Tampa Theatre and Outback Presents are pleased to announce that Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian David Spade will be making Tampa Theatre’s historic stage a stop on his Catch Me Inside Tour!
Nominated in 1999 for an Emmy Award for his memorable role as Dennis Finch, the wise-cracking, power-hungry assistant on Just Shoot Me, David Spade became a household favorite during his five-year stint as a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. He was also nominated for a Golden Globe in 2000 and an American Comedy Award in 1999 for his work on NBC’s Just Shoot Me Spade continues to be a box office draw and continues to do stand-up tours nationwide.
Recently, Spade starred in the Netflix original comedy, The Wrong Missy, which was the number one movie on Netflix in the days following its release on May 13th, 2020. The film was also announced as the eighth most watched Netflix original movie in the company’s history. That same year, Spade also hosted his own late-night series Lights Out with David Spade on Comedy Central. The series followed The Daily Show at 11:30PM and featured Spade’s signature take on pop culture news of the day while incorporating field segments that mirror his popular Instagram stories.
In 2015, Spade reprised his role as the hilarious and endearing “white trash” misfit, Joe Dirt, in the sequel to the cult classic, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser, directed by Fred Wolf, with whom he also co-wrote the script. The film has been streamed over two million times, making it Crackle’s most watched original movie to date. Later that same year, Spade also released his memoir, Almost Interesting, through Dey Street Books, which went on to become a New York Times Bestseller.
Born in Birmingham, Michigan, and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Spade began his career by performing stand-up comedy in clubs, theaters and colleges across the country. He made his television debut on SNL and was soon after named the “Hot Stand-Up Comedian of the Year” by Rolling Stone magazine. As a writer and a performer on SNL for five years, he is best known for his memorable characters including the sarcastic “Hollywood Minute” reporter on “Weekend Update” and catch phrases like “And you are…?” and “Buh-Bye!”
Tickets range from $45-$90 plus applicable taxes and fees ($53.25-$101.50 total at the Box Office & $57.50-$107.75 total online), and will go on sale at 10:00am Friday, April 29.