Are there any VIP options or special ticket upgrades available?
Yes! Visit our VIP Experience
page to learn how you can have an extra-special Blue Man Group encounter with premium seating, gifts and a Meet & Greet!
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Where is the Blue Man Group theater?
Blue Man Group Chicago at the Briar Street Theatre, 3133 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60657 (View the map)
Where do I park for Blue Man Group?
Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the theater. To avoid delays, it's probably best to arrive 30 minutes before show time.
Cars: $17 Cash.
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What time should I arrive at Blue Man Group?
We want to make sure you don’t miss any of the fun so please leave yourself plenty of time for travel, parking, waiting for public transportation, navigating city streets, security screenings and bathroom visits prior to the performance. Theater doors open 20 minutes before show time and we recommend you arrive at the theater no later than 15 minutes before show time. Large groups should plan to arrive even earlier.
What is the recommended age to bring my child to Blue Man Group?
The recommended age for children is 3 and up. Please be aware that all patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Lap-sitting without a paid ticket is not permitted. Blue Man Group encourages young children to use hearing protection. Should parents or guardians not bring their own, hearing protection is available from the Front of House staff.
Is there a dress code for Blue Man Group?
There is no specific dress code for the show, though we suggest casual, comfortable clothing.
Are there food and beverages available at the theater?
Beverages are available for purchase. Snacks are not available. Bar is credit card only; no cash.
Are there restaurants and bars near Blue Man Group?
There are several restaurants and bars near the theatre. Visit our Offers page to view deals and discounts.
What is the difference between Blue Man Group shows / locations?
At every Blue Man Group show, you’ll experience our signature combination of music, comedy and color with elements customized for every venue. The performances feature iconic moments and are continually injected with new music, fresh stories, original instruments and sensory stimulating graphics. At the heart of the show is the Blue Man character, creating a unique connection with the audience and a different experience at each performance.
At the Briar Street Theatre in Chicago, you’ll have an intimate experience with the Blue Men and Band.
Does Blue Man Group have strobe lights?
Yes, strobe lights are used during portions of the show. If you are sensitive to strobe lights, please alert the House Manager when you arrive.
Upon request, a staff member will help you leave the theater before strobe lights occur.
Does Blue Man Group Chicago offer Military discounts?
Yes, we appreciate your service and have special offers available. Please click here to access our Military discount.
Does Blue Man Group host sensory-friendly performances?
Blue Man Group teams up with organizations to host autism-friendly performances suitable for individuals and families affected by autism. At these performances, slight modifications are made including the reduction of sound and light levels at various moments during the performance and the option to get sound reducing headphones or earplugs available upon request. There are also calming environments in each theatre’s lobby for families seeking a break from the excitement. Please visit Sensory Friendly Performance Chicago for further information and details on performance dates. Additional questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How many people do I need to get group tickets?
Group discounts start at 10 people.
Groups receive exclusive discount rates at many performances, avoid online service fees, and can get priority booking before dates are on-sale to the general public. We offer flexible payment policies, allowing you to hold reservations and modify them until a few weeks prior to the performance. Plus, our dedicated Group Sales team in each city will guide any questions you may have along the way, and make your experience quick, easy and fun.
Learn more at groups.blueman.com and contact Group Sales at 1-800 BLUEMAN or email us at email@example.com to begin.
What kind of security is in place at Blue Man Group theaters?
Blue Man Group is dedicated to fostering a safe and secure environment for our guests. All guests and their bags are subject to security screenings and/or searches upon arrival at the theater. Weapons of any kind, regardless of permit, are not allowed in the theater. The list of prohibited items includes, but is not limited to: firearms, knives, batons, mace, pepper spray, brass knuckles, Tasers, or any other items that security personnel deem dangerous or threatening to public safety. By tendering a ticket and entering the theater, guests consent to such searches and waive any related claims. Any guest in possession of a weapon, without exception, will be denied entry and asked to leave the premises. Blue Man Group will not be responsible for the on-site storage of weapons. We appreciate your cooperation.
Do you have rates for students?
Yes, we have $32.50 rush tickets for students. These rush tickets are available day of show at the Briar Street Theatre box office. Student ID required. Two tickets available per student ID.