About Blue Man Group

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Music, comedy, performance art, multimedia theatrics and gallons of electric blue paint combine to create one of the biggest — and wildest — theatrical hits of all time. Hailed as an absolutely ecs... Read more

Venue Details

191 Star Starred
Briar Street Theatre
between Clark and Belmont 3133 North Halsted Chicago, IL 60657
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craig simpson
Parked in LAZ parking garage. Easy.
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Nicole Maclin
I wore a sweater dress with leggings and old boots all stylish but I wouldn't mind getting any damaged. So dress comfortable, in something you wouldn't mind getting splashed on. Enjoy you night..
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4.6 average rating
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26 reviews
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attended Jan 16 2011

What a memorable experience it was for us! This was my family's second time to see BMG (don't know if they still offer the package deal with Yoshi's restaurant)but I was looking for a unique and totally fun experience for our friend (and us...continued

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attended Jan 14 2011

It was great. We were a few minutes late but that meant we missed this whole, "audience let's group shout out things printed on a screen" part of the show, that I didn't mind missing 10 minutes of (the last 5 minutes we did see were enough). ...continued

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attended Nov 04 2012

Great time, audience participation was great. Imagine getting your point across to so many people without speaking - incredible. Go see this!

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Quotes & Highlights

Check out the entire rave review from the Chicago Tribune, entitled “Blue Man Group is new, blue and still in touch with the times.”
“The show’s creators have cleverly updated the production with new wizardry while retaining its essential mind-set.” —Chicago Sun-Times

“Blue Man Group remains as sleek, smart and silly as ever.” —Windy City Times
“The ultimate in family fun.” —Chicago Parent


Strobe lights are used during the performance.

Running time is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, with no intermission.

Blue Man Group, the wildly popular entertainment phenomenon, updated its production with recently added new material in its long-running production at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre. The production provides its audience with a unique and thrilling multisensory experience that fuses innovative theatrical spectacle and powerful original music with hilarious comedy, art, technology and science to create a performance experience unlike any other.

The new material places the Blue Men in a variety of new environments to discover, engage with and explore of-the-moment situations and cutting-edge technology. Several of the signature scenes that have made Blue Man Group one of today’s best-loved theatrical productions remain in the production, though in most cases have also been updated.

As always, the production fuses innovative theatrical spectacle with improvisation and vaudeville-inspired comedy, art, science and irresistible original music performed by the Blue Man Group band.

About the Ticket Supplier: Blue Man Group - Chicago

Blue Man Group is one of Chicago's longest-running shows and one of its hardest to describe!

In the show, three enigmatic bald and blue characters take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theater, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that is like nothing else either on or off Broadway.