Neil deGrasse Tyson to speak at Embassy Theatre May 21


Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will present a multi-media lecture at the Embassy Theatre. The event, entitled “An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson – An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies,” is Tuesday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $49, $75, $99, $125, $249 (plus applicable fees). Tickets go on sale 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at, the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy and by phone at 800.745.3000. An Embassy member presale starts today. Limited number of tickets include a post-show meet and greet ($249). Limited number of tickets include a signed show poster ($125).

American astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, Neil deGrasse Tyson has become the face of modern astrophysics and is credited with the revitalized popularity of science in America. A New York City native, Tyson is host of StarTalk Radio and TV show along with FOX’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. He is a New York Times bestselling author of 10 books and a frequent guest on The Daily Show. Appointed by President Bush to commissions studying the future of the U.S. aerospace industry and the implementation of the U.S. space exploration policy, Tyson is also the recipient of 18 honorary doctorates and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given by NASA to non-government citizens.

Information on upcoming performances are available at the Embassy Theatre’s website: