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BLUE MAN GROUP CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ADDED PERFORMANCES AT CHICAGO’S BRIAR STREET THEATRE

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The expanded performance schedule kicks off Monday, November 20 with specially added performances during Thanksgiving week. Those looking to avoid Black Friday shopping crowds can experience one of four shows on both Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25.

Blue Man Group will celebrate the New Year with four performances Saturday, December 31. Families can kick off their New Year’s Eve celebrations early with Blue Man Group’s kid-friendly performances at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Children will be transformed into members of the Blue Man Group band with pre-show face painting. Other festivities include a “midnight” countdown after the show, complete with party hats and noisemakers, and a special performance of “Auld Lang Syne” by the Blue Men.

Blue Man Group will continue ringing in 2018 with additional New Year’s Eve shows at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., which include festive party hats and a celebratory champagne toast for attendees. Guests of the 10 p.m. show will also experience a spectacular New Year’s Eve countdown party. Complete with noisemakers, a midnight champagne toast, confetti drop and performance of “Auld Lang Syne” by the Blue Men, it is guaranteed to be a celebration unlike any other.

Blue Man Group Ticket Information

Tickets are available from $39-$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 http://www.ticketmaster.com/bluemangroup. For a full show schedule and ticket pricing, please visit www.blueman.com/chicago.

Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more, varying from $46- $69 per person. For groups of 10 or more, call the group sales department to book at: 773.348.3300 or email chicagogroups@blueman.com to request information.

2017 Holiday Performance Schedule:

November

Thursday, November 9 – 8 p.m.
Friday, November 10 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 11 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 12 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Thursday, November 16 – 8 p.m.
Friday, November 17 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 18 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 19 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Monday, November 20 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, November 21 – 5 and 8 p.m.
Wednesday, November 22 – 5 and 8 p.m.
Friday, November 24 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 25 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 26 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Thursday, November 30 – 8 p.m.

December
Friday, December 1 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 2 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 3 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Thursday, December 7 – 8 p.m.
Friday, December 8 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 9 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Thursday, December 14 – 8 p.m.
Friday, December 15 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 16 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 17 – 1 and 4 p.m.
Tuesday, December 19 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, December 20 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, December 21 – 8 p.m.
Friday, December 22 – 5 and 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 23 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 24 – 2 and 5 p.m.
Tuesday, December 26 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Wednesday, December 27 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, December 28 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Friday, December 29 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 30 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 31 – 1, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

January
Monday, January 1 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Tuesday, January 2 – 5 and 8 p.m.
Wednesday, January 3 – 5 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, January 4 – 5 and 8 p.m.
Friday, January 5 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Saturday, January 6 – 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 7 – 1 and 4 p.m.

Additional January performance dates will be announced at a later date.

About Blue Man Group

Blue Man Productions is a global entertainment company best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show, performed in over 20 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991. A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, the show’s euphoric celebration of human connection has universal appeal for a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds. The show is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology. Blue Man Group has permanent theatrical productions in New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Berlin and a World Tour.

This creative collective has become part of the pop culture zeitgeist. Blue Man Group has served as the face of branding campaigns for Intel and TIM/Brasil and appeared countless times on hit shows like “The Tonight Show,” “Arrested Development,” “Ellen,” “Schlag den Raab” (Germany), “WOWOW” (Japan), and “Caldeirão do Huck” (Brasil).

Beyond the stage show, they are Grammy-nominated recording artists, known for their contributions to various film and TV scores and multiple Blue Man Group albums, including their most recent, THREE. Their “Megastar World Tour” rock concert parody played arenas across the globe. The group’s recently published first-ever book, Blue Man World, is a visually stunning anthropological exploration of the curious bald and blue character.