Beach Blanket Babylon Show Program2019-04-08T12:01:43+00:00


 Beach Blanket Babylon Show Program

A San Francisco Institution. The longest-running musical revue seen by over 6 million theatergoers!   Advertise at every sold-out show to 9,000-10,000 affluent visitors and locals per month 







 Why should your company advertise in the show program?

  • Associate your company with a San Francisco Institution—The longest running musical revue in the world at 44 Years!

  • Your message will reach audiences before, during & after the show.

  • Promote yourself in front of 9,000–10,000 affluent visitors & locals per month at sold-out shows.

  • Patrons keep the program as a treasured souvenir of their evening in North Beach.
  • The map in the program pinpoints your location. Patrons are encouraged to visit after the show or on their next trip to North Beach.

  • Holiday Season Program: Extra copies printed for Holiday Shows—No extra charge.

Our Advertisers Get Results

I have worked with MapWest for fifteen years and have had a full page ad in the BBB show program during that time. I believe it is a great association with the neighborhood and our proximity to the theatre makes the ad a good match. The map that is provided with the tickets is also very helpful.

Brandy Marts - Director of Marketing , The Stinking Rose


Show Program Ad Rates – Program is printed 2 times per year

Rates are per month—with a 6 or 12 month commitment.

Premium placements are available on inside front, inside back, center spread, and back cover. Special rates available for nonprofit organizations. No agency discounts available. Please ask about date sensitive placements for theater shows & art exhibitions.

Ad Size 6 month rate per month 12 month rate per month Dimensions (W x H)
Back Cover 825.00 740.00 5.5″ x 8.5″(.125″ bleed)
Inside Front, Back Cover 780.00 705.00 5.5″ x 8.5″(.125 bleed)
Full Page 720.00 650.00 5.5″ x 8.5″(.125 bleed)
Half Page 360.00 325.00 2.25″ x 7.5″
Third Page 240.00 215.00 2.25″ x 5″
Quarter Page 195.00 185.00 2.25″ x 3.75″
Sixth Page 170.00 155.00 2.25″ x 2.5″
Center Third Page 285.00 240.00 4.5″ x 2.5″


Show Program Ad Sizes


Get Additional Exposure With the North Beach Map & Show Sponsor Guide

BBB-tri-fold-brochure-OPENPlace your ad in one of three spots on the  BBB North Beach Map! 20,000 maps (increased in 2017) are printed biannually and distributed prior to the show at the Show will call ticket window, Theater Bay Area – TIX Booth at Union Square, Macy’s Union Square Info Center and SF Travel’s Hallidie Plaza Visitor Information Center.  PDF of the map is available on beachblanketbabylon.com

As a bonus, all show program advertisers have their company name, phone and hours included in the guide.

The North Beach Map and Show Guide are also available online in PDF format.

North Beach Map & Guide Ad Rates

6 Month minimum contract. Monthly billing is available. Print Run—20,000 biannually

Ad Size 6 month rate 12 month rate Dimensions (W x H)
North Beach Map & Show Sponsor Guide. 600.00 1200.00  3.26″ x 2.02″



Deadlines! Don’t Miss the Next Show Program

With over 44 Years of sold out audiences, an ad in the Show Program is a great way to associate your brand with this beloved institution. Buy an ad and get show tickets as our thanks.

Edition: October–March

Space Reservation: September 10

Artwork Due: September 17

Publish Date: October 2

Includes extra copies distributed at holiday shows.

Edition: April–September

Space Reservation: March 11

Artwork Due: March 18

Publish Date: April 1

I’m Sold! Sell Me A Beach Blanket Babylon Ad

With an ad purchased in the BBB show program your address, phone and hours are included in the center spread of the North Beach Map. This publication pinpoints your location in relation to Club Fugazi. Theater patrons are encouraged to visit your establishment after the performance and on their next visit to the North Beach area. Your company is listed on the Beach Blanket Babylon ® web pages on MapWest.com.

Ads should be submitted in PDF format.  Rates are not commissionable and positions are not guaranteed unless reserved in agreement. Payment terms are net 7 with approved credit.  Monthly billing will commence with publication of ad. Rates and specs  are subject to change without notice. Publisher reserves the right to  refuse any ad.

The Beach Blanket Babylon® program is produced by MapWest Publications, Inc. All Beach Blanket Babylon® photos, costumes, headdresses and distinctive concepts are protected by copyright and are  the trademarked property of Steve Silver Productions, Inc.

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