Blue Man Group in Chicago, IL

Briar Street TheatreBlue Man Group - ChicagoChicago, IL 60657
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Overview

To say that the bald, brilliant, and hilarious Blue Man Group marches to the beat of their own drum is an understatement. This loud, bright, and over-the-top show filled with technology, sensory theatrics, comedy, music, and hijinks is the perfect form of entertainment for the entire family. To truly understand the hype over the Blue Man Group, you have to see it for yourself!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Chicago Travel Experts
  • If seated in the poncho section, wear the poncho! You’ll need it.
  • Children under 3 are not permitted into the theater. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Limited parking is available for $15.00.
  • Strobe lights and other special performance effects are used throughout the performance.
  • Noise levels reach that of a rock concert. Ear plugs are provided by the front of house staff upon request.

Description

from Blue Man Group Chicago
Blue Man Group, one of Chicago's longest-running shows, is a unique audiovisual experience—vibrant, colorful, and hilarious. Family-friendly and fabulously blue, this critically acclaimed show features innovative music and technology combined with good-humored social commentary.

Find your seat after you’ve admired the black-light artwork and intimate setting of the Briar Street Theatre, and prepare for the rise of the curtain. Fueled by our culture's technological advances, this recently revamped show incorporates the ‘GiPad,’ a giant tablet that communicates with the silent trio.

Three bald, blue men lead you through a captivating multimedia journey filled with euphoric drumming, neon lighting, and paint splattering. Gladly follow them from the funny and intelligent, to the riveting and thought provoking. Equal parts innovative musical performance, and introspective peeks into our fast-paced philosophies, Blue Man Group celebrates culture, comedy, and, of course, the color blue.

Parking
Limited Parking is available for $15.00 in our lot. We recommend that the patron arrive at least one half hour before curtain to ensure a spot.

Children Rules
Children under 3 are not permitted in the theatre. All children must have a ticket. All children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Blue Man Group has moments when it reaches noise levels of a rock concert. It is strongly encouraged that you use ear plugs on your child. Ear plugs can be provided to you at the theatre by our front of house staff. Strobes and water based haze are used in the show. Out of respect for other patrons unruly children may be asked to leave the theatre and will only be admitted back into the theatre at the Front of House Manager’s discretion.

Max Quantity of tickets purchased per transaction is 9. Please contact the theatre directly for any groups larger than 9.

Miscellaneous
WARNING! A STROBE LIGHT IS USED DURING THE PERFORMANCE AND MAY BE CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS TO CERTAIN PATRONS.


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ckwallace
Cincinnati, Ohio
"Awesome salvation of a rainy Saturday in Chicago"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 16, 2017 NEW
We had a all-day rainy Saturday on our visit to Chicago. After considering several options, Blue Man Group was selected for the afternoons entertainment. Our group included 2 pre-teen grandsons, parents and grandparents. We ALL had a blast. It's not a cheap date, but certainly was a fun date. Great percussion, backup band, over the top comedy fun and pranks.
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Rob B
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
"Nice show"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 15, 2017 NEW
While they still have the percussion and the black light effects, this show offers much more. Nice event for a couple or the whole family.
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Ontime2K
Georgetown, Canada
"Nuthin but Awesome"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 30, 2017 NEW
This was the 3rd time I saw this production (seen in other cities). This is just great entertainment. Excellent music, audience participation and very funny too. Great night out regardless of the cost.
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Magb1980
Liverpool, United Kingdom
"Great night out. "
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 24, 2017 NEW
Visited for a Saturday night show, having wanted to see the show for years. It's a mixture of music, percussion, comedy and art. A completely different night in a theatre that you'll ever have! Warning - there is some audience participation - so not the most relaxing of shows!
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punu_jain
New Delhi, India
"Needs an updatation 🙂"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed September 23, 2017 NEW
I had heard a lot abt the show. Definitely it was something new. But it is just expression show with no voice at all. Surely they can impro e it in some way. They should go e ppl a chance to click pics wth blue man official characters.energy of the actors is really high with get coordination of beat band.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Man Group Chicago

What is the show about?
To continue the element of surprise surrounding the Blue Man Group shows, you’ll just have to find out!

Is the show in English or using spoken word?
You’ll find that the Blue Men do not have a particular language. Non-English speaking individuals or those with hearing impairments find the show to be extremely fun!

What are box office hours?
The box office is located at 3133 N Halsted, Chicago, IL 60657 and operates on the following schedule:

Monday – Wednesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday - Saturday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: Noon – 4:00 pm

*Box office hours are subject to change due to performance schedule.

Will my toddler enjoy the show?

Children under the age of three (3) are not allowed into the show. No matter the age, all guests must have a ticket to the show.

How long is the show?
The show runs approximately 90 to 105 minutes with no intermission.

How early can I arrive to the theatre?
We recommend that guests arrive approximately 15 minutes prior to show time.

Can I buy food and drink at the theatre?
Yes. Concessions are sold and can be consumed throughout the show.