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Upright Citizens Brigade: The George Lucas Talk Show

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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Upright Citizens Brigade: The George Lucas Talk Show

Wednesday, November 13

Space Shuttle Pavilion

8:00pm–9:30pm

Doors open at 7:00pm

General: $15

Museum members: $10


The George Lucas Talk Show is hosted by comedian Connor Ratliff (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Chris Gethard Show) as George Lucas, creator of Star Wars. He is joined by sidekick Watto, Griffin Newman (Our Cartoon President, The Tick) and a variety of guests who appear as themselves.

Tonight’s special guests include NASA’s Steve Howell, Kepler exoplanet researcher and astrophysicist, and primatologist and comedian, Natalia Reagan. Together, they will explore the parallels between the Star Wars universe and the strikingly similar exoplanets discovered in our own Milky Way Galaxy.

Yes…there is a Tatooine! Could it possibly be inhabited by Jawas?!


Ages 21+

Wine & beer available to purchase with valid ID.

WHO'S IN THE CAST

Connor Ratliff

Connor Ratliff is a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and he can be seen at UCB Hell's Kitchen every Friday night performing with The Stepfathers and every Sunday night performing in UCBT's longest-running show, ASSSSCAT 3000. TV credits include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Orange Is The New Black, The Chris Gethard Show, Search Party, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Broad City. He has a critically acclaimed new podcast called Dead Eyes, the first episode of which can be heard on Earwolf Presents.


Griffin Newman

Griffin Newman is human being based out of New York City specializing in handing out paperwork on camera. Griffin also regularly performs stand-up comedy, and hosts the podcast GRIFFIN AND DAVID PRESENT on the UCB Comedy network. He is a fan of the actor Vin Diesel.


TONIGHT'S SPECIAL GUESTS


Steve Howell

Dr. Steve B. Howell is currently the head of space science and astrobiology for the NASA Ames Research Center. Steve received his PhD in astrophysics from the University of Amsterdam and has worked in many aspects of astronomy including pioneering the use of charge-coupled devices in astronomy, building new technology instruments for ground and space-based telescopes, and university research, education, and public outreach programs. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area and enjoys scientific challenges, the great outdoors, vegetarian gourmet cooking and playing blues music…and yes, he still considers Pluto a planet.


Natalia Reagan

Natalia Reagan is an anthropologist, primatologist, comedian and writer. She received her MA in anthropology after studying the effects of deforestation on the Azuero spider monkey in rural Panama. She has published chapters in the International Encyclopedia of Primatology, ACS’s Hollywood Chemistry and Congreso de Antropología Panameña. She is known for combining humor and science to help spread science literacy to the general public. She most recently was a comedy writer and correspondent on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk.

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