BLUE MAN GROUP HEATS UP THE SUMMER WITH EXPANDED PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AT CHICAGO’S BRIAR STREET THEATRE

Blue Man Group, continuing its open run at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre (3133 N. Halsted), is heating things up this summer with an expanded performance schedule that will provide audiences with additional opportunities to live in full color this summer. The robust performance calendar includes performances on Memorial Day (May 29), Father’s Day (June 18) and Fourth of July.Blue Man Group Chicago will also host an autism-friendly performance in collaboration with Autism Speaks Sunday, July 16 at 4 p.m. This performance will be the first of two Chicago autism-friendly performances scheduled for 2017, with the second performance scheduled for Sunday, October 1 at 4 p.m. Slight modifications will be made to the show in order to better accommodate individuals and families affected by autism. All tickets will be sold at a discounted price of $49, with $5 from every ticket purchased donated to Autism Speaks.

Blue Man Group performances are a celebration of human connection. Mixing art, music, comedy and state-of-the-art technology, the show encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child and see the world through a new perspective.  Three bald and blue men explore our cultural norms with wide-eyed wonder, poking fun at our collective quirks and reminding us how much we all have in common. Backed by a live rock band, the Blue Men unify the audience for the show’s celebratory climax – an unforgettable, euphoric dance party.

Blue Man Group is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories and custom instruments. It’s a joyful, multi-sensory experience that has performed in over 20 countries and has captivated more than 35 million people of all ages and cultures worldwide.

A full summer performance schedule is outlined below.

Blue Man Group Ticket Information
Tickets are available from $49-$99. Tickets may be purchased at the Briar Street Theatre by calling the box office at (773) 348-4000; by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787; at all Ticketmaster ticket centers or via the Internet at http://www.ticketmaster.com/bluemangroup. For a full show schedule and ticket pricing, please visit www.blueman.com/chicago.

Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more, varying from $46- $69 per person. For groups of 10 or more, call the group sales department to book at: 773.348.3300 or email chicagogroups@blueman.com to request information.

2017 Summer Performance Schedule:

May
Tuesday, May 23 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 24 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, May 25 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, May 26 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 28 –  4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, May 29 – 5 p.m. (Memorial Day)
Tuesday, May 30 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 31 – 2 and 8 p.m.

June
Thursday, June 1 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, June 2 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 3 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 4 – 1 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, June 6 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 7 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 8 – 8 p.m.
Friday, June 9 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 10 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 11 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, June 12 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 13 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 14 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 15 – 8 p.m.
Friday, June 16 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 17 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 18 – 4 and 7 p.m. (Father’s Day)
Monday, June 19 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 20 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 21 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 22 – 8 p.m.
Friday, June 23 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 24 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 25 – 8 p.m.
Monday, June 26 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 27 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 28 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 29 – 8 p.m.
Friday, June 30 – 8 p.m.

July
Saturday, July 1 – 25 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 2 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, July 3 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 4 – 5 p.m. (Fourth of July)
Wednesday, July 5 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, July 6 – 8 p.m.
Friday, July 7 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 8 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 9 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, July 10 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 11 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, July 13 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, July 14 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 15 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 16 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, July 17 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 18 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 19 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, July 20 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, July 21 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 22 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 23 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, July 24 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 25 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 26 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, July 27 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, July 28 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 29 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 30 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, July 31 – 8 p.m.

August
Tuesday, August 1 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, August 2 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, August 3 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, August 4 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 5 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, August 6 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, August 7 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, August 8 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, August 9 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, August 10 – 8 p.m.
Friday, August 11 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 12 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, August 13 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, August 14 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, August 15 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, August 16 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, August 17 – 8 p.m.
Friday, August 18 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 19 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, August 20 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 23 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, August 24 – 8 p.m.
Friday, August 25 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 26 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, August 27 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Thursday, August 31 – 8 p.m.
About Blue Man Group

Blue Man Productions is a global entertainment company best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show, performed in over 20 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991. A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, the show’s euphoric celebration of human connection has universal appeal for a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds. The show is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology. Blue Man Group has permanent theatrical productions in New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Berlin and a World Tour.

This creative collective has become part of the pop culture zeitgeist. Blue Man Group has served as the face of branding campaigns for Intel and TIM/Brasil and appeared countless times on hit shows like “The Tonight Show,” “Arrested Development,” “Ellen,” “Schlag den Raab” (Germany), “WOWOW” (Japan), and “Caldeirão do Huck” (Brasil).

Beyond the stage show, they are Grammy-nominated recording artists, known for their contributions to various film and TV scores and multiple Blue Man Group albums, including their most recent, THREE.  Their “Megastar World Tour” rock concert parody played arenas across the globe. The group’s recently published first-ever book, Blue Man World, is a visually stunning anthropological exploration of the curious bald and blue character.

Artist-owned-and-operated and based in New York City, Blue Man Productions has extensive production facilities, a training center, recording studios and a 6,000 square foot Research & Development Lab with numerous new creative projects in the pipeline.