Blue Man Group Comes to Japan
BLUE MAN GROUP HOLDINGS PARTNERS WITH TRICKSTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. TO BRING THE GLOBAL SMASH HIT TO JAPAN IN 2024
At Blue Man Group’s Japan Tour, audiences will rock, laugh and party as three bald and blue characters explore the world and discover music, comedy, and surprises at every turn.
Blue Man Group’s Japan Tour showcases classic Blue Man favorites along with brand new content. In addition to the three traditional Blue Men, the Japan Tour will include the powerful performance of a rock band, which will bring a whole new experience from the 2022 tour.
Co-founder Chris Wink says, ‘When we first began creating performances centered on this innocent, curious character called Blue Man, we never dreamt where he would lead us. We are so honored to be able to share our show with the people of Japan and beyond.
“We are so excited to announce Blue Man Group’s Japan Tour,” said Jack Kenn, Managing Director of Blue Man Group. “Since the acquisition by Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group has expanded its creative power and global distribution opportunities, enabling us to deliver the show to new audiences around the world. With no language barrier to overcome, as the Blue Men don’t speak, fans of all ages, cultures and nationalities can enjoy the experience.”
Katsuhisa Arai, President and CEO of Trickster Entertainment Inc. (Japan), which has entered a partnership with Blue Man Group, made the following comments:
“We have been planning and producing long-running shows and Japan tours for Blue Man Group since 2007. By forming this partnership, we will establish a Japanese-style long-running show system and create Blue Man Group shows that can only be seen in Japan. We will strive to bring the show to as many audiences as possible throughout Japan!”
About Blue Man Group
Blue Man Group is a global entertainment phenomenon, known for its award-winning theatrical productions, iconic characters and multiple creative explorations. Blue Man Group is owned and operated by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show has expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, and Las Vegas, an international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 50 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds.
A part of the pop culture zeitgeist, Blue Man Group has appeared countless times on hit shows including Dancing with the Stars, The Tonight Show, Arrested Development, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Schlag den Raab (Germany), WOWOW (Japan) and Caldeirão do Huck (Brazil). Additionally, Blue Man Group has served as the face of branding campaigns for Intel and TIM/Brasil.
Continuously identifying and developing new ways to impact the entertainment industry, Blue Man Group has contributed to various film and TV scores, and released multiple albums including the Grammy-Nominated Audio. The rock concert parody, “Megastar World Tour” played arenas across the globe. The book, Blue Man World, is a visually stunning anthropological exploration of the curious bald and blue character.
Blue Man Group Japan Tour 2024 Schedule:
Dates: August 2024
Venue: THEATER MILANO-Za (6th Floor, TOKYU KABUKICHO TOWER, 1-29-1, Kabukicho,
Dates: September 2024
Venue: ORIX THEATER (1-14-15 Shimmachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka)
Dates: September 2024
Venue: Aichi Prefectural Art Theater (1-13-2 Higashisakura,Higashi-ku Nagoya)
More details about the Blue Man Group Japan Tour 2024 will be announced at a later date.
Official Website: https://www.blueman.jp/
Media Contact USA
Blue Man Group Holdings
Nandita Marshall, Director, Global Marketing & Communications
Media Contact JAPAN
Hiroaki Nakamura, Japan Tour Producer