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Address: Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 773 348 4000
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: BLUE MAN GROUP is a popular theatrical show in Chicago that has been...
BLUE MAN GROUP is a popular theatrical show in Chicago that has been called "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny." The show takes a closer look at the technology that both surrounds and isolates us, showcasing technogeek ingenuity while uniting the audience in primal, collective exhilaration. With no spoken language, Blue Man Group is perfect for people of all ages (5+), languages, and cultures.
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Great entertainment, definitely a fun time! Worth going over and over. They didn't disappoint! Sat in the poncho section. Would definitely sit there again, but the theater isn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Peoria, Illinois
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Griffith
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

The first time I came here was years ago and sat in the Pancho area. Had a blast. It was definitely a great time. This time I bought the cheap seats. Horrible! I was 2nd row from the back.(i didn't get to pick my seats) It was terrible. I couldn't read the prompts and couldn't see anything. So people were... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

If you enjoy watching people painted blue shove food in their mouth and spit it back out, this show is for you. If sophomoric humor is not your thing it's probably best to save your money. While some of the show was clever - loved the big iPhones and splat man art -- my husband and I left feeling a... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I saw these guys for the first time back in 2001, the show was great very inventive, a lot of fun, music and percussions; saw them again in 2009, the show was more comedy than drums but still fun, this past week I went back because I read that they had "revamped" the show, well it is true, they made... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great entertainment, definitely a fun time! Worth going over and over. They didn't disappoint! Sat in the poncho section. Would definitely sit there again, but the theater isn't very big, so any seat is good.

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Madison, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The best part of the show is when the blue men actually play their "instruments". The rest of the "comedy" act can drag on a little. We sat towards the back of the theater and were disappointed that during the "dance party" the large balloon balls did not make it back towards us so we could interact. I would definitely... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

To be honest with you it was the worst show I have ever seen in my entire life and a completely lost time of money! I would never recommend it to anyone that has a little bit of knowledge about art and performing!

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Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I recommend getting seats down on the main floor, so you can be part of the show. I really enjoyed the fun of the show and the drums that the blue men and their band played. This show is safe for all ages too.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Very fun show for all ages with lots of audience participation. We were apparently seated in designated seats for audience participation and were part of the show.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I'd heard a lot of great acclaim for this show from friends, so I was looking forward to the show at the Briar Street Theater. Reflecting on the show, the first thing that comes to mind is how they play with food. Not spoiling the show, they treat food as if it was something to be messed, a very "American"... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I've seen the Blue Man Group twice at the Briar Street Theatre in Chicago. The show was entertaining both times. The theatre is small, but not too small. I would go to this location to see the BMG again.

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