Twenty-five years ago today, the first euphoric and historic Blue Man Group performance took place at the Astor Place Theatre in New York (Pictured: Blue Man Group get Keys to the Las Vegas Strip).
Today’s celebrations include:
Blue Man Group Day:
Iconic locations around the country home to Blue Man Group’s permanent theatrical productions have all declared Nov. 17, 2016 as “Blue Man Group Day”:
- The State of New York (Certificate of Recognition)
- New York City
- Clark County, Nevada
- The City of Las Vegas
- The State of Nevada (Certificate of Recognition)
- Orange County, Florida
- The City of Orlando
- The City of Boston
- The State of Illinois
- The City of Chicago
Earlier today, Blue Man Group Co-Founders and original Blue Men Chris Wink, Phil Stanton and Matt Goldman, along with the Blue Men, flipped a switch on the iconic Empire State Building, turning the 72nd floor and above blue.
In Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort has illuminated its iconic entryway arches blue.
Various MGM Resorts International marquees all over the famed Las Vegas Strip are displaying special celebratory messaging.
Earlier this week on Monday (Nov. 14), Blue Man Group at Luxor Hotel and Casino received a Key to the Las Vegas Strip from Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak in a presentation at the Blue Man Theater at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Blue Man Group has performed its award-winning production on the famed Las Vegas Strip for more than 10,000 shows.
Last night (Nov. 16) Blue Man Group’s wax figures made their Times Square debut at Madame Tussauds New York. The figures, never before featured at the attraction’s New York location, will remain for fans to interact with through December 24, 2016.
The New York City Mayor’s Office temporarily renamed Astor Place, the location in which the group held their very first performance 25 years ago, to “Blue Man Way” for the day.
Blue Man Vegas Getaway:
Fans looking to celebrate with Blue Man Group are encouraged to enter a special Blue Man Vegas Getaway*. Take a photo of your best party face and share it on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #BlueManPartyFace, #Contest and @bluemangroup for a chance to win a three-day, two-night trip for two to Las Vegas including airfare, hotel, two tickets to Blue Man Group with a VIP experience and copies of Blue Man World and album THREE.
*No Purchase Necessary. Enter contest between 11/17/16 at 10:00 a.m. ET and 12/4/16 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C. 21 years of age or older at time of entry. Limit 1 entry per person. Visit www.blueman.com/partyface for full details on how to enter, eligibility requirements, prize description and limitations. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: Blue Man Productions, LLC, 599 Broadway, New York, NY 10012