The George Lucas Talk Show

Fri 7 – Sat 8 Apr 23 90 minutes

Comedian Connor Ratliff (Dead Eyes, Marvellous Mrs. Maisel) appears as George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, and interviews guests like a “normal talk show”. He is joined by sidekick Watto, played by Griffin Newman (Blank Check, The Tick), and show producer Patrick Cotnoir. The show ran for over 6 years at the UCB Theatre in New York and has been streaming on Twitch since 2020.

Previous guests include Seth Meyers, Weird Al, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Hamm, Kevin Smith, Nicole Byer, Ira Glass, Lea Thompson, Ben Schwartz, Peter Serafinowicz, Ahmed Best, Tony Hale, David K. Harbour, D’Arcy Carden, Solo writer Jon Kasdan, Rogue One writers Gary Whitta and Chris Weitz, and musicians like Aimee Mann.

Connor Ratliff is an actor, improviser, and stand-up comic from New York. He is a former contributor for the Chris Gethard Show and the host of the hit podcast, Dead Eyes. His work can be seen on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Search Party, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and live at Raaaaaatscraaaaaps in New York City.

Griffin Newman is an actor and podcaster from New York. He’s most known for his roles as Arthur on the Amazon Prime version of The Tick and as Orko on the Netflix adaptation of Masters of the Universe. He also hosts Blank Check, a comedic film podcast, with the Atlantic’s David Sims.

Patrick Cotnoir is a talent booker and generally funny guy from New York. His past credits include talent booking for Marvel and The Chris Gethard Show. He currently handles guests for Raaaaaatscraaaaaps, The George Lucas Talk Show, and the Exactly Right (My Favorite Murder) podcast network.

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