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Chris Rock Adds Second Detroit Show 'Due To Overwhelming Demand'

DETROIT (CBS DETROIT) -- Comedian Chris Rock is adding a second show to his "Ego Death World Tour 2022" in Detroit due to high demand, 313 Presents announced Wednesday.

Rock's previous show scheduled at 8 p.m. on Sept. 16 at Fox Theatre will remain, adding another show at 8 p.m. on Sept. 17. Tickets for the second show will go on sale at 10 a.m. on April 1.

The demand comes days after Rock was slapped in the face by actor Will Smith at the Oscars on Sunday after making a joke about Jada Pinkett-Smith.

Ticket prices start at $49.50 and can be purchased at,, and the Xfinity Box Office at Little Ceasars Arena. Tickets for the Detroit show on Sept. 16 are still available, 313 Presents says.

Phones will not be permitted in the performance space and will be placed in specialized pouches. Guests will be able to access their phone in designated phone use areas within the venue and will be re-secured in the pouches before returning to the performance space.

It is Rock's first world tour in more than five years as he kicks it off Wednesday in Boston, Massachusetts.

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