World’s Bluest Men Take over Vancouver – Blue Man Group, March 25-30

Photo credit: Marco Maas | Flickr

Photo credit: Marco Maas | Flickr

The world’s most famous blue men are coming to Vancouver.

Blue Man Group brings its wild drumming, interactive art and zany contraptions to Queen Elizabeth Theatre, March 25-March 30. A staple in Las Vegas for more than a decade, not to mention cities around the world, the unique troupe consists of three men covered in vivid blue paint.  They don’t utter a single word, instead using drumming, technology and expression to communicate with the audience.

The blue men got their start as guerrilla performers on the streets of New York City. Their unusual theatrics combined vaudeville, the Marx Brothers, Kodo drumming, punk aesthetics and references to Japanese popular culture, according to an article by the Vancouver Sun’s Francois Marchand.

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World’s Bluest Men Take over Vancouver – Blue Man Group, March 25-30

Broadway Hits Coming to Vancouver

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Vancouver has a global reputation for stunning West Coast vistas, incredible skiing and daring fusion cuisine. But Broadway hits?

You might be surprised. This spring and throughout 2014, the hottest musicals and first-rate Broadway performances are on stage at the city’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Here’s what’s in store:

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Broadway Hits Coming to Vancouver

Blue Man Group in Vancouver in 2014!

Blue Man Group Vancouver 2014

Blue Man Group is coming!
Photo: Paul Kolnik

They’re not here until March of 2014, but it’s not too early to get excited for the return of those cosmic clowns of colour – the Blue Man Group!

The group, which started Off-Broadway in New York and has become an entertainment powerhouse, with a Las Vegas show and a touring company, will perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (649 Cambie St.) in Vancouver March 25 – 30 2014.

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Blue Man Group in Vancouver in 2014!