Tampa Theatre and Outback Presents are proud to announce that multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer Rodney Carrington – one of the top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the past two decades – will make a stop on Tampa Theatre’s historic stage at 7:00pm Saturday, May 20.
A platinum-recording artist, Rodney’s recorded eight major record label comedy albums, followed by three albums on his own record label, Laughter’s Good Records. Rodney’s album, Get Em Out, (released 2019) hit No. 1 on iTunes, and his album Here Comes the Truth (released 2017) climbed to No. 3 on the comedy charts, accruing tens of millions of streams on Spotify and even spawned a Netflix special.
Rodney broke through with his major-label comedy CD debut Hangin’ With Rodney in 1998. The next few years saw nine more Top 10 comedy albums: Live, Morning Wood, Nutsack, Greatest Hits, King of the Mountains, El Nino Loco, C’mon Laugh You Bastards, Laughter’s Good and The Hits, all of which continue to receive radio airplay and regularly place on the national comedy charts. Hangin’ With Rodney and Morning Wood earned RIAA gold record certification, and his Greatest Hits (a double CD) album reached platinum status. Rodney also released Make it Christmas which features his original song “Camouflage and Christmas Lights,” a tribute to our military.
Rodney also added “author” to his list of accomplishments with the release of his book Rodney Carrington, Coming Clean, published by Hatchette Books.
Over the years, he’s starred in his own TV sitcom, Rodney, which ran for two seasons on ABC; co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film, Beer for My Horses, which won the Tex Ritter Award from the ACM; and starred in his own Netflix special, Here Comes The Truth. Rodney’s also appeared on countless other TV shows, including the ACA (American Country Awards), hosting the American Country New Year’s Eve Live show on FOX, and won “Supporting Character of the Year” from the CMT Music Video Awards for his appearance on the Trace Adkins’ music video “I Got My Game On.”
Tickets range from $59.50-$69.50 plus applicable taxes and fees (from $68.75-$79.50 total at the Box Office & from $73.75-$84.75 total online), and will go on sale at 10:00am this Friday, Feb. 17 online at www.TampaTheatre.org and at the Tampa Theatre Box Office, located at 711 N. Franklin Street. Mature Audiences Only!
A limited number of VIP Meet & Greet tickets will also be available in advance for $199.50 plus applicable fees and taxes ($219.25 total at the Box Office & $230.25 total online), which include one excellent seat location in the first five rows, a VIP Tour Laminate, and a meet & greet/photo op with Carrington.
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