The critically-hailed Blue Man Group Chicago, continuing its open run at the Briar Street Theatre (3133 N. Halsted), is delighted to announce Jeremy Smith as the production’s new Resident General Manager. Smith joins Blue Man Group with more than 20 years of experience with top performing arts organizations such as The Second City, American Players Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare Theater, among others. 
“Jeremy’s extensive knowledge of the Chicago theatre scene combined with his passion, care and dedication make him a tremendous asset to Blue Man Group’s Chicago production,” said Blue Man Group Senior Resident General Manager Mary Grisolano. “He is a natural collaborator and has a fresh perspective that will ensure continued success at the Briar Street Theatre.”
In his new position with Blue Man Group Chicago, Smith will oversee the Chicago production while ensuring that Blue Man Group’s values and vision are supported across the organization.
“I am thrilled to join the team at Blue Man Group Chicago and already feel invigorated to maintain the company’s longstanding mission and values,” said Smith. “Similar to our show’s content, the plans we have for the Chicago production are new, unconventional and abstract but that’s what makes this moment exciting.”

Smith received his BFA in Theater Management and Promotions from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He currently resides in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood.