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Blue Man Group Unveils Interactive Statue at Fashion Show Mall

April 13, 2011 by  

Blue Man Group Unveils Interactive Statue at Fashion Show Mall
Operation: Blue Takeover
took the Las Vegas Strip by storm today. In a rare and exciting event, members of Blue Man Group traveled to the Plaza at Fashion Show to celebrate the presentation of their interactive, 15-foot-tall statue (Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video).  

The Blue Men strike their signature pose

The Blue Men strike their signature pose

Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video.

KVVU Fox5’s MORE anchor Arran Andersen hosted the event, capturing the Blue Men discovering and interacting with the state-of-the-art display for the first time. During the event, Andersen hosted a trivia contest and gave away exclusive merchandise. The Blue Men were greeted with cheers as they joined the statue celebration. They interacted with the statue, pulling some members of the audience up to play with the “fan cam.” The Blue Men also used slingshots to shoot t-shirts and Twinkies into the crowd.

Blue Man Group statue at Fashion Show in Las Vegas

Blue Man Group statue at Fashion Show in Las Vegas

Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video.

To celebrate, a larger-than-life Twinkie cake designed by Freed’s Bakery of Las Vegas was presented to the Blue Men to commemorate their first visit to see their statue. A slice of the cake was offered to Arran with a lit sparkler, which was immediately put out by one of the Blue Men waiting quietly with a fire extinguisher. Complimentary Twinkies, a signature snack from Blue Man Group performances, were passed out for attendees to enjoy.

Blue Man Group with Arran Andersen

Blue Man Group with Arran Andersen

Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video.

Designed by YESCO LLC for Blue Man Group Las Vegas, the one-of-a-kind custom statue features two large, high-definition monitors and an interactive fan cam. The fan cam captures video of visitors and broadcasts it live on one of the monitors. The second monitor features exclusive Blue Man Group clips and content from the show.

The Blue Men interact with audience members and the statue

The Blue Men interact with audience members and the statue

Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video.

The crowd waits for Blue Man Group to arrive

The crowd waits for Blue Man Group to arrive

Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video.

KVVU Fox5's Arran Andersen with his welcome marquee in the background

KVVU Fox5's Arran Andersen with his welcome marquee in the background

Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video.

Blue Man Group and Arran Andersen of KVVU Fox5

Blue Man Group and Arran Andersen of KVVU Fox5

Photo credit: Jim Oberg / Las Vegas Photo and Video.

About Blue Man Group Las Vegas
Wildly popular around the world, Blue Man Group defies simple description. A musical feast? Yes. A roller coaster of comedy? Absolutely. A stunning mix of technology and raw imagination? You bet. It’s all that and so much more. This explosion of color, humor, music, and technology comes to life every night in the custom-built Blue Man Group theatre at The Venetian in Las Vegas. The show’s contagious energy engages the audience, thrilling adults and kids alike. It’s intense, exciting, interactive and above all – a must-see.

Ticket prices start at $59 plus tax and service fees. Call 702.414.9001 or 1.800.blueman for ticket and show information. Special military and children’s pricing available. Ask about Blue Man Group’s dinner and VIP packages. Visit www.blueman.com/vegas for more information.

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