Photos: Salt Lake Arts students keep the beat with Blue Man Group

The Salt Lake Tribune

Published: April 2, 2014 02:50PM
Updated: April 2, 2014 09:17PM
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Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune BLUE MAN GROUP music director and percussionist, Jesse Nolan, right, and Blue Man Brian Tavener, left, talk with music and theater students at Salt Lake Arts Academy Wednesday April 2, 2014.

Blue Man Group members Brian Tavener, left, and Jesse Nolan, the ensemble’s music director and percussionist, give students at the Salt Lake Arts Academy an inside look into the magic of staging a multi-media theatrical spectacle on Wednesday. Nolan, Tavener and percussionist Anthony Riscica worked with students on non-verbal acting and percussion-based music exercises during the hour-long workshop. The group is performing at Kingsbury Hall through Sunday.

The Blue Man Group plays Kingsbury Hall

The show, featuring the three bald, blue characters who drum PVC pipes to spectacular lighting effects, performs an eight-show run in Salt Lake City.

When • April 1-April 6; Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 and 6:30 p.m.

Where • Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $32.50-$64.50, weekdays; $54.50-$69.50 weekends; at 801-581-7100 or kingsburyhall.utah.edu.