Briar Street Theatre
Briar Street Theatre
Briar Street Theatre

Briar Street Theatre

Located at
3133 North Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657
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Blue Man Group at the Briar Street Theater

There's not a bad seat in the house at the Briar Street Theater, a historic 300-seat performing arts venue in Chicago. Prepare to be amazed by the Blue Man Group, the trio who wows audiences with experimental music, comedy, dance and multimedia while wearing blue caps and make-up. Discover a passion for creativity, innovation and science at this Las Vegas-style show that's sure to be a thrill for all the senses.

Details:

Blue Man Group Ticket Prices: $49 to $69
Discount Tickets: Check with Theatre In Chicago site for half-price tickets
Box Office Hours: Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 7 p.m.

Activities:

  • Catch the Blue Man Group in action
  • Enjoy a pre-show dinner at one of the nearby restaurants
  • Admire the architecture of the former stables
  • Grab a cocktail at the bar

Past Briar Street Theater Performances

Before this Chicago theater played host to the long-running Blue Man Group, it showcased top performances including concerts by Tony Award-winning singer Barbara Cook, and renditions of Jackie Mason's Politically Incorrect, Driving Miss Daisy, and Having Our Say.

Marshall Field Stables

The Briar Street Theater was built in 1901 as the stables for the delivery horses for Marshall Fields, the founder of the popular Chicago department store chain. The building operated as stables until it was transformed into a sound stage, film production studio, and eventually, a theater.

FAQs

Q1: When can I catch Blue Man Group shows?

A1: The award-winning performance is held every Tuesday to Friday at 8 a.m. Saturday performances start at 4 p.m.., 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday performance curtain is 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m.

Q2: Where can I buy tickets?

A2: Pick-up tickets in person at the Briar Street Theater, or purchase them online through Ticketmaster. Check the Theater In Chicago website to learn more about how to score half-price tickets to Blue Man Group shows.

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