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168 Star Starred
Briar Street Theatre
3133 North Halsted Chicago, IL 60657
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Went to Nori before hand, on Diversey and Sheffield, great food and BYOB
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The lot was full when we arrived but street parking was easy to find on a Thurdsay
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We got there right at 8pm and had no trouble getting in or to our seats.
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Wear something comfortable, it is casual dress
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Plan on a late dinner before or a late late dinner after
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4.5 average rating
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26 reviews
19 stars
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... continued

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9 stars
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... continued

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19 reviews
11 stars
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.” —C_hicago 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 multi-sensory 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.