Neill deGrasse Tyson


Neill deGrasse Tyson

Bring the nerds in your life to see famed astrophysicist and funny man Neill deGrasse Tyson at the Chicago Theatre May 16, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!

Neill deGrasse Tyson is a popular speaker on the mysteries of the universe, that astound the rest of us. Many of his thirteen books are written for the layperson, if that layperson wants to have his mind blown. He will be talking about his new book, “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.”

Neill DeGrasse Tyson began lecturing about the cosmos at the age of fifteen. He met and was encouraged by noted astronomer Carl Sagan, of “Cosmos” fame. Dr. Tyson graduated from Harvard. He became director of the Hayden Planetarium in the 90s and a lecturer at Princeton University. President George W. Bush invited him to serve on the “Moon, Mars and Beyond” commission. Tyson is a regular on the talk show circuit, most notably as a regular commentator on “The Late Sow with Stephen Colbert.”

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.” Neill deGrasse Tyson

The Chicago Theatre is located at 175 North State Street in the heart of the Loop. For tickets, go online to and follow the prompts.

Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes away from the Neill deGrasse Tyson show at the Chicago Theatre, offers free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.