BLUE MAN GROUP Adds Performances at Briar Street Theatre, March-April 2014
The critically hailed theatrical phenomenon Blue Man Group at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre (3133 N. Halsted Street) will be adding performances to the spring calendar for Spring Breakers looking to escape the ordinary this year. For Spring Break groups of 15 or more, special pricing will also be available. The additional performances have been added in March and April 2014, to give students and families the opportunity to see the critically-acclaimed theatrical production that combines heart-pounding music, hysterical comedy stunts and state of the art technology.
For Spring Breakers looking to enhance their experience, Blue Man Group is partnering with Chicago-area attractions to create fun and exciting packages highlighting the city, all available through the show's website www.blueman.com/chicago/about-show. The John Hancock Package pairs tickets to a Blue Man Group performance with a day at the John Hancock Observatory where visitors can enjoy the open-air skywalk, a cafe and one of the most beautiful views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. For a one-of-a-kind tour of the city, audience members who purchase their Blue Man Group tickets online, can save 10% on 1-day or 3-day Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co. tickets. For those looking for a thrill, the Skydeck Package gives audiences the chance to experience a Blue Man Group performance and visit Chicago's Willis Tower's Skydeck. At the Skydeck, visitors can step outside the tallest building in the western hemisphere and onto one of the Ledge's glass boxes that extend out 4.3 feet from Skydeck at 1,353 feet in the air.
For Spring Breakers looking for the "Ultimate Theater Package" Blue Man Group has created an experience which includes: Two tickets to Blue Man Group, an overnight stay at the Hampton Inn and Suites River North, free breakfast and a gift card to Jack's on Halsted for a delicious dinner for two. For more information and pricing on special packages please visit: www.blueman.com/chicago/discount-offers or call the box at: (773) 348-4000.
Blue Man Group is a unique and thrilling multi-sensory experience that fuses innovative theatrical spectacle and powerful original music with hilarious comedy to create a performance experience unlike any other. The iconic, silent, inquisitive Blue Man character has remained consistent since the show's opening, but the world he reacts to is continuously changing, allowing for a production that continuously evolves. One of the world's most popular theatrical productions, today's Blue Man Group is a blend of signature material that has been in the show since the opening, as well as newer passages that examine the influence of technology on today's world with a funny and perceptive look at contemporary communication vehicles. The performance then closes with a pulsating finale that has audiences up and out of their seats, featuring an original Blue Man Group music score.
Currently, Blue Man Group theatrical shows can be seen in New York, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Orlando, Berlin and on tour throughout the U.S. Blue Man Group can also be seen onboard the Norwegian Epic by Norwegian Cruise Line - the Official Cruise Line of Blue Man Group.
The company's music, featuring custom made instruments and signature, percussive sound, can be heard on five albums, including the Grammy-nominated "Audio," as well as various film and television projects. As the company grows, it remains true to its vision of providing exciting experiences in a variety of media, appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds.
Tickets are available from $49-$99. Tickets may be purchased at the Briar Street Theatre by calling the box office at (773) 348-4000; by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787; at all Ticketmaster ticket centers or via the Internet at www.ticketmaster.com/bluemanchicago. For more information, visit www.blueman.com/chicago.