TAMPA FRINGE FESTIVAL WILL HOST TAMPA NEWS FORCE LIVE!
News Force is bringing their live show, "Tampa News Force
Live" to the 7th Annual Tampa International Fringe Festival
in an exciting, new-but-traditional format: a late-night TV
The local creators of Tampa Bay-centric satire and parody will
put on a show after the fashion of "The Tonight Show" (when
it was good) and other staples of a soon-to-be bygone era. "Tampa
News Force Live" will feature co-hosts Josh Santos and
Clark Brooks, music, comedy, special guests and some
surprises, all presented in front of live "studio" audiences.
Among the special guest performers will be local burlesque superstar
Katie James as Miss TNF.
21+ - 60 Minutes
May 11, 2023 at 8:45 am
May 12, 2023 at 10:30 pm
May 13, 2023 at 10:30 pm
Tickets: $15.00 (plus festival fees)
Ticketing and Fringe information: https://www.tampafringe.org
Location: The Kress Building: Screendoor Venue - 1624
E 7th Ave #228 Tampa FL 33605 (Directions/Map)
ABOUT JOSH SANTOS:
An original founder of Tampa News Force, Josh is originally
from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and now performs stand-up comedy all
over the Tampa Bay Area in addition to providing digital media
consultations and production services to clients of all industries.
His work includes TV Broadcast Spots, Film Premieres, Social
Media Ad Campaigns, Email Campaigns, Magazine/Print Design,
Web Design and Management.
ABOUT CLARK BROOKS:
Hailing from Benton Harbor, Michigan, Clark serves as the Senior
Supreme Executive Content Editor and a contributing writer for
Tampa News Force. He is also a stand-up comedian who has performed
with acclaimed comics like Josh Blue, Lynne Koplitz, and Carl
LaBove among others. To date, he has authored two books.
ABOUT KATIE JAMES:
Katie James, known as “The Bombshell Ballerina,” has been
bringing her unique brand of beauty and poise to burlesque stages
around the world on land and sea for the past twelve years.
As a third-generation dancer/burlesque performer, bumping, grinding
and ballet are in her blood, and she has nearly a lifetime of
professional dance training to back it up. Katie is also a powerhouse
producer and the mastermind behind “Femmes & Follies,” the largest
show in Tampa for 9 years running, enjoyed by diehard burlesque
fanatics and newcomers alike. Though it’s not just audiences
who’ve enjoyed the fruits of Katie’s labors—over the years she
has raised over $100,000 with her annual animal rescue benefit
show. Outside of burlesque, Katie enjoys working as a backup
dancer for rock bands and empowering others to rekindle their
sex appeal through movement in her classes.
ABOUT TAMPA NEWS FORCE:
Tampa News Force (TNF) serves as an outlet for producing a variety
of comedic content. TNF publishes comedy content daily at http://tampanewsforce.com
as well as producing films, video sketches, live shows and more.
To date, TNF has provided a creative platform for more than
60 local comedians, writers and other performers.
Facebook Event Page: https://fb.me/e/QfSiXKT8