Blue Man Group debuted in 1991, captivating New York audiences ever since. In 1992, this creation earned creators Phil Stanton, Chris Wink and Matt Goldman the prestigious Drama Desk Award for “Unique Theatrical Experience” In fact, that is the perfect phrase to describe the show. The performance of this creative group transcends the boundaries of what we think of as musical comedy. Three enigmatic characters take the audience through an experience that will leave everybody on the edge of their seats. The show has achieved such widespread success that it has now played in 9 countries worldwide, recorded two albums, and contributed to films such as Robots and Terminator 2, and TV series including The Simpsons and Arrested Development.
Why should I see it?
Blue Man Group is a completely unique multisensory experience. The story does not follow a plot, but instead focuses on stimulating the audience’s senses. The intention of this show is to present a mixture of technology and comedy to reach an unforgettable and interactive experience.
During the show, three enigmatic blue-faced, bald-headed characters take the audience through a multisensory experience combining comedy, music, multimedia and lighting. The men do not speak; they play experimental music and use various props to entertain the audience and convey opinions on life, technology, progress, communication and color.
Because of the interactive nature of the show, audience members in the first rows of the theater are equipped with plastic coats to protect against food, paint and other substances that might be thrown from the stage.
Because of the interactive nature of the show, audience members in the first rows of the theater are equipped with plastic coats to protect against food, paint and other substances that might be throw
Children under 4 are not permitted in the Astor Place Theatre. Each person attending Blue Man Group in New York must have a ticket, regardless of age.