While on our vacation in Orlando, we were invited to attend a performance of the Blue Man Group at Universal Studios. I, like most people, was familiar with Blue Man Group, but I really had no idea what we were in for.
The theatre is located conveniently in between Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. We arrived to see the evening performance after enjoying one very full day at the parks. It’s nice that the theatre is just a quick walk from either park. Although we were tired from being in the parks from open to close, we were excited to see the show. The theatre is very roomy and comfortable, so we happily sat in our seats awaiting the performance ahead.
Once the show began,we were immediately drawn in to the performance. The Blue Man Group is known for their eccentric look–blue grease paint covers their heads and faces and they wear black clothing. Visually, this is really interesting and the addition of glowing props and splattering paint really make the show appealing. We enjoyed listening to them play unusual instruments such as pipes and paddles, however, the show was so much more than just music. The Blue Man Group is extremely entertaining and we found ourselves laughing hysterically as they interacted with the audience. The members of the Blue Man Group actually come out into the audience many times (sometimes even walking across the backs of seats!) and pull individuals up on stage to perform with them. This was very entertaining and made for some interesting interactions!
Something to note is that the members of the Blue Man Group do not speak, however, the performance is rich with commentary through props, skits and body language. My kids were amazed at how funny they were without ever saying a word. We all enjoyed every minute of the show that ended in a high energy dance party that had everyone on their feet. We were energized and laughing the entire time.
I highly recommend seeing the Blue Man Group, as this is a show I would go see again in a heartbeat!
You can learn more about The Blue Man Group and plan to attend your own show when visiting the Orlando area by visiting their website.
*we were invited to view the show to facilitate a review, all opinions are my own.