Courtesy of the Music Hall
The queer and black comedian, actress, and advocate has
grown accustomed to walkouts from Trump supporters
during her recent stand-up shows. Thanks to her no-holds-barred stance on the Cheeto-in-Chief, she took no issue walking away from a high-paying writing gig on the reboot of Roseanne after Roseanne Barr tweeted some racist shit and blamed it on her Ambien prescription
. A supporter and frequent visitor of Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center
for homeless and at-risk LGBTQ youth, Sykes is no stranger to the Motor City. This time around, her performance will be filmed for her upcoming Netflix comedy special
, due out later this year.
Wanda Sykes will perform on Saturday, Feb. 9, doors open at 6 p.m., performance and filming begin promptly at 8 p.m. at the Music Hall; 350 Madison St., Detroit; 313-887-8500; musichall.org; Tickets start at $54.50, (cell phones are not allowed and guests will be given Yondr pouches to secure their devices.)
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