Welcome to Broadway Studios, a historical special events venue located in the heart of San Francisco's world famous Italian North Beach. A spectacular and unique showplace with a neo-classical interior and a versatile setting. Originally constructed in 1919 as the famous "Garibaldi Hall," the club underwent a transformation in the 40's when it became known as the Italian Supper Club.
In the early 70's, Punk Rock slam danced its way into North Beach with the legendary Mabuhay Gardens and hosted such famous musical acts as the Dead Kennedys, Iggy Pop, The Nuns, Metallica and many more. In the 80's, On Broadway Theater showcased a variety of productions including "La Cage" and "Evolution of the Blues".
Broadway Studios opened its doors in 1993 featuring a wide range of entertainment from Rock & Roll, Swing, Tango, Blues, Jazz and Disco. In 1997, HBO taped their live specials featuring Dave Chapelle, Harland Wiliams, Jeff Garland, George Lopez, Andy Garcia, Francis Ford Coppolla and many more. In 1999, Blues Express filmed legendary blues musicians concert live from Broadway Studios. In 2001, "Swing the Movie" feature film was the backdrop featuring Jacqueline Bisset, Jonathan Winters and Barry Boswick as well as the late Neil Carter.
In 2005, this historical building underwent a structural earthquake retrofit and a complete remodeling. Broadway Studios continues to evolve, making it one of San Francisco's finest diverse showplaces for all forms of entertainment including: cabaret, cooking, comedy, film productions and television shows. In 2009, Broadway Studios graced the presence of Sony Music and ITunes featuring top name musicians and bands such as Herbie Hancock and Guns and Roses.
In 2010, Broadway Studios launched Live Music Video Concert Recording for the Grammy Award winner band "Train."
In 2012 we will be hosting more Live Music Concerts. Make your next event come alive at Broadway Studios!
Broadway Studios welcomes America's Cup to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2012/2013. We would like to be your special events venue in hosting your company's social networking and meda activities.