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All offers for Scientist Turned Comedian Tim Lee have expired.
The last date listed for Scientist Turned Comedian Tim Lee was Tuesday April 23, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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See the comics who made you laugh on Conan, The Tonight Show and your favorite TV sitcoms as they take the stage at the Brea Improv. Choose from a huge array of shows seven nights a week, where you can see the biggest names on the stand-up circuit or discover the latest up-and-comer on their way to stardom. Settle in with a cocktail, order some nachos and mozzarella sticks, and let the laughs begin. Please see the full event description for a current listing of shows and performers. Learn More
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Tim Lee is an amazing and intelligent comedian and I would recommend his show to groups of all backgrounds. Bought this event as a birthday gift to my friends and we ended up having one of the best nights! It was especially enjoyable since we're...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“A refreshing comic find.” —San Francisco Examiner
“Lee’s comedy is smart” —North County Times
“He’s kind of like Bruce Wayne but with a sense of humor.” —California Aggie
_ _ Watch videos of Tim’s comedy.
Tim wasn’t supposed to be a comedian. A biologist by training, he graduated magna cum laude from UC San Diego with honors in biology. He went on to complete his PhD at UC Davis. He spent years developing simulation and analytical models of population dynamics before he discovered that this bored him to tears. When he tried comedy for the first time, the tears stopped.
Tim has become an underground sensation with over 3 million views on his YouTube videos. Piggybacking that success, Tim took the show on the road selling out shows from New York to San Diego. Audiences hungry for comedy that is smart and funny flocked to the show. Lee’s comedy uses scientific phenomena and tools to explain everything from the hair that collects on a bar of soap to how his standards drop rapidly with abstinence.