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Enjoy great American cinema on the big screen with the score performed live by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall. June 2 supported by
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2001: A Space Odyssey* Pre-Concert Talk: “The Musical Imagination of Stanley Kubrick”
(Dr. Dave Bowman) SPECIAL APPEARANCE
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Singin’ in the Rain JAN 7–8
On the Waterfront APR 13-15
Raiders of the Lost Ark © 1981 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
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“Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon is a magical, fun-filled San Francisco treat that everyone must see.”
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Mayor of San Francisco
“I like to see Beach Blanket Babylon at least once a year because the singers are so incredible! The show is such a brilliant, high paced, fun show!”
Michael Tilson Thomas
Music Director, San Francisco Symphony
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“Beach Blanket Babylon continues to bring raucous witty disorder and irreverence to this beautiful city by the bay. Steve Silver¹s genius is that he understood this zany musical spoof of our pop culture would stand the test of time . . . I love the theater, and Steve was a master at turning social commentary into hilarious parodies of our favorite celebrities . . .”
Willie L. Brown
Former Mayor of San Francisco and San Francisco Chronicle columnist
“Beach Blanket Babylon is the most fun of any show, anywhere in the universe!”
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer
“Genius is OK, but only real genius has staying power. Beach Blanket Babylon is genius forever as a show that dazzles, laughs, changes with the times, sparkles with wit. The cast is terrific and, as you enjoy, you shake your head and say, hello San Francisco and Beach Blanket by the Bay.”
George P. Shultz
Former Secretary of State
® Featuring in alphabetical order JM APPLEBY JACQUI ARSLAN CURT BRANOM
DOUG MAGPIONG SHAWNA FERRIS MCNULTY TAMMY NELSON
STEPHEN BRENNAN LAUREN HOWARD RENÉE LUBIN DEREK LUX
Originally Conceived, Written, Produced & Directed By
Costume, Scenic, Prop & Hat Design
Producer JO SCHUMAN SILVER Director KENNY MAZLOW
Stage Manager JOHN FRANCIS CAMAJANI
Writers KENNY MAZLOW JO SCHUMAN SILVER
Sound Designer TOM SCHUENEMAN Costume Shop Manager MONIQUE MOTIL
Choreographer KENNY MAZLOW Assistant Director & Choreographer MARK REINA Musical Director & Conductor Musical Arrangements BILL KECK
Additional Costume Design JAYNE SERBA Prop & Hat Construction MATTHEW JAMES Wig Master TIMOTHY SANTRY
Production Manager RICK MARKOVICH
Lighting Designer MICHAEL ANDERBURG Finale Hats Created and Executed By ALAN GREENSPAN
General Manager DAVID LINCOLN KING SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED IN CLUB FUGAZI
The photographing, sound recording or recording in any way of any performance without the express permission of the management is prohibited by law. Violators may be punished by ejection and may be liable for money damages.
NOTES ABOUT TRADEMARK USE
Events and characters in Beach Blanket Babylon® are fictional and parody popular culture. As a part of the parody, various trademarks appear. The properties of such trademarks have no connection at all with this production, and the incidental depiction of such trademarks should not imply such a connection. Musical arrangements, choreography, dialogue, costumes, headdresses, all concepts expressed in this production and other distinctive features are protected by copyright and are trademarks of Steve Silver Productions, Inc. © 2016 Steve Silver Productions, Inc. • World Rights Reserved • October 2016 Issue
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STEVE SILVER 1944-1995 Creator Steve Silver’s magical contributions to the world of theater were his imagination and whimsy. His first theater job, in 1969, was tearing tickets at North Beach’s hungry i (then a cutting-edge nightclub). While getting his fine arts master’s degree at San Jose State University, he produced what might today be called performance art pieces. He was assistant art director for the cult classic movie Harold and Maude. His Rent-A-Freak productions attracted the American Conservatory Theater (ACT), the public and the police. He was an associate director at ACT. His street performances drew crowds of hundreds. When paddy wagons arrived, Steve moved the then-titled A Valentine’s Show indoors to the Savoy Tivoli. He renamed the hit show Beach Blanket Babylon on June 7, 1974; and one of San Francisco’s jewels began to sparkle. His boyish exuberance, creative incongruity, outlandish visual sensibility and zany sense of delight made him constantly add to, change and tinker with the show. He continued to entertain distinguished visitors and San Francisco citizens at charitable and other public events: in 1983, honoring Queen Elizabeth; and in 1988, the de Young Museum’s exhibit Beach Blanket Babylon – 15 Years of Hats and Costumes. His longtime dream of recreating and restaging Beach Blanket Babylon’s history came true May 24, 1994, with the 20th Anniversary Show and Beach Party, at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House. A philanthropist as well as a showman, he gave generously–to museums, libraries, education, medical research, and the arts–which add to the beauty and splendor of the city he loved, San Francisco.
WHO’S WHO JM APPLEBY
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I’m a local Bay Area boy, born and raised in Redwood City, whose dreams are coming true. From East Coast to West Coast, I’m so thankful for all the support my family and friends show me, most importantly my mother. Thank you mom for being both parents, for always being my number one fan; and thank you for encouraging me to do what I love and love what I do! Very Special thanks to all my family and friends; there are so many, but to name a few: Papou, Yiayia, PeeWee, Uncle Nick, Chrissy Dipple, Brian/Elisabeth Evens, Haine family, Dan Demers and the Hillbarn family, Scott Dougthit, Clint Wilburn, Squirl, Charles Armstrong School, and Junipero Serra.
JACQUI ARSLAN Jacqui is ecstatic to have been a part of the BBB cast for the past 4 years. She is currently attending San Francisco State University as a Screen writing major. She would like to thank her husband, family and friends for all their love and support. As an Acting Major at the Academy of Art University, Jacqui was on the Academy’s first-ever women’s basketball team in 2008 and the school’s first-ever dance team. Jacqui’s previous roles include Estelle Genovese in The Full Monty, The Witch in Into the Woods, and Miss Strict in ZombieProm. She is currently working on original music.Stay tuned!
AMANDA CLEARY BLATCHFORD Amanda has proudly been with Beach Blanket since 2003, playing multiple roles throughout her stay. Originally trained in film & television acting in Los Angeles from the age of 10, Amanda later graduated from UCLA, training in their Musical Theater Workshops. There she performed in Once Upon a Mattress, directed by legendary comedian Carol Burnett, as well as Into the Woods (Little Red), and Babes in Arms (Billie). Amanda recently earned her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Expressive Arts Therapies. She is passionate about using the arts for wellness.
CURT BRANOM New York credits: A Lie of the Mind, Hurlyburly at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, How, Now Voyager at the Glines and Our Life And Times (MAC and Bistro Award). Prior to moving to New York, Curt performed in BBB and toured Europe with a four-person cabaret act. Regional credits: Seasons of Song with Frederica von Stade, Little Shop Of Horrors, Sweet Charity (Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Nomination for Best Actor), You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Sugar, The Fantasticks, and Some Enchanted Evening. His voice can be heard on many commercial spots, and he can also be seen in several industrial films for Microsoft, Oracle, Intel, Veritas, Mervyn’s, and MetLife. Curt created and teaches in an after-school program, Pacific Singers & Actors Workshop (singersandactorsworkshop.org).
STEPHEN BRENNAN Stephen Brennan is honored to be in his fourth year of this legendary show. After 10 years of living/performing in NYC and traveling the world, Stephen is happy to once again be back to his roots in San Francisco. His favorite performances include The Rocky Horror Show (Brad), Into the Woods (Cinderella’s Prince), and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (playing 13 characters). He studied Musical Theatre at CCM, and received a degree in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara. Lots of Love to Mom, Grams, Kristy, Mark, Family and Friends for always believing in me and putting up with my crazy schedule.
LAUREN HOWARD Originally from Los Angeles, Lauren is so ecstatic to start a new chapter celebrating the city of San Francisco with BBB! Select theatrical credits: Man of La Mancha (Aldonza), Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit), All Shook Up (Miss Sandra), Les Miserables (Mdm. Thenardier), and The Taming of the Shrew (Kate/Shrew). She can also be caught on film and print! Hats off to the cast and crew! Lauren would be nowhere without her family, Gary, and friends and their unwavering love and support. Thank you. www.laurenehoward.com
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WHO’S WHO BILL KECK
Musical Director and Conductor Bill studied piano with Soulima Stravinsky, son of the Russian composer. He was musical director for the Gran’ Crystal Palace in Dallas, accompanied Carol Lawrence, Rich Little, Jim Bailey and Sylvia Sims, and worked theatrically with E.Y. Harburg, Sheldon Harnick and Alan Menken. Bill’s tenure with RCA recording star John Gary included five nationwide tours and numerous symphony concerts. For five years he served as guest conductor for Milwaukee’s Music Under the Stars. This millennium, Bill has conducted singer Raquel Bitton’s Edith Piaf concert tour, including three sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall.
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Renée debuted as feature soloist for Jazz Faire IV with Quincy Jones. Theatrical performances include For Colored Girls..., Jesus Christ Superstar, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Tintypes, They’re Playing Our Song, Eubie, Twelfth Night, and Merry Wives of Windsor. A native San Franciscan who studied Environmental Biology at San Jose State University, she currently directs the SFSU Jazz Choir as Vocal Jazz Coach. Renée provides private vocal and audition coaching with Dr. Dee Spencer and is honored to have worked with X-Factor semi-finalist Jason Brock. Other credits include voice over work in radio and television. Renée is proud to be in her 28th year with the company.
DEREK LUX Derek returns to BBB after spending the last six years in Los Angeles. Onscreen credits; Eat My Sports (Comedy Time TV), MainBrain (Pilot, Fuel TV), The Awakened (2010 Shreikfest finalist) and MovieMaze’s The Mechanic (first interactive movie app.). Selected theatre credits; West Side Story, BABY, The Boy Friend, Smoke and Mirrors, and Force of Nature. An accomplished puppet designer/builder and puppeteer, he’s worked on various projects in film and television and received the L.A. Stage Alliance 2013 Ovation Honor Award for Puppet Design for his work in Shrek The Musical. Thanks to his beautiful wife Lauren, and twin sons for their love and support. Follow @THEDLUX.
DOUG MAGPIONG In his 20th year with BBB, Doug is proud to be a part of this one-of-a-kind show that allows him to work and live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Doug has recently discovered road cycling and will ride 545 miles from SF to LA this summer for the 3rd time raising money for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation helping in the fight of HIV/AIDS. w w w.tofighthiv.org /goto/dougmagpiong
Director and Choreographer
Kenny hails from Winnipeg, Canada, where he began his career at age eight as a featured vocalist in the Canadian Music Festival. A graduate of the Toronto Conservatory of Music, he hosted his own Canadian variety series, Altogether, and performed in summer stock and nightclub revues. In 1978, he moved to Las Vegas to star in Ice Fantasy and later joined the Lido de Paris at the Stardust as a featured singer. Kenny won the 1987 Stardom Pursuit Male Vocalist Award in L.A. In 1988, he joined BBB for its Las Vegas debut, then joined the San Francisco cast.
SHAWNA FERRIS MCNULTY Shawna joined the company in 2004 after graduating from the University of California Irvine with honors in Music Theater. She enjoyed singing, dancing and especially tapping through many performances in college including The Pirates of Penzance and Victor/Victoria. Before college life, Shawna grew up in the Bay Area and is a proud alumna of San Mateo High School and their amazing drama department. Thanks to friends, loved ones and neighbors for supporting her on her daily quest for a prince! Her performance is proudly dedicated to the memory of her beautiful and loving mother.
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Hailing from the San Jose area, Tammy is proud to be in her 20th year with BBB. Prior to BBB, her varied theatrical past includes musicals with the San Jose Civic Light Opera, the West Valley Light Opera and the Saratoga Drama Group along with melodrama/vaudeville with Campbell Gaslighter Theater and San Jose’s Big Lil’s Cabaret. Besides three years as “Big Lil,” other favorite roles were in Nunsense I & II, Oliver and Cinderella.
Assistant Director & Choreographer
Mark danced professionally at age 16 while also attending USIU in San Diego. He danced in TV, films and nightclub acts. A partial list of over 100 TV shows includes the Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards, the American Music Awards, and specials with Shirley MacLaine, Liza Minnelli, Ann-Margret and Nell Carter. Films include Pennies From Heaven, Stayin’ Alive, Annie, and Michael Jackson’s Thriller. He toured with Shirley MacLaine, Ann-Margret, Burt Bacharach and Suzanne Sommers and had a 10-week stint on Broadway with Shirley MacLaine. Now living in San Francisco, he also owns and manages an art gallery.
JO SCHUMAN SILVER Producer
As Steve Silver’s wife and handpicked successor for Beach Blanket Babylon, Jo has kept his creative vision alive since his death in 1995. She continues Steve’s dedication to charitable involvement through numerous philanthropic endeavors. Jo created the annual Steve Silver Foundation & Beach Blanket Babylon “Scholarship for the Arts” benefi ting Bay Area high school seniors. Under Jo’s leadership, Beach Blanket Babylon was presented at the BOC Covent Garden Music Festival in London, England. She proudly welcomed Prince Charles and Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, as part of their first official royal tour of the United States. The genius of Steve Silver’s show lives on under Jo’s guidance as his legacy continues.
UNDERSTUDIES CHAVÉ ALEXANDER Chavé loves being a part of this amazing cast and crew. She can also be seen in various cabaret and vaudeville style shows throughout the bay area. Huge thank you to her parents, Rosemary and West.
KELLY BRANDEBURG Kelly holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from The New School and AMDA. Favorite Roles: “Lucy,” Jekyll & Hyde; “Martha,” The Secret Garden; “Nancy,” Oliver; Cabaret Streisand tribute, My Favorite Barbra. Thanks to Sam & Steven, Lisa & Loren, and Mom & Dad. Debut album is available on iTunes. www.kellybrandeburg.com
MALINDA DEROUEN Malinda is thrilled to be in this incredible cast. Favorite credits include Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), Chicago (Roxie), Ragtime (Sarah), Bye Bye Birdie (Rosie) and Zoot Suit (Bertha). Malinda was a lead singer for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and has a degree in Film from Cal State Monterey Bay. Love to her unconditionally supportive husband, Doug, and her sons, Leonard and Marshall.
CHRISTOPHER GREEN GOODWIN Christopher is happy to be in the BBB family! Credits include Puppetry of the Penis (Off-B’way), West Side Story, and Grease. Currently he is directing “South of Market: The Musical”, a parody of tech culture in the Bay Area. In addition to directing he’s a produced playwright, an urban farmer and a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. Love to Lila, George and family. SOMAmusical.com GreenGoodwin.com
MISA MALONE Misa is honored to be a part of this incredible cast. Beginning her recording career at the age of 5, she has performed at numerous venues around the world. Misa credits her success to the unwavering love and support of her family. For more of Misa, go to www. MisaMalone.com.
KIRK MILLS Kirk is happy to say that he’s been with BBB for over 10 years. Which means that the following credits are all very old. The Ballad of Little Mikey, The Lisbon Traviata (New Conservatory Theatre), FAB! (Alcazar Theatre), Let’s Face It, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (42nd St. Moon). Kirk is also a singer/ songwriter hard at work on his first album.
SCOTT REARDON A UC/Irvine (honors in Acting and Musical Theatre) grad, Scott has performed with BBB; Tony Award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival; A Kid’s Life (National Tour); Disney Cruise Line; SF Symphony. Nominated IAAPA Best Actor for two Nickelodeon productions, he won an Eddon Award for Excellence in LA Theatre. Commercials: Cisco Systems, Norton Anti-Virus, Visa, Tool Wire and LG Electronics. www. ScottReardon.net
RENA WILSON Rena’s favorite credits include Lady Be Good (Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award Winner), Dames at Sea (BATCC Award Winner), The Student Gypsy, Peter Pan (Shellie Award Nominee), Hello Dolly (BATCC Nominee), The Music Man, My Fair Lady, Urinetown (Shellie Award Nominee), 42nd Street. Rena is coowner of Lamorinda Theatre Academy and Castro Valley Theatre Academy. www.renawilson.biz
ALBERT HODGE A Bay Area native, Albert first studied theater and dance at Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland. After appearing in many productions at school and performing with various theater companies and choirs around the bay, Albert finally landed at Beach Blanket Babylon. Much love and thanks to his family for their support through the years.
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MUSICIANS PAULA DREYER SYNTHESIZER
Paula has performed in the US (Carnegie Hall), Europe, Canada, and Central America (National Theater of Nicaragua). She holds classical music degrees from McGill University/Montreal and SF State University. Author of For the Aspiring Pianist..., she performs with chamber ensembles, freelances as an accompanist, and teaches at Community Music Center.
BOBBY FRANKS SYNTHESIZER
Bob graduated USC (piano major) already having performed as piano/conductor for community productions of South Paciﬁc and Damn Yankees while in high school. Recently he has performed as keyboardist for the national tours of Evita and Will Rogers Follies, as accompanist to Anita O’Day, Willie Nelson, Judi Terris. He has scored computer music projects for George Lucas, YAHOO, KKSF, and has approximately fifty Bach fugues memorized.
JOE GUTHRIE ASSISTANT MUSIC DIRECTOR/KEYBOARDS
Joe has a contrasting keyboard career, with classical undergraduate training at University of Missouri Conservatory of Music and graduate work at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He lives in Palo Alto, maintaining a fulltime schedule directing and accompanying multiple musical organizations in the Bay Area. Interests: animals, swimming, modern aircraft and music written before 1750.
CHRISTOPHER LEAF TRUMPET
Christopher received an MA in music in 1989. He has played trumpet throughout the US and extensively in Europe where he toured with Klezmorim for 10 years. He has played many styles of music, from classical to jazz, in such venues as the Spoleto Festival in South Carolina and the Nice and North Sea Jazz Festivals in Europe.
TRUMPET AND FLUGELHORN
Now in his 30th year as principal trumpet, Steve has played in over 11,000 Beach Blanket Babylon performances. He is grateful to have been nicknamed “Iron Lip” by the late Herb Caen. Amongst his accomplishments are recording at Lucasfilm studios, performing with the Royal Court Brass and playing the National Anthem in 1989 at the Giants-Cubs playoff game. Steve would like to thank Mr. Joseph Angiulo and Mr. Joseph Alessi for his success on the trumpet.
NATHANIEL WELCH PERCUSSION
Nathanial has been playing drums since the age of 3. He currently attends Skyline College and is first chair percussionist in the Jazz and Concert Bands. Nathaniel has performed in many musicals and concerts and has won several awards for drum performance including the Mills High School Musician of the Year Award in 2012.
SCOTT WELSH PERCUSSION UNDERSTUDY
Scott grew up in the East Bay. He’s a graduate of Cal State University Hayward, where he received both a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in percussion performance. Before joining BBB, he has worked as a freelance musician throughout the Bay Area. During the day he works as a project manager in the HVAC industry. He also volunteers, with his wife, serving special needs families in their area. Scott thanks his wife and two children, Kira and Caleb, for their love and support.
UNDERSTUDY MUSICIANS CHRIS BARNES, JOHN MORILLAS, DOUG MORTON, DAVID SCOTT, JASON SLOTA
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D - Chief Sullivan’s 622 Beach Blanket Blvd. (Green St.) Mon-Thu 5pm-1am Fri 4pm-2am Sat 11am-2am Sun 10am-2am E - Firenze by Night 1429 Stockton St. Sun-Mon 5pm-10pm Tue-Sat 5pm-11pm
I - Park Tavern 1652 Stockton St. BRUNCH Sat-Sun 10am-2:30pm LUNCH Fri 11:30am-2:30pm DINNER Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm Sun-Thu 5:30pm-10pm Bar open until midnight
L - Stinking Rose, The 325 Columbus Ave. Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm
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G - North Beach Restaurant 1512 Stockton St. OPEN DAILY 11:30am-11:45pm Serving continuously
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S T E V E S I LV E R ’ S B E A C H B L A N K E T Steve Silver Foundation/ Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship for the Arts 2015 (L–R): Jo Schuman Silver, Tammy Nelson, Gabriel Cowger (Acting). Not pictured: Jessica Fry (Dance) and Rachel Wirtz (Voice)
Letterman Digital Arts Center Opening George Lucas joins the cast of Beach Blanket Babylon during the finale at the opening of Letterman Digital Arts Center.
BBB Pediatric Playroom
Located at the California Pacific Medical Center–California Campus, Steve Silver (left), presenting plaque.
BBB 25TH Anniversary
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At the June 7, 1999 celebration, benefiting the Young Conservatory at A.C.T. and the UCSF Cancer Center, Jo Schuman Silver, producer, and Mayor Willie L. Brown.
BBB 30th Anniversary Celebrating the Arts
Located at Parent’s Place, the center is a non-sectarian program of Jewish Family & Children’s Services that provides counseling, referrals and workshops to parents and children.
From left to right: Pamela Rosenberg, SF Opera; Helgi Tomasson, SF Ballet; Val Diamond; Carey Perloff, ACT; Michael Tilson Thomas, SF Symphony.
BBB Child Development Center
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Prince Charles; Val Diamond; Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall; and former Secretary of State George Shultz at a performance of Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon on Sunday, November 6, 2005.
High School for the Performing Arts Cast and students at the dedication of the Tommy Tune commemorative piano, donated as part of the BBB Top Hat Award.
AIDS Memorial Grove Paul Sakuma, AP
BBB Christmas Trees plant evergreens, and Val Diamond sings at the dedication of the AMG portal on February 6, 1995.
Cancer Research Lab Snow White (Linda Bulgo) and Mr. Peanut (Kenny Mazlow) inspect the equipment donated to Dr. Jay Levy’s Cancer Research Laboratory at UCSF Medical Center.
BBB Hospice Garden
The dedication of the garden at Coming Home Hospice of California Pacific Medical Center–Pacific Campus.
Steve Silver BBB Music Center at the San Francisco New Main Library A retrospective of 22 years, June 1996.
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Tommy Tune Top Hat Award Winner In San Francisco on June 7, 1974, Steve Silver produced a small show in the back room of the Savoy Tivoli Restaurant. There were 214 seats crammed into the tiny space–prime seating was anything within ten feet of the ten coveted cocktail tables up front. The ﬂoor was covered with two tons of sand; a lifeguard tore tickets at the door and sprayed the backs of people’s hands with Coppertone*. For $2.50, audience members got a 45 minute show with four main performers, a chorus line of hula-dancing middle-aged housewives doing card stunts, a band dressed as poodles, one lighting man on top of a lifeguard stand manipulating Folger’s† coffee can lights, and a whole lot of laughs.
The show was to run for six weeks. That was over forty years ago... After a brief stint in the fall of 1974 at Club Olympus, the show opened at Club Fugazi–the date was June 25, 1975. The show became an expanded version of the Tivoli and Olympus shows. But it now included more characters, grander sets, a larger cast, and what was to become a trademark of the show, BIGGER HATS! Through the years, there have been many versions of Beach Blanket Babylon, but some things have remained consistent–outrageous humor, wacky characterizations, unexpected parody, and the biggest hats in the world, along with the element of surprise. Beach Blanket Babylon was invited to perform at the White House, performed before Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, and had a successful run in Las Vegas. It also was spotlighted in a costume exhibit at San Francisco’s de Young Museum. Beach Blanket Babylon was featured in the BBC presentation of Tales of the City, in a PBS documentary, in a UPN-TV special Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon: A Silver Anniversary Salute, in the film The World of Steve Silver and a book, Beach Blanket Babylon: A Hats-Off Tribute to San Francisco’s Most Extraordinary Musical Revue. A guest of the 1997 Covent Garden Musical Arts Festival, Beach Blanket Babylon played to enthusiastic audiences and rave reviews in London. Today it continues to play to sold-out crowds in San Francisco. *Coppertone is a registered trademark of Schering-Plough. †Folger’s is a registered trademark of The Folger Company, a subsidiary of Proctor & Gamble.
42 YEARS 1974â€“2016 1986
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This fast-paced, high-energy, fifty-minute production contains five of the most popular vignettes and some original twists from the over forty seasons of our signature San Francisco Beach Blanket Babylon. Available throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Hotel Rex, Union Square 562 Sutter St. @ Mason 415-857-1896
MAY 1994 TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY 40th24, ANNIVERSARY
Photo by Frank Wing
SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL
STEVE SILVER PRODUCTIONS, INC.
General Manager David Lincoln King
House and Bar Manager Russ Paul
Costume Maintenance Janice Gartin
Assistant General Manager Sue LeSeure
Assistant House Managers Erik Elo Victor Romo
Wardrobe Assistants Melodina C. Ancajas Teresita Mendoza Leona Schrader-Dee
Production Manager Rick Markovich
House Staff Joe Clark Brian Handley Victor Romo Mieyesha Stewart Timothy Thornton Frank Gustav Thousand Zachary Walterhouse
Facilities Management Will Kardas
Assistant to the Producer Austin Scott Assistant to the Business Manager Deborah Nichols
Marketing & Public Relations Counsel Charles Zukow Associates, LLC (415) 296-0677
Stage Manager John Francis Camajani
Follow Spot Operator Luc Fournier
Manager Allen Sawyer Group Sales Manager Lori Fowler Group Sales Will Kardas
Prop Master Robert Memmo
Supervisors David Buck Andrea Gerlach Dashiell Hilman Will Kardas
Wardrobe Master Nick Chacon
TOURING SHOW ADDITIONAL STAFF Musicians Gus Kambeitz Suzanna Perez Josh Riskin
Performers Linda Bulgo Chris Giroux Rena Wilson
Costume Construction Janice Gartin Rachael Gray Monique Motil Jayne Serba Mary Beth Teutschel Prop Construction Matthew James Technical Assistants Matthew James Robert Memmo Hats, Special Effects and Props Alan Greenspan Robert Memmo Cover Photo Rick Markovich/Lucentimages.com Hirschfeld Illustrations
Technicians Roger Chapman Crisostomo Esquivel Nikki Eggett Tor Holger Keeslar Casey Rebecca Nunes Tom Schween Yasushi Yamaguchi
© Al Hirschfeld. Drawings reproduced by special arrangement with Hirshfeld’s exclusive representative, The Margo Feiden Galleries, Ltd. New York
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CLUB FUGAZI FLOOR PLAN In case of emergency, please note the exits nearest your seat.
MAIN FLOOR Rear Balcony
Flying by Foy Thanks to Woodwind & Brass Workshop
TAKE STAIRS DOWN 2 FLIGHTS
CYRIL MAGNIN ROYAL BOX
Orchestrations by Bill Keck
Wig Maintenance/Stylist Juan Vuorenmaa-Navarro
Assistant Stage Manager Master Electrician Michael Anderburg
Audio Engineers David Allen Giselle Lee
Staff Flannery Alber Nancy Carol King Annette Lai Philip O’Connor Brian Patterson David James Pomije
Wig Master Timothy Santry
Business Manager Gary RJ Peden
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Snøhetta expansion of the new SFMOMA; photo © Henrik Kam