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Amy Schumer is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She ventured into comedy in the early 2000s before appearing as a contestant on the fifth season of the NBC reality competition series Last Comic Standing in 2007. From 2013 to 2016, she was the creator, co-producer, co-writer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, for which she received a Peabody Award and for which Schumer has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015.



Schumer wrote and made her film debut in a starring role in Trainwreck (2015), for which she received nominations for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. She published a memoir in 2016, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, which held the top position on The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list for two weeks. The same year, she was nominated for two Grammy Awards: for Best Comedy Album for Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, and Best Spoken Word Album for The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. In 2018, she starred in the comedy film I Feel Pretty and garnered a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for her Broadway debut in Meteor Shower.

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Original Broadway Production, 2017
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Amy Schumer Awards and Nominations

Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award

Amy Schumer, Meteor Shower

Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

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Gregg Rogell, Dean Delray, & Ty Barnett Highlight July 2024 Lineup at Comedy Cellar

The world-famous Comedy Cellar has announced the July 2024 lineup for its first West Coast location, an exact replica of its New York club, at Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Shakespeare & Company to Present THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Beginning Next Week

William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors takes over Shakespeare & Company's outdoor mainstage this summer, directed by Kate Kohler Amory July 13 through August 18 at the Arthur S. Waldstein Amphitheatre.
SAMANTHA BEE'S WITS END Announces Special Guests For July 9th Show At The Bell House

Samantha Bee's WITS END at The Bell House on July 9th will feature special guests Jon Glaser and Wyatt Cenac. Don't miss this exciting night of comedy and entertainment.
SLEEP NO MORE to Play Final Performance in September

Sleep No More will play its final performance on Sunday, September 29. Learn how to purchase tickets.
LAURA BENANTI: NOBODY CARES is Available to Stream on Audible Now

Laura Benanti's one-woman comedy show, Laura Benanti: Nobody Cares, is available exclusively now on Audible. Learn how to listen to the show here!
Video: Laura Benanti Returns as Melania Trump on THE LATE SHOW

Laura Benanti returned in her iconic portrayal of Melania Trump on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert! Check out the video here!
Mile Square Theatre Presents Ophira Eisenberg and Chris Gethard for PARENTING IS A JOKE Live Podcast

Join comedians Ophira Eisenberg and Chris Gethard for a hilarious evening at Mile Square Theatre on Friday, June 14 at 7pm as they explore the ups and downs of parenting through stand-up comedy.
Stand-up Comedy Comes to the New Bell Theater in Holmdel

Bell Theater has announced the launch of Bell Comedy Nights - five nights of side-splitting laughter with tickets priced from $35. Bell Comedy Nights are executive produced by Jessica Pilot (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) assisted by Vinnie Favale (The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central). 
Nikki Glaser Adds Second Show At Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

Nikki Glaser's 'Alive and Unwell Tour' adds a second show at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall due to popular demand.
Betsy Aidem, Francis Benhamou & More to Discuss PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC at 14Y

2024 Tony Award nominee Betsy Aidem will join her fellow cast members Francis Benhamou, Ari Brand, and Ethan Haberfield on Tuesday, May 21 at 7pm at the 14th Street Y for a conversation about the 2024 Tony Award nominated Best Play, Prayer for the French Republic.
Photos: LAURA BENANTI: NOBODY CARES Opens At the Minetta Lane Theatre

Audible is presenting an encore engagement of Laura Benanti: Nobody Cares, starring Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, live at Audible’s Minetta Lane Theatre. Check out photos from opening night.
Mike Birbiglia's Titles, Including THE OLD MAN AND THE POOL, Acquired By Concord Theatricals

Concord Theatricals has acquired the titles of Mike Birbiglia, with five of his stage works soon to be available for publishing and licensing worldwide.
THE JERSEY CITY COMEDY FESTIVAL Returns June 2024

Art House Productions have announced the return of this year's Jersey City Comedy Festival (JCCF) from June 11th to 15th, 2024, in Jersey City, NJ.
Feature: BroadwayWorld Cabaret Upcoming Show Roundup �" April 29 to May 5, 2024

Are you trying to plan your entertainment for the week or looking for a fun show to see this weekend? We have you covered with a few top picks for jazz, cabaret, comedy, and more! NYC has so many incredible events, but here are a few top picks to consider this week including Sheldon Harnick's birthday celebration and Kyle Dunnigan's new hour.
Video: Meet the Cast of John Krasinski's IF Starring Steve Carell

Meet the cast of John Krasinski's film IF and get a behind-the-scenes look at the cast for IF, the upcoming movie about the power of friendship, has just been released. The video features clips from several members of the star-studded cast including Steve Carell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Louis Gossett Jr., Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Amy Schumer, Chris Meloni, Sam Rockwell, and more. Watch the video here!
Dave Hill Brings New Stand-up Show CAVEMAN IN A SPACESHIP to London in May

Dave Hill (as seen on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Girls5eva, Joe Pera Talks with You, Inside Amy Schumer) is coming to London with his new stand-up show 'Caveman in a Spaceship' in May.
Ladies Of Laughter Contest Seeks Funny Women

Comedy producers are searching for America's funniest women in stand-up comedy to award over $10,000 in national comedy bookings and the 2024 Ladies of Laughter titles this coming July and August in the New York metropolitan area.
Listen: Jimmy Fallon and Meghan Trainor Sing 'Sweet Morning Heart' in Jerry Seinfeld's UNFROSTED

Jimmy Fallon and Meghan Trainor have paired up to sing the song Sweet Morning Heart, which is featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming Netflix film Unfrosted. Jerry Seinfeld writes, directs, and stars in the comedy, which is about the creation of the breakfast treat Pop-Tarts. Listen to the song here!
Comedian Ricky Sim's COMING OUT TO DEAD PEOPLE Will Make Off-Broadway Debut at Soho Playhouse in May

Following its sold-out engagements and multiple rave reviews from its run in the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it's Off-West End Soho Theatre debut, Flushing-based stand-up comedian and storyteller Ricky Sim brings his critically acclaimed hour 'Coming Out To Dead People' to debut on the Off-Broadway stage of Soho Playhouse from May 23rd - June 2nd, 2024.
Pittsburgh CLO Presents Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra At The Benedum Center In June

Pittsburgh CLO will present JEFF GOLDBLUM & THE MILDRED SNITZER ORCHESTRA at the Benedum Center for one performance only on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at 7:30PM.

Amy Schumer FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Amy Schumer been in?

Amy Schumer has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Amy Schumer been in?

Amy Schumer has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Amy Schumer been nominated for?

Amy Schumer has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her performance in "Meteor Shower" and for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for the same show.

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