paint, the members of the Blue Man
Group resemble some sort of curious crazy blue
mutants. Their latest production Bluephoria
(playing at the
Monte Carlo Resort) is the perfect opportunity to enjoy The Blue Man
Shows unusual and unique brand of entertainment.
While they are musicians, it's a bit difficult to call them a “band” as
none of the Blue Men speak in public, let alone sing. Rather, they play
bizarre, custom-built instruments crafted from materials like PVC pipes
and breakfast cereal. The range of sounds they're able to make with
these inventions is extraordinary impressive – keep your ears open for
covers of classic rock songs!
The Blue Men are also artists, but instead of sculpting with clay they
create their masterpieces using marshmallows. While most painters would
use a brush, the Blue Men decorate canvases by shooting paintballs from
their mouths or with the splatter from their drumming.
A slight warning to those who tend to dress their best for a night out
in Vegas – you might want to avoid sitting in the first few rows! During
certain parts of the show gooey substances like paint and food get
tossed around, and those sitting close to the front are in the spray
zone. It's a fun place to be if you want to feel like part of the show,
and ponchos are handed out before the antics begin to help protect your
clothes. There's plenty of audience participation, so even if you don't
get smeared with banana you still might end up wrapped in paper or
pulled on stage.
The Blue Man Group's style often defies description, and seeing their
revamped 2013 new show at the
Monte Carlo is an experience to be remembered. You'll have a blast at Bluephoria, and compared to many other shows on the Strip, tickets are
quite reasonably priced.