TAMPA, Fla. (July 7, 2017) – WUSF Public Media is proud to announce that it will host a live, on-stage performance of the hugely popular radio show “Snap Judgment” at the Tampa Theatre for a one-night-only engagement Friday, September 29.
“Snap Judgment is one of our most-captivating and innovative shows,” said WUSF Public Media General Manager JoAnn Urofsky. “This is a special chance for long-time fans and new fans to experience some of the edgiest new talent in storytelling in a live Snap Judgment.”
The show is coming to Tampa through the generous support of WUSF Public Media sponsors Frontier Communications and the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay.
Snap Judgment live shows are a more personal storytelling experience” src=”cid:image002.png@01D2F711.12969990″ alt=”image002.png” align=”left” hspace=”12″ v:shapes=”Picture_x0020_4″ class=”Apple-web-attachment” style=”width: 2.6562in; height: 1.8125in;”>, featuring host Glynn Washington leading a cast of five to seven authors, comedians and everyday people telling their personal stories on stage. A live band – in this case, the troupe Bells Atlas – provides the signature musical backdrop the show is known for. The cast for the Tampa show is being picked now.
The whole Snap ensemble travels through several U.S. cities. Depending on the mix of stories, show producers may include segments from various city performances for inclusion in the radio versions to be aired to the national audience upon the conclusion of the tour.
Snap Judgment is broadcast on 400 public radio stations nationwide, and has a podcast downloaded more than two million times every month.
Tickets for the Tampa performance begin at $38.50* and WUSF Members have first dibs on tickets during a pre-sale beginning July 17, using a checkout code provided by WUSF to members. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning July 20 for $48.50*. A limited number of VIP tickets that include access to the private cast party are available for $128.50*. For more information on the event, please visithttps://www.wusf.usf.edu/wusf_events/snap_judgment_2017. To purchase tickets, visit the Tampa Theatre website at http://tampatheatre.org/events/snap-judgment/.
Time: 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.
Date: Friday, September 29
Place: Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602
*plus applicable fees
Photo Caption: Snap Judgment Host Glynn Washington. Credit: Snap Judgment.