SULLIVAN & SON's Roy Wood Jr. to Appear at Side Splitters in Tampa, 9/27-29
Side Splitters Comedy Club
Though he can currently be seen on the TBS sitcom 'Sullivan & Son' Roy's journey did not start there. Named by Entertainment Weekly as one of 12 comics to watch in 2009, Roy has been featured on the new season of CBS' THE LATE SHOW w/ David Letterman, HBO's DEF COMEDY JAM, TV One's 'The Funny Spot w/ Tony Rock', BBC's THE WORLD STANDS UP- LONDON, , CBS' LATE LATE SHOW w/ Craig Ferguson, NBC's Last Comic Standing, and Comedy Central's BOB & TOM COMEDY TOUR. He's also showcased at the prestigious MONTREAL COMEDY FESTIVAL and is a regular guest on the E! Network's 'CHELSEA LATELY'.
Roy has also appeared on 'COMEDY CENTRAL'S PREMIUM BLEND', BET's COMIC VIEW, CBS' STAR SEARCH (2003) , 'IT'S SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO' and LIVE IN HOLLYWOOD w/ KIKI SHEPPARD'.
A two-time nominee for APCA's title of 'Comedian of the Year' Roy works numerous college and university appearances into his schedule every year as well.
Roy has also carved a niche for himself in the world of radio. After graduating from Florida A&M University in 2001 he served as head writer and producer of the Buckwilde Morning Show WBHJ 95.7 JAMZ- Birmingham, AL until 2007. He has since returned to that very same station to host his own morning show 'The Roy Wood Jr Show: Good Morning' He is also a regular guest on the 'Bob & Tom Radio Show, a syndicated morning show heard by more than six million people every morning. His hilarious prank phone calls are also carried in almost 50 different radio markets including stations in Canada and England.
In addition to terrestrial radio, his prank calls are a main stay on Jaime Foxx's 'Foxxhole Station' on SIRIUS Satellite Radio.
These same prank calls have been compiled into three nationally released CD's. 2003′s 'MY MOMMA MADE ME WEAR THIS' , 2005′s 'CONFESSIONS OF A HIGH SCHOOL BENCH WARMER' and his newest CD, "I'LL SLAP YOU TO SLEEP"
Tickets are $10 in advance, $20 at the door for General Admission, or $12 in advance and $14 at the door for Preferred Seating, tickets can be purchased here. Showtimes are Thursday September 26 at 8:30, Friday September 27 at 8 pm and 10:15 pm, Saturday September 28th at 6 pm, 8 pm, and 10:15 pm, and Sunday at September 29th at 7 PM
FREE admission with the donation of non-perishable food items for the following showtimes: Thursday September 26 at 8:30pm, Friday September 27 at 10:15pm, Saturday September 28 at 6pm, Sunday September 29 at 7pm.