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Blue Man Group

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Experimental musical theater troupe the Blue Man Group were founded in 1987 by longtime friends Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton, and Chris Wink; similar within their blue-painted epidermis, skullcaps, and dark clothing, they shortly became a fixture of the brand new York underground functionality art scene because of their regular performances in Central Recreation area, followed by displays at observed East Village areas including Dixon Place, Functionality Space 122, as well as the Wooster Group’s Performing Garage area. Equal parts enjoy, concert, and sketch regular, the Blue Man Group mixed view gags, physical stunts, and market participation, with associates of leading rows given plastic material rainfall ponchos as safety from the hail of color, food, along with other assorted projectiles released through the stage; in early 1991, they premiered their creation Pipes at La MaMa, shifting towards the Astor Place Theatre by the finish of the entire year and eventually earning an Obie Award for his or her efforts. Tubes ultimately expanded to very long works in Boston, Chicago, and NEVADA; in 1999, the Blue Guy Group also released an album, Sound, spotlighting their custom made musical instruments. 3 years afterwards, the trio inked a multi-album cope with Atlantic’s sister label, Lava Information. The Organic, which made an appearance in Apr 2003, proclaimed the Blue Man Group’s monumental sophomore record — a slick work showcasing amazing collaborations with Tracy Bonham, Dave Matthews, Dan the Automator, and Esthero. In 2008, the group celebrated its effective How to Be considered a Megastar tour by launching a Compact disc/DVD from the show in addition to an EP of remixes of “Canta Conmigo,” the effective Spanish-language interpretation of the melody “Sing Along.” On the arriving years, the Blue Guy Group continuing to broaden its theatrical functions all over the world, and in 2012, released an EP offering various versions of the epic concert finale “Tremble Your Euphemism.” A fresh full-length record, Three, premiered in 2016 to commemorate their 25th wedding anniversary.

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Full Name Blue Man Group


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#Fact
1 Celebrated their first year with the Toronto company at the Panasonic theatre, with the Original Three Blue Men doing the show. [June 2006]
2 The Blue Man Group is now located at the Venetian Hotel Casino and is currently the largest of the Blue Man Group Venues with a 1729 seat Theater. [February 2006]
3 Just announced that they are going to add Toronto as the 6th city that Blueman Group will perform in! They should open in the Summer of 2005. [June 2004]
4 Founded in the late 80s by long-time friends Chris Wink, Phil Stanton and Matt Goldman. They began making public appearances as "Blue Man Group" on the streets of New York City as well as in performance art spaces of the East Village. Some of those pieces, as well as others developed with musical collaborators Larry Heinemann, Ian Paice and video designer Caryl Glaab, were used to create a show at La Mama, ETC. (the famous East Village performance space) in 1990. This led to opening the show at the Astor Place Theatre in the fall of 1991. The Boston show opened in the fall of 1995, Chicago in 1997, and "Live at Luxor" in Las Vegas in March of 2000. The Complex Rock Tour launched May 2003. In May 2004, Blue Man Group opened their first international production in Berlin. They are now planning a show in Toronto for 2005 and recently opened a show in London's New London Theatre.
5 There are over 60 different members of Blueman Group. They rotate them constantly over Boston, New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Berlin


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spare Parts 2015/I performer: "Guerrero Can't Stop Now" - as The Blue Man Group
90210 2011 TV Series 1 episode
Space Chimps 2008 performer: "Macarena", "Do You Want To Rock" - as Blueman Group
R-Type Final 2003 Video Game performer: "Piano Smasher"
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 2003 performer: "The Current"
Blue Vinyl 2002 Documentary performer: "PVC IV", "DRUMBONE", "Utne Wire Man"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blue Man Group: The Complex 2004 TV Movie
The Jury 2004 TV Series 2 episodes

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Space Chimps 2008 composer: additional music
Robots 2005 sound: percussion, orchestration

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blueman Group: Bluephoria - Promotional Video 2005 Video short Blueman

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wheel of Fortune 2009-2010 TV Series special thanks - 10 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2016 TV Special Themselves - Performers
Today 2016 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris 2015 TV Series Themselves - Musical Performers, End-of-the-Show Show
The Insider 2013 TV Series Themselves
The Apprentice 2012-2013 TV Series Themselves
Shake It Up! 2012 TV Series Themselves
Blue Man x Ichikawa Kamegoro: Blueman Meets Kabuki 2012 Video Themselves
Blue Man X Kodo: Blueman Meets Wadaiko 2012 Video Themselves
Wetten, dass..? 2010 TV Series Themselves
Live with Kelly and Michael 2010 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Wheel of Fortune 2010 TV Series Themselves - Guest Appearance
Programa do Gugu 2009 TV Series Themselves
Blue Man Group: How to Be a Megastar 2.0 2008 TV Movie Themselves
Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs. Tommy Lee 2008 TV Series Themselves
Sci Q 2008 TV Series Themselves
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-2007 TV Series Themselves / Themselves - Musical Guests / Themselves - Musical Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007 TV Series Themselves
Scrubs 2006 TV Series Themselves
I Can Fly: Kids and Creativity 2006 Documentary short Themselves
Blue Peter 2006 TV Series Themselves
The Royal Variety Performance 2005 2005 TV Movie documentary Themselves - Musical Comedy Group
MADtv 2005 TV Series Themselves
The 2005 Billboard Music Awards 2005 TV Special Themselves
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
Zibb 2005 TV Series documentary Themselves
Dancestar USA 2004 2004 TV Movie Themselves
Las Vegas 2004 TV Series Themselves
The Complex Rock Tour Live 2003 Video documentary Themselves
The New Tom Green Show 2003 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2003 TV Series Himself
Last Call Vegas with Blue Man Group 2003 TV Special Themselves - Performers
The Wayne Brady Show 2003 TV Series Himself
6th Annual Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Awards 2003 TV Special documentary Themselves
The Drew Carey Show 2001 TV Series Themselves
Great Writers, Great Cities 2001 TV Series Themselves
The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards 2001 TV Special Themselves
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? 1992 TV Series Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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The Best of the Royal Variety 2006 TV Series

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#Trademark
1 The members never speak, sing, nor make any vocal sounds on stage

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