http://bit.ly/x0ZQQK). That's right after the theater's grand opening gala, scheduled for April 12 (http://www.howardtheatre.org/gala-tribute-concert.html). So it looks like Wanda Sykes will be the opening act for the reborn Howard Theatre. Tickets for the Wanda Sykes shows are now available.
Update: An apparent soft opening, featuring Wale, will take place on April 9. Tickets are available here.