It’s Blue Man Group Chicago’s 20th Birthday!

Blue Man Group, the critically hailed theatrical phenomenon with an open run at the Briar Street Theatre, will celebrate 20 years in Chicago Thursday, Oct. 12 with a special birthday performance at 8 p.m. Guests of the celebration will enjoy a few surprises during the show that will coincide with the special milestone as well as receive commemorative cupcakes from Sprinkles Cupcakes after the performance. Get your tickets for this special show today.


Since its Briar Street Theatre debut in 1997, Blue Man Group Chicago has:

  • Entertained more than 4,600,000 people with 10,493 performances
  • Held five autism-friendly performances in collaboration with Autism Speaks
  • Used 965,365 ponchos and 17,694 boxes of Cap’n Crunch cereal
  • Awarded $45,000 to emerging artists through two Blue Man Groupart competitions


Celebrating 20 Years in Chicago

As part of the celebration, Blue Man Group Chicago is teaming up with Sprinkles Cupcakes to sell custom Blue Man Group cupcakes at Sprinkles’ Chicago location at 50 E. Walton from Oct. 11 – Oct. 31. Those who purchase the Blue Man Group cupcakes will receive a voucher for 25% off tickets to Blue Man Group. (Blackout dates apply.) Blue Man Group Chicago will also be surprising Sprinkles’ CupcakeATM customers with surprise Blue Man Group ticket giveaways throughout the month of October.


Blue Man Group performances are a celebration of human connection. Mixing art, music, comedy and state-of-the-art technology, the show encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child and see the world through a new perspective.  Three bald and blue men explore our cultural norms with wonder, poking fun at our collective quirks and reminding us how much we all have in common. Backed by a live rock band, the Blue Men unify the audience for the show’s celebratory climax – an unforgettable, euphoric dance party.
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