Blue Man Group in Chicago, IL

Briar Street TheatreBlue Man Group - ChicagoChicago, IL 60657
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Blue Man Group Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

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.

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Megan Aguilar

The show is amazing with impressive musical performances, non-verbal humor, and interactive audience participation. It is appropriate for all ages and a must see in Chicago. Don't be late!

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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.

Maximum Quantity of tickets purchased per party is 9. Please contact the theatre directly for any groups of 10 or more. Orders under the same name for 10 or more purchased on this site will not be a valid reservation.

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



Tripster Customer Reviews

6 Reviews
Michelle S.
Warren, MI
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Hilarious and Entertaining!"
April 2018
We went to the matinee show to save a couple more dollars and leave our nights open for other shows/clubs. Blue Man Group was very entertaining & so funny! Love when the comedy comes across without them saying a word. The music was very cool too. Interactive show involved the audience, ending was amazing!
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Tip: Strobe lights used during show, multiple show times available.

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TABITHA M.
Zionsville, IN
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Awesome experience"
March 2018
Using reserve direct was simple and easy! Took the headache out of planning events for our trip.
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Mary Weas
ELGIN, IL
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Blue Man Group is fantastic!"
March 2018
This was my second time seeing Blue Man Group. I went a few years ago in Vegas. The Chicago show is fantastic I love the Blue Man Group! Their antics so unique, the whole family would enjoy it--- I highly recommend an evening out at Blue Man Group. I wouldn't want to sit in the front where the folks are wearing plastic to avoid getting splashed ...but those who would be okay with that --- more power to them. Sometimes the music was a little bit loud but other than that it was such a great show, so entertaining!
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Tip: Don't be late for the show! Also quite a few stairs so be careful.

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WILLIAM WIATER JR
CEDAR LAKE, IN
1 Review
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"Great experience!"
March 2018
Everything went smoothly! No problems at all! Would use this service again!
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Tip: Easy to use service!

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Carol Pierce
Morning Sun, IA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Bad Seats"
March 2018
Our seats were on the side and didn't get to experience with my two grandkids
when the big balls and streamers came down. Other than that I love the Blue Man Group.
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Tip: Get tickets early so you can get good seats

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Julie Taylor
Lebanon, TN
1 Review
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"Very good show -"
February 2018
Started out kind of strange, but ended up being very entertaining. My whole family (including 3 college age kids) really enjoyed it.
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Tip: It’s not the Blue Man Group of decades ago- smaller scale but still very good

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Felicia S
Saint Louis
"Amazing"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 14, 2019 NEW
This is a definite must see. We sat in the 1st row AA seats 1 and 2. We were not able to see a few things because seats were too close. I would recommend aisle 3 or 4 for best viewing. High energy. Funny.
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LovetoTravel747
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
"All I could say was WOW!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 11, 2019 NEW
Loved this show!! Have wanted to see this show for years. Made the decision to see it in Vegas. Great venue at the Luxor. Not a bad seat in the showroom. We got great seats in the "poncho section." Get a players card at the Luxor & get a discount on the show. DONT MISS IT!!
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Russ H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
"Maybe the funniest 100 minutes, anywhere"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 09, 2019 NEW
I had no freakin' idea what to expect. Our son and his family have seen it a couple of times, but did not want to spoil it for us, except to say we would love it. And we did - it is laughs from the beginning to end. The expressions on the faces of the three main characters is priceless throughout the show. And they get the audience involved, in a very fun way. If you don't laugh a lot at this, you need a sense of humor transplant. Yes, it is a lot of physical humor, but so what.
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gainescrawford
Meridian, Mississippi
"Have been doing this for 20 years!"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 09, 2019 NEW
Have been doing a student travel group to Chicago for 20 years and Blue Man has always been a part of our experience! Love the smaller venue and the teenagers are always excited to go! Especially when we can get in the poncho section! Fun for family if you’re looking for an outing!
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dunadan
Lynnwood, Washington
"Always a Fun Show"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 05, 2019 NEW
This was our teenage daughter's first Blue Man Group show, and she loved it. My wife and I had seen them several years back in Las Vegas, and thought she would enjoy the eclectic mix of music, comedy, audience participation, and fun. We were right, and she was enthralled from the start, and enjoyed the various set-piece stunts carried out by the Blue Men both on and off the stage.
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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.

Can I buy tickets for a group of 10 or more?
Yes, but not on this site. You will need to contact the theater directly to book a reservation for 10 or more. Purchases for 10 or more seats will not be a valid purchase or honored on this site.

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.