The Wilbur Theater crowd had “a lot of extra energy” Thursday, an employee told The Post, and the audience’s passion was evident from the start of Rock’s 8 p.m. set, according to fans.
On Wednesday night, Rock’s first show since the Sunday night Oscars drama, the comedian told the Beantown crowd he was “still processing” being slapped by Smith and that he would talk about the incident at “some point.”
There was a feeling of déjà vu at the historic theater during the second night of Rock’s performances. The comedian once again wore an all-white outfit, and for the second night in a row, a fan was removed.
Boston resident Emily DePina to security as she was booted from the venue. Alana Hylton, 35, sat in the front row with DePina and was kicked out along with her.
“We weren’t heckling Chris Rock. We had front-row seats. We were endorsing him, responding to his jokes. He was interacting with us but security took us out.”
Rock was scheduled to play two more sets at the Wilbur on Friday before heading to Atlantic City for a pair of shows at the Borgata, where tickets on secondary markets were selling for more than $1,000.