Blue Man Group NYC in New York, NY

Astor Place Theatre434 LafayetteNew York, NY 10003
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Experience life in full color with the Blue Man Group at Astor Place Theatre in New York City. This loud, bright, and over-the-top show filled with technology, sensory theatrics, comedy, music, and hijinks is the perfect form of entertainment and an unforgettable experience. To truly understand the hype over the Blue Man Group, you have to see it for yourself!

Good To Know

  • The theater is not wheelchair accessible. Elevators or escalators are not available.
  • Children under the age of 3 are not permitted.
  • There are two parking garages conveniently located at 403 and 410 Lafayette Street. Fees vary.
  • If seated in the poncho section, wear the poncho! You’ll need it.
  • Strobe lights and other special performance effects are used throughout the performance.
  • Noise levels reach that of a rock concert. Earplugs are provided by the front-of-house staff upon request.


from Blue Man Group NYC
The Blue Man Group will rock your world, blow your mind, and unleash your spirit.

Blue Man Group is a celebration of human connection. More than just a play, a concert or performance art, it’s a collective journey towards a heightened sense of being alive filled with music, laughter, and paint. Mixing art, music, comedy, and state-of-the-art technology. The show encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child and see the world from a new perspective. Three bald and blue men explore the cultural norms with wide-eyed wonder, poking fun at the collective quirks and reminding us how much we all have in common. Backed by a live rock band, the Blue Men unify the audience for the show’s celebratory climax—an unforgettable, euphoric dance party.

Blue Man Group is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories, and custom instruments. It's a joyful, multi-sensory experience that has been performed in over 20 countries and has captivated more than 35 million people of all ages and cultures worldwide.

Everyone’s part of the action in Blue Man Group’s original home at New York City’s Astor Place Theater. Millions of people of all ages, languages, and cultures know what the Blue Man Group is really about. Now it’s your turn.

Dare to live in full color!

PLEASE NOTE: The theater is not wheelchair accessible. Patrons must be able to negotiate eight (8) steps to enter the lobby and six (6) steps to access the orchestra seating. There are no elevators or escalators.

Recommended for children 3 years and up. Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the theater. The show is 1 hour and 40 minutes long.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Man Group NYC

Where is the Blue Man Group theater?

Blue Man Group New York is at Astor Place Theatre, located at 434 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003.

Is parking available?

There are two parking garages conveniently located at 403 and 410 Lafayette Street. Fees vary. Public transportation to the show is recommended.

What subway can I take to get to the theater?

You can take the R or W train (yellow line) to the 8th Street Station or the #6 train (green line) to Astor Place Station.

How long is the Blue Man Group show?

Blue Man Group NYC show runs approximately 90 to 105 minutes with no intermission.

What is the recommended age to bring my child to Blue Man Group?

The recommended age for children is 3 and up. Please be aware that all patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Lap-sitting without a paid ticket is not permitted. Blue Man Group encourages young children to use hearing protection. Should parents or guardians not bring their own, hearing protection is available from the Front of House staff.

Are there food and beverages available at the theater?

Yes, snacks and beverages are available for purchase in the lobby.

Does NYC Blue Man Group have strobe lights?

Yes, strobe lights are used during portions of the show. If you are sensitive to strobe lights, please alert the House Manager when you arrive. Upon request, a staff member will help you leave the theater before strobe lights occur.

Is there a dress code for Blue Man Group NYC?

There is no specific dress code for the show, though casual, comfortable clothing is suggested.

What language is Blue Man Group performed in?

Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy and non-verbal communication. Since the Blue Men don’t speak, Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds.

Is the Blue Man Group NYC wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately, the theatre is not wheelchair accessible, as there are 3 to 6 steps between the sidewalk to the entrance of the theatre lobby, and there are no elevators or escalators present within the building.