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Charlie Sheen Revamps Show: Standing Ovation in Chicago

Never let it be said that Charlie Sheen does not learn his lesson. After being booed off stage on the opening night of his "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option" tour in Detroit on Saturday, Sheen revamped his show for night two in Chicago -- and scored a standing ovation.

According to a report in The Hollywood Reporter, the new show began with a question and answer segment between Sheen and an unknown questioner. The audience must have liked what it heard, because it chanted "Detroit sucks," according to tweets posted online by several attendees, including the Chicago Sun-Times' Richard Roeper.

However, Roeper was not particularly impressed, tweeting:

"We are about 45 minutes into this. Whatever you're doing right now, including sleeping, it's probably more engaging than this."

Roeper was surprised that after a 10-minute break, about "95%" of the audience remained for the rest of the show.

When it was over, Sheen got a standing ovation, according to a tweet from radio host Roe Conn. 

The show at the 3,600-seat Chicago Theatre was sold out.

That may not be the case when the tour hits New York City. THR said as of Monday morning 1,685 tickets were available for the show at Radio City Music Hall on Stubhub, some for as little as $24. That's a far cry from their $126 face value.

"I wouldn't be surprised if prices came down even further," said Stubhub spokeswoman Joellen Ferrera told the New York Post. "We could definitely see close to a fire sale."


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