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Theater Wit
1229 West Belmont Chicago, IL 60657
773-975-8150
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from cbox
5 events 1 review

Tim Lee was hysterical (and if you're hysterical at 4 in the afternoon, you're pretty dang funny)! The opening comedian left something to be desired, but Tim was very good.

reviewed Dec 04 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Cynthia Pearson
23 events 3 reviews

Funny and very very clever.

reviewed Dec 04 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from WindyDavy
Red Velvet 324 events 83 reviews

Well, what a surprise! Standing in line and standing in line, waiting for the house to open, eager to see Tim based on his YouTube material, only to be greeted by someone else. WTF? And another one after that? Am I going to get out of here on...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

Visit Tim Lee’s YouTube page see his videos.
“Very cerebral comedy” —The New York Times
“A refreshing comic find” —San Francisco Examiner
“Like what would happen if you crossed your high-school chem teacher with George Carlin” —Boston Phoenix

Description

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 Lee has performed for clubs, colleges and companies across the USA. He draws heavily on his science background to twist abstract theory into thought provoking comedy.  

Tim’s films have screened at film festivals across the country and been broadcast internationally. He is one of the Top 100 most subscribed comedians on Youtube. He’s done a commercial for the NHL  opposite Jonathan Cheechoo and was the Spare the Air Guy pictured in TV commercials, and on posters, trains and buses.

<em>Celebrating Placido</em> <em>Spamilton</em> <em>Hedwig and the Angry Inch</em> <em>10 Out of 12</em> <em>Slapstick Sonata</em> <em>Saturday Night Fever</em>