Blue Man Group Collaborates on Upcoming Animated "Robots" Score; Performs at Premiere

News   Blue Man Group Collaborates on Upcoming Animated "Robots" Score; Performs at Premiere The Off-Broadway hit Blue Man Group adds film scoring to the team's growing, multi-faceted resume as the team collaborate on the upcoming animated feature "Robots."

Blue Man Group joined acclaimed composer John Powell on the score for the upcoming 20th Century Fox film starring the voices of Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Greg Kinnear, Mel Brooks, Robin Williams, and Amanda Bynes.

"Robots," as show materials explain, "takes place in a wondrously clanking universe populated solely by mechanical beings." BMG provides the metal world setting of "Robot City" with "over 25 metal percussion instruments created specifically to accent the score."

The "Robots" soundtrack will be released on Virgin Records March 1 followed by the original motion picture score released by Varese Sarabande March 15. The blue trio will perform at the film's world premiere in Los Angeles March 6> "Robots" opens nationwide March 11. For more details, visit www.robotsmovie.com.

Created by founders Matt Goldman, Chris Wink and Phil Stanton, Blue Man Group has theatrical productions running Off-Broadway, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas and forthcoming stagings in Berlin and Toronto.

The silent blue-skinned trio have also proved a viable talent offstage since their Off Broadway debut in 1991, having toured to promote their 2003 second album "The Complex" following their Grammy-nominated 1999 debut album "AUDIO." The threesome have also continued to appear in television commercials for Intel and were recently featured in the Emmy Award-winning Fox television show, "Arrested Development." Blue Man Group: Tubes plays at the Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St. Tickets are available through (212) 307-4100. For more information on Blue Man Group, visit the website at www.blueman.com

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