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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Blue Man Group Debuts New Navy Pier Centennial Wheel Package

Photo Courtesy of Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations 

Blue Man Group, continuing its open run at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre (3133 N. Halsted), is thrilled to announce its fall performance schedule, along with the debut of a new ticket package in partnership with Navy Pier. Chicago guests can now take advantage of a special package to experience unparalleled, 360-degree views of Chicago from the city’s most iconic year-round attraction, the Centennial Wheel, in addition to Blue Man Group’s critically hailed production.


Photo Courtesy of Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations 

Soaring to heights of nearly 200 feet, Navy Pier’s Centennial Wheel is a treasured piece of Chicago’s cultural history and an iconic part of the city’s skyline. The Centennial Wheel is open year-round – weather permitting – and its enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas provide a comfortable experience and stunning views of the city and lake. The Blue Man Group Centennial Wheel ticket package is now available for purchase online at www.tinyurl.com/BlueManNavyPier.

Blue Man Group Ticket Information

Tickets are available from $49-$99. Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-BLUE-MAN (1-800-258-3626) or visiting www.blueman.com. A full show schedule and ticket pricing can also be found at www.blueman.com.

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.

Navy Pier’s Centennial Wheel hours are:

Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.

September 4 through October 31
Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

2018 Fall Performance Schedule:

September
Saturday, September 1 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 2 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Thursday, September 6 – 8 p.m.
Friday, September 7 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 8 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 9 – 4 p.m.
Thursday, September 13 – 8 p.m.
Friday, September 14 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 15 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 16 – 4 p.m.
Thursday, September 20 – 8 p.m.
Friday, September 21 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 22 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 23 – 4 p.m.
Thursday, September 27 – 8 p.m.
Friday, September 28 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 29 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 30 – 4 p.m.

October
Thursday, October 4 – 8 p.m.
Friday, October 5 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 6 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 7 – 4 p.m.
Thursday, October 11 – 8 p.m.
Friday, October 12 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 13 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 14 – 4 p.m.
Thursday, October 25 – 8 p.m.
Friday, October 26 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 27 – 2, 5 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 28 – 4 p.m.



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 25 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.

About Navy Pier

Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is one of the top-attended nonprofit cultural destinations in the Midwest, stretching more than six city blocks and welcoming more than 9 million guests annually. Originally opened in 1916 as a shipping and recreation facility, this Chicago landmark showcases more than 50 acres of parks, restaurants, attractions, retail shops, sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exposition facilities and more. In 2018, Navy Pier continues to usher in its second century with ongoing pier-wide redevelopment efforts – including the Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion, Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion, 220-room hotel and more – in addition to free, year-round arts and cultural programming designed to inspire, educate and connect communities across the city and globe. For more information, visit www.navypier.org or download the free Navy Pier app for Android and iOS device users.