Venue Details

12 Star Starred
Davis Square Theatre
Davis Square 255 Elm St. Somerville, MA 02143
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Member Tips

dress

Casual
1 said this

travel

Take public transit
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Parking is scarce
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dining

Food and drinks for purchase
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Goldstar Member
The weather was f*ing cold. I wore jeans and sweater.
dress Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
And by the way, the Davis Square Theater is NOT the Somerville Theater (cinema)-- just a block away next to the Foundry restaurant.
travel Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Great whiskey selections at the attached Saloon. Lots of casual restaurants and bars within easy walk (try Redbones BBQ).
dining Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred
Diane Elenbaas
Lots of fun places right outside the door on Elm Street. However, packed on weekend nights. Eat after the show!
dining Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

39 ratings
4.3 average rating
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16 events
13 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

The hostess was hostile, telling us we had to come back the doors didn't open unitl 5:30 and the show was at 6:00. My information said doors at 5:00 show at 5:30. She... continued

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4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 08 2014

Great intimate venue attached to a popular whiskey bar. The two warmup acts were fine, but Tim Lee was first rate. Only realized the next morning that all belly-laughs... continued

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62 events
41 reviews
12 stars
attended Feb 08 2014

I thought the combination of science & comedy was interesting, but not super funny. He is very personable & I like his stand up better than video presentation.

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Website

http://www.davissquaretheatre.com/shows/2013-09-20-scientist-turned...

About the Ticket Supplier: Tim Lee

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.