Blue Man Group celebrates first year at Monte Carlo

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Blue Man Group celebrated its first anniversary of the show’s move to Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino last week.

Since the move, Blue Man Group has used:

  • 2,124 Twinkies
  • 18,585 marshmallows
  • 2,655 gallons of paint
  • 3,186 drum sticks
  • 74,340 cubic feet of helium
  • 272,934 feet of streamers

Before the show even begins, Blue Man Group takes fans on a luminescent-infused journey with a nightly parade on the casino floor. The performers launch a “percussipede,” or a musical centipede of percussion instruments, musicians, robots and puppets co-created with 3-D designer Michael Curry.

These same elements are later found in the production, along with a giant brain drum, a set of smoke drums and a Neuronulum, a pipe instrument.

Blue Man Group performs at 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Monte Carlo Theatre.

Nicole Lucht

Born with a suitcase in her hand, Nicole Lucht has been a lifelong traveler. As the child of an American soldier, she spent her childhood traveling the U.S. and Europe, becoming an early apprentice of the tourism trade. When she left the nest, her nomadic nature led her to earn her wings as a flight attendant for the world’s largest airline. Today, Nicole reports and writes about the shows and events happening in Las Vegas. Follow Nicole on Google+ and Twitter.

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