Friday, June 24, 2016

Amy Schumer Announces World Tour, Date Set for September 23 at Verizon Center

Amy Schumer visits Verizon Center, September 23rd

From our friends at Monumental Network...

Fresh off her live announcement on Thursday night to a sold out Madison Square Garden crowd, Amy Schumer will be embarking on a 50+ city world tour. Amy is the first female stand-up comedian to sell out MSG and will continue touring worldwide this fall. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 28 at 10 AM local time with an Artist presale Friday, June 24 at 10 AM through Monday, June 27 at 10 PM local time (Artist code: “amylive.”) Further information and tickets at

Amy is one of the entertainment industry’s leading forces as a standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director. She is the creator, star, writer and executive producer of the award winning “Inside Amy Schumer,” for Comedy Central.

“Inside Amy Schumer” won the 2015 US Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety Sketch series. Last autumn, the show was honored with the first-ever Emmy Award for “Outstanding Sketch Variety Series.” She was also nominated for “Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series,” and “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.” Schumer received honors for “Individual Achievement in Comedy” and “Outstanding Achievement in Comedy” from the US Television Critics Association in 2015. Additionally, she was awarded (US) The 2015 Critic’s Choice Television Award for “Best Actress in a Comedy Series.” Among the show’s many accolades, it also received the prestigious Peabody Award in 2014.

Simon & Schuster’s imprint Gallery Books will publish Schumer’s highly anticipated book The Girl with The Lower Back Tattoo on August 16th, 2016.

Schumer’s Universal Pictures hit Trainwreck dominated the 2015 summer comedy international box office. Amy wrote the film which co-starred Bill Hader, Tilda Swinton, Brie Larson, Lebron James and Vanessa Bayer. Judd Apatow directed the film which was nominated for two Golden Globes including Best Actress, Comedy or Musical, as well as Best Picture, Comedy or Musical.

Additionally, she won the Critic’s Choice Award for “Best Actress in a Comedy” and was nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award in the category of “Original Screenplay.”

Her one-hour HBO comedy special, “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo” directed by Chris Rock, premiered on October 17th, 2015 and was HBO’s most watched Saturday night comedy special debut since December 2009. The special earned her a Writers Guild nomination for Best Comedy/Variety Special.

Schumer recently wrapped production on the independent film Thank You For Your Service opposite Miles Teller for director Jason Hall. She is currently in production on the Untitled Mother-Daughter adventure comedy opposite Goldie Hawn for director Jonathan Levine.

Amy Schumer World Tour:
Friday, August 26, 2016, 3 Arena, Dublin, IRE
Sunday, August 28, 2016, Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, NLD
Tuesday, August 30, 2016, Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh, UK
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Hovet, Stockholm, SWE
Thursday, September 1, 2016, Oslo Spektrum, Oslo, NOR
Friday, September 2, 2016, Forum Copenhagen, Copenhagen, DNK
Saturday, September 3, 2016, O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester, ENG
Sunday, September 4, 2016, The O2 Arena, London, ENG
Thursday, September 15, 2016, Vina Robles Amphitheatre, Paso Robles, CA
Friday, September 16, 2016, Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA
Saturday, September 17, 2016, Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA
Friday, September 23, 2016, Verizon Center, Washington, DC
Saturday, September 24, 2016, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
Thursday, September 29, 2016, TD Garden, Boston, MA
Friday, September 30, 2016, MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA
Saturday, October 1, 2016, Oncenter War Memorial Arena, Syracuse, NY
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Wing Events Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Thursday, October 6, 2016, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
Friday, October 7, 2016, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI
Saturday, October 8, 2016, BB&T Arena, Highland Heights, KY
Sunday, October 9, 2016, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Legacy Arena at the BJCC, Birmingham, AL
Thursday, October 13, 2016, Savannah Civic Center, Savannah, GA
Friday, October 14, 2016, FedEx Forum, Memphis, TN
Saturday, October 15, 2016, Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA
Sunday, October 16, 2016, Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL
Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Thursday, October 20, 2016, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
Saturday, October 22, 2016, Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ
Sunday, October 23, 2016, The Forum, Inglewood, CA
Thursday, November 3, 2016, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO
Saturday, November 5, 2016, Bellco Theatre (2 shows) Denver, CO
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
Thursday, November 10, 2016, Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, QC
Friday, November 11, 2016, Bell Centre, Montreal, QC
Saturday, November 12, 2016, Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore, MD
Thursday, November 17, 2016, AT&T Arena, San Antonio, TX
Friday, November 18, 2016, Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX
Saturday, November 19, 2016, Choctaw Casino, Durant, OK
Sunday, November 20, 2016, Toyota Center, Houston, TX
Friday, November 25, 2016, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL
Saturday November 26, 2016, UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL
Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Rogers Place, Edmonton, AB
Thursday, December 1, 2016, Moda Center, Portland, OR
Friday, December 2, 2016, Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC
Saturday, December 3, 2016, Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA
Saturday, December 10, 2016, Perth Arena, Perth, AUS*
Monday, December 12, 2016, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, AUS*
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, AUS*
Thursday, December 15, 2016, Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, AUS*
Saturday, December 17, 2016, Vector Arena, Auckland, NZ*
Saturday, December 31, 2016, Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA
* On sale, Thursday, July 14th