Tag: Blue Man Group
On Thursday, September 5th, a trio of strange-looking blue men invaded the Durham Performing Arts Center and proceeded to deliver their unique type of communication to a thoroughly receptive group of Americans. Though it is suspected the group was was hired for the sole purpose of entertaining the Durham crowd, one wonders whether there was… Read More ›
On Sept. 5-8, the sensational Blue Man Group — three manic mute bald-capped men dressed in black with blue grease paint smeared all over their heads — will return to the Durham Performing Arts Center for six mind-bending, aurally and visually spectacular multimedia shows of avant-garde performance art. (They last wowed DPAC patrons on March… Read More ›
The Blue Man Group royally entertained DPAC patrons on Tuesday night, with their trademark percussion pyrotechnics, a couple of loopy audience-participation segments, and a jaw-dropping grand finale.
“There’s no tinfoil, let alone CGI [computer-generated imagery],” writes Phoebe Nir, “but when the Blue Men get into costume, they become aliens, and through their eyes, we are able to see the strangeness of our own world.”