BLUE MAN GROUP ANNOUNCES EXPANDED SPRING PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AT CHICAGO’S BRIAR STREET THEATRE

Blue Man Group, celebrating 20 years at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre (3133 N. Halsted), will usher in the spring season with an expanded performance schedule in March, April and May. The robust schedule will provide audiences with the opportunity to add Chicago’s longest-running show to their spring break itinerary.

 Special holiday performances include:
  • St. Patrick’s Day: Saturday, March 17 at 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
  • Easter: Sunday, April 1 at 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
  • Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 13 at 1 and 4 p.m.
Spring Break audiences looking to make the most of their Chicago experience can take advantage of a variety of ticket packages that Blue Man Group has to offer. Visitors looking to explore the city’s landmarks can enjoy special Blue Man Group packages with Skydeck Chicago360 Chicago or Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Company. Upon purchasing a ticket for Blue Man Group, guests can receive a free ticket to visit Chicago’s Willis Tower Skydeck (where they can step out onto one of the building’s “Ledge” glass boxes) or 360 Chicago (for unparalleled views of Michigan Avenue and Lake Michigan). For a unique tour of the city, audience members who purchase Blue Man Group tickets can save 10 percent on single or three-day tour tickets with Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Company.

Blue Man Group at Skydeck 1. Photo credit: Caroline Talbot Photography

Those looking to grab a bite before or after a Blue Man Group show can take advantage of dinner packages with Drew’s on Halsted and Yoshi’s Café, both located steps away from the Briar Street Theatre. To book dinner-show packages, guests can call the Blue Man Group box office to buy their tickets and make their dinner reservation. At Drew’s on Halsted, guests will receive an appetizer, entrée, dessert and coffee or tea for $24.95. Yoshi’s Café offers a prix fixe dinner including an appetizer, main entrée and dessert for $24.95.
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 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.
A full spring performance schedule is outlined below.
Blue Man Group Ticket Information
Tickets are available from $39-$99. Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-BLUE-MAN (1-800-258-3626) or visiting www.blueman.com/chicago. A full show schedule and ticket pricing, can also be found atwww.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.
2018 Spring Performance Schedule:
March
Thursday, March 1 – 8 p.m.
Friday, March 2 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 3 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Thursday, March 8 – 8 p.m.
Friday, March 9 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 10 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 11 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 14 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 15 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, March 16 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m. (St. Patrick’s Day)
Sunday, March 18 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 20 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 21 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 22 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, March 23 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 24 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 25 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, March 26 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Tuesday, March 27 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 28 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 29 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Friday, March 30 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 31 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
April
Sunday, April 1 – 14 and 7 p.m. (Easter)
Monday, April 2 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, April 3 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, April 4 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, April 5 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, April 6 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 7 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 8 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, April 11 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, April 12 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, April 13 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 14 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 15 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, April 19 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, April 20 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 21 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 22 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 25 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, April 26 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, April 27 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 28 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 30 – 1 and 4 p.m.
May
Tuesday, May 1 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 2 – 12 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, May 3 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, May 4 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 5 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 6 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Tuesday, May 8 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, May 10 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, May 11 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 12 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 13 – 1 and 4 p.m. (Mother’s Day)
Tuesday, May 15 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, May 17 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, May 18 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 19 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 20 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, May 22 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, May 24 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Friday, May 25 – 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 26 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 27 – 4 and 7 p.m.
Monday, May 28 – 5 p.m. (Memorial Day)
Tuesday, May 29 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30 – 2 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, May 31 – 2 and 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.