Andrew Seraphin
The Wilbur Theatre


Bill Nye Comes to The Wilbur

WHAT:             On Thursday, December 18th, 2014, Bill Nye is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.

Bill Nye is a mechanical engineer who wants the world to know and appreciate the passion, beauty, and joy (the P, B, & J) of science.  While working on 747’s at Boeing, he entered and won the Steve Martin Look-Alike Contest in Seattle, which led to his performing as a standup comic.  He met a few other comedians and started submitting jokes to Almost Live, Seattle’s own comedy show.  There, Bill came up with the Science Guy character and quickly realized that he wanted to create a kids’ show about science.  Eleven years later, The Bill Nye the Science Guy show had won 18 Emmys.  These days, Bill travels around the globe exhorting his audiences to—Change the World.

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WHEN:          Thursday, December 18th, 2014 – 8:00PM

COST:             $35-$68

WHERE:         The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700

TICKETS:        Visit, or call the box office at 617.248.9700

About The Wilbur:

Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.

The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit, or call 617.248.9700.