How best to explain Blue Man Group? It’s as if three earless blue humanoid aliens landed in Atlanta for a week of experimental percussion music, rave dancing, and Cap’n Crunch munching (which gets messy enough to require a poncho section in the front rows). What exactly goes into staging such a production? Here are a few numbers that will blue your mind.
Bald caps used each week
Cakes of special Blue Man Blue paint used during a week’s worth of shows
Loads of black pants and turtlenecks laundered each week
On the calendar On April 7-12, the cobalt crew, cofounded in 1987 by Savannah native Phil Stanton, takes the stage at the Fox Theatre.
This article originally appeared in our April 2015 issue under the headline “Blues Clues.”