Be careful, “Star Wars” followers, the Upright Residents Brigade is headed to your galaxy far, far-off.
The UCB troupe will use the Drive of comedy (see what I did there?) to tackle one of the iconic science fiction franchises in historical past tonight (Nov. 13) on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York Metropolis (House.com’s dwelling port). The present can be hosted by comedian Connor Ratliff (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,”) as “Star Wars” creator George Lucas. He’ll be joined by Watto (an odd selection for a sidekick), portrayed by Griffin Newman (“The Tick”).
Some actual scientists could be part of this comedian Rise up, as nicely.
“This present’s particular friends embrace NASA’s Steve Howell, Kepler exoplanet researcher and astrophysicist, and primatologist and comic, Natalia Reagan,” reads an Intrepid occasion description. “Collectively, they are going to discover the parallels between the Star Wars universe and the strikingly related exoplanets found in our personal Milky Manner galaxy. Sure … there is a Tatooine! May it probably be inhabited by Jawas?!”
Like all “Star Wars” film expertise, you have to tickets to see if science or the Darkish Facet win the day. Tickets for adults age 21 and up can be found for $15, and $10 for Intrepid museum members.
You possibly can study how to buy tickets here and more about the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space museum here. And, or course, could the Drive be with you, all the time.