-arm are not allowed at any performances.
There are two parking lots on Green St. both with pay kiosks, two parking lots around the corner on Powell St. (valet) and two parking garages around the block on Vallejo St. We do not validate for parking.
We love it when you come to Beach Blanket Babylon for special occasions! Because the show is tightly scripted, cast members are unable to give "shout outs" or wish happy birthday or other greetings from the stage.
We post audition notices on our website on the Auditions tab, so please check there regularly. We also place ads on Craig's List and the Theatre Bay Area websites for auditions and for other positions.
Please send all donation request letters and forms to [email protected].
The show is approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
Beach Blanket Babylon's Holiday Extravaganza features a chorus line of tap dancing Christmas trees, special parodies of traditional Christmas carols and a gigantic Yuletide hat. Tickets go on sale on Monday, August 31 at 10 a.m.
Every year, Beach Blanket Babylon celebrates New Year's Eve with two special performances – at 7 and 10:15 p.m. Both shows feature a pastiche of the best and worst of the year - Beach Blanket Babylon style. Guests at each show receive champagne and truffles. The 10:15 p.m. show - ending at the stroke of midnight - will feature post-show dancing until 1:30 a.m. These tickets go on sale Monday, November 2 at 10 a.m.
Yes, please call our group tickets office at 415-421-6788 or email them at [email protected].
By today's standards, the show is generally well accepted and the occasional innuendo does not attract the attention of children. We think it would be rated PG-13.