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Victor Wong Fellows 2024

Victor Wong Fellows 2024

Black Excellence Revue Returns to The Second City

Black Excellence Revue Returns to The Second City

The 2024 Black Excellence Revue, titled Black By Popular Demand, is a groundbreaking comedy experience presented by The Second City. Back to banish the winter blues and fill the Windy City with laughter and good vibes, this show opens February 9, 2024, and runs through May 25, 2024.

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