Jo Koy set to bring laughs to Tampa Theatre

Funny Filipino plays on February 16.


I’ve always thought that my titos and titas were funny people, but seeing Jo Koy on Netflix made me believe that Filipinos could also be hilarious outside of the sketch comedy most of my country people watch on ABS-CBN (one of the Philippines’ biggest TV networks). The 47-year-old Fil-Am (Filipino-American) just recorded a forthcoming special at Honolulu’s Blaisdell Arena, and he brings his “Break the Mold” tour to downtown’s gorgeous historic theater.

Jo Koy. Sat. Feb. 16, 7 p.m. $38.50-$48.50. Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St., Tampa. 7 p.m.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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