Ronn Owens Report: Beach Blanket Babylon is Closing after 45 Years

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“You’re always assured of a great time. You’re always assured of wonderful singing, dancing and original copy. The kids that perform in it are first rate,”

After a 45 year run, Beach Blanket Babylon, the longest running show review in the country, will have its final performance on New Years Eve. We talked about its iconic status with its writer and producer Jo Schuman Silver. Between its hats, its ability to always be current and its superb performers, it will sorely be missed.

Listen to the full report below.


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