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Blue Man Group

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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...more
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Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Lake View East
+1 773-348-4000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely phenomenal show with lots of audience participation. Performers are excellent and the show holds many surprises!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to the Blue Man show after seeing it over 15 years ago. It was so fun, colorful and different! Great music, clever and talented skits. And several volunteers are chosen to silently observe and participate in hilarious events. It had enough new material,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank juliegU5013ID
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a fun company outing in Chicago without breaking the company budget. Check out the combo deal with dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and seeing the Blue Man Group perform. Make sure you request the splash zone (ponchos are provided). A little lite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lani07LF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to BMG several times. Show is getting stale.Recommend for young kids and young adults. Better entertainment in Chicago.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Meechigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seen this show several times and have never failed to be entertained. It is a fun show and totally entertaining. The elements of the show change keeping it interesting exciting. Well worth the money and coupons are often available

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank travelingqueen_10
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

It was a really fun show. The tickets were pricey. However, we had 4th row seats which qualified us for ponchos,but were not needed. They were doing three shows a day and we caught the last show.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

Bottom-line: get discount tickets, not worth paying full price. The music performances are decent and hold you attention. So that why I wrote - yeah. The other stuff is simply filler materiel and shtick. A fair amount of dragged out looking into the audience for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JakeStronger
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Agree with other reviews. This show is overrated and over priced. Only go if you get a discounted ticket because it is not worth $400 for 4 people to attend. Nothing spectacular at all. Don't know what all the hype is about. I laughed 3...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sally C
Reviewed January 2, 2019

I took my kids to watch their performance on new year's eve.it was way overrated and overpriced. I would not recommend to anyone to pay $500 for five people. You could go to a magic show for less than that in Las Vegas. They had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Traveler1073
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Sometimes you wonder when you read negative reviews if the reviewer is being highly critical or unreasonable, but I'm sad to say all the negative reviews I have read about this show is pretty accurate. If you have never seen the Blue Man Group, it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Any attire will do- I found it to be quire warm under the rain poncho- I wore a casual dress, sandals and carried a sweater, which I did not need!
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Response from Oper8bsn | Reviewed this property |
I arrived at 7:30. Walked down the street to a little place that makes ice cream rolls (yum) and walked back! They don’t open the doors until 7:45 or so! The ice cream place is down the street, then left! Next to a... More