NEW YORK, December 14, 2012 – Fans can get a taste of Amy Schumer’s comedy before the launch of her upcoming COMEDY CENTRAL series in the spring when she hits the road with Inside Amy Schumer: The Live Tour. The nationwide stand-up tour kicks off on Thursday, February 28 in Cincinnati, OH at Bogart’s and will travel to more than 30 cities with additional shows to be announced (full tour schedule at the end of this release). Inside Amy Schumer: The Live Tour marks the comedian’s first national tour with COMEDY CENTRAL and first performances at theater-size venues.
“Inside Amy Schumer” is the new series featuring Schumer’s provocative and hilariously wicked mind, as she explores topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life. Through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy, and man-on-the street candid interviews, Schumer tackles various themes such as “Denial,” “Getting Your Way,” and “Threesomes.”
“Inside Amy Schumer” premieres Tuesday, April 30 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT and is executive produced by Schumer and Daniel Powell with Head Writer Jessi Klein.
Schumer was recently featured as one of Variety’s “Top Ten Comics to Watch” and her hit one-hour special, titled “Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff,” aired earlier this year on COMEDY CENTRAL and was one of the highest-rated and most-watched stand-up specials in 2012 with over 1.6 million total viewers watching the premiere. In 2011, she released her first album “Cutting” on COMEDY CENTRAL Records. Schumer’s film credits include “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” starring Steve Carell and Keira Knightley and opposite Parker Posey in “Price Check.”
|February 28||Cincinnati, OH||Bogart’s|
|March 1||Indianapolis, IN||Egyptian Room|
|March 2||Minneapolis, MN||Varsity (2 Shows)|
|March 8||Chicago, IL||Vic Theatre|
|March 9||Milwaukee, WI||Pabst Theatre|
|March 10||Madison, WI||Barrymore Theatre||March 14,15,16||New York, NY||Gotham Comedy Club (5 Shows)||March 21||Englewood, NJ||Bergen Performing Arts Center||March 22||Glenside, PA||Keswick Theatre||March 23||Pala, CA||Pala Casino Spa and Resort||March 28||York, PA||Pullo Center for the Performing Arts||March 29||Easton, PA||State Theatre Center for The Arts||March 30||Mashantucket, CT||Fox Theatre||April 4||Columbus, OH||Capitol||April 5||St. Louis, MO||Pageant||April 6||Royal Oak, MI||Royal Oak Music Theatre||April 11||Washington DC||Sixth & I Synagogue|
|April 12||Tarrytown, NY||Tarrytown Music Hall|
|April 13||Albany, NY||The Egg|
|April 20||Orlando, FL||Plaza Live Orlando|
|April 26||Boulder, CO||Boulder Theatre|
|April 27||Kansas City, MO||Uptown Theatre|
|May 2||Sacramento, CA||Crest Theatre|
|May 3||Portland, OR||Aladdin Theatre|
|May 4||Eugene, OR||McDonald Theatre|
|May 5||Salem, OR||Historic Elsinore Theatre|
|May 10||Durham, NC||Durham Performing Arts Center|
|May 11||Tampa, FL||Ferguson Hall|
|May 16||San Antonio, TX||Empire Theatre|
|May 17||Dallas, TXA||House of Blues|
|May 18||Houston, TX||House of Blues|
|May 19||New Orleans, LA||House of Blues|
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