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Address: Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 773 348 4000
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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
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BLUE MAN GROUP is a popular theatrical show in Chicago that has been called...

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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Saw the Blue Man Group on a recent trip to Chicago. This was like my 5th or 6th time seeing the 'show' but my first time seeing it in Chicago - the rest has all been in Vegas... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Wentzville, MO

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Wentzville, MO
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108 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Saw the Blue Man Group on a recent trip to Chicago. This was like my 5th or 6th time seeing the 'show' but my first time seeing it in Chicago - the rest has all been in Vegas. The venue is smaller than Vegas, so the show is a little different, but there are some similarities. The venue was a... More 

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Bartlett, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I feel like I'm the only one on planet earth who hasn't seen this show! Practically everyone I know saw it 10+ years ago. Well today was the day. I can't say I was disappointed exactly, but it was just okay. I've heard so many people describe it as "unbelievable" and "indescribable" and "amazing" but I didn't feel that way.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think I've ever had this much visual stimulation. It's a good thing we saw a matinee since I needed several hours to become settled after the performance. Really really enjoyed it, but it was intense. Definitely would have been too much stimulation for my younger kids, but the teenagers loved it. Can't describe it but it was so... More 

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Watertown
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun and lively show to see. The show kept us entertained from the very beginning. The show was a straight 90minutes of fun. After the show the blue men were out in the lobby for pictures.

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Pacifica, California
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing like I've seen before or will see. The show revolves around three very strange blue characters with audience participation. Lots of fun.

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OH
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the whole experience. The theater is definately on the small side making the whole experience seem very intimate (no real bad seats). There were lots of laughs, light shows, magic and great music! Really, the music and the live band were the highlight for me. It was as if I was at a rock concert with these... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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360 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps I am of a different generation. Maybe young at heart isn't enough. Perhaps I should have taken our grandson with me. My best recommendation is to sit as close to the front as possible to appreciate the facial expressions. Remember though that those in the first few rows will be given ponchos. It is a ninety-minute show that it... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just saw Blue Man group for the first time on January 3, 2016 for the 1:00 p.m. show. We sat front row, poncho seats. It was a great show, with a bunch of laughs. Highly Recommend.

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun show! I took my 17 year old son and we both had a great time. I was worried as our seats were just behind the splash zone but we were fine.

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Sycamore, Illinois
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I bought my husband tickets to see BMG for Christmas. He has been wanting to go for years, so I surprised him with a trip into Chicago with a group of friends. Only 1 of the 8 of us had ever seen the show and it had been 15 years for him. We sat in the 5th row, which is... More 

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