Emmy® Award-Winning Stand-Up Comic Wanda Sykes Heads to Wilson Center This Winter

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College is thrilled to announce that Emmy® award-winning stand-up comic, writer, actress, and producer Wanda Sykes will perform at the Wilson Center on January 27, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. Wanda has been entertaining audiences for over twenty years and has ranked among Entertainment Weekly’s “25 Funniest People in America,” Her peers have called her “one of the funniest stand-up comics” in the field.

Wanda can currently be seen in season 2 of Netflix’s comedy The Upshaws, which she is writing, co-showruning and starring in. Her fifth and latest standup special, Wanda Sykes: Not Normal, is currently streaming on Netflix and was nominated for two 2019 Primetime Emmy® awards; “Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special” and “Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special.” The special also received a Broadcast Critic Award nomination.

Tickets will be available online to Wilson Center Members beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, with tickets going on sale online to the general public on Friday, December 9, 2022, at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online or by contacting the Ticket Central box office. Ticket Central is open for telephone and in-person sales from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday only. Ticket Central may be reached by telephone at 910.362.7999; questions may also be directed to tickets@wilsoncentertickets.com.

This event will be a phone-free experience. Use of phones, smart watches, and accessories will not be permitted in the performance space. Upon arrival at the venue, all phones, smart watches, and accessories will be secured in individual Yondr pouches that will be opened at the end of the event. Anyone seen using a device during the performance will be escorted out of the venue by security.

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