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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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Sam Morrison's Acclaimed Solo Show SUGAR DADDY To Play Pride Week Encore Engagement At Soho Playhouse

Comedian Sam Morrison's acclaimed solo show Sugar Daddy, which premiered Off Broadway at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) earlier this year and played an encore engagement, will return for a limited Pride Week engagement from June 21 - June 24, 2023.

Will Laura Benanti and Sterling K. Brown Square Off In ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST On Broadway?

Three-time Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown and Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti will star in a reading of a new Broadway-aimed stage production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest on May 18 in New York City.

LOVE LETTERS Starring Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti Adds Performances at Irish Rep

Irish Repertory Theatre has added five additional performances for Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, directed by Ciarán O’Reilly (Endgame), starring Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti.

Chelsea Table and Stage to Present CORMACK AND GUINN: BUT SERIOUSLY... FOLK in May

Amelia Cormack (Hadestown) and Allison Guinn (Hair, On The Town) are multi-instrumentalist Broadway babes and fellow Madame Thenardiers! They met on the National Tour of Les Miserables and discovered a mutual love of folk music. This dynamic duo will perform their unique takes on some old favorites, some originals and some hits from David Bowie and Led Zeppelin!

Summer Concert Series On The Rooftop At Pier 17 Celebrates Fifth Season At The Seaport With Lineup Of Over 60 Shows 

The Rooftop at Pier 17, New York City's most scenic outdoor concert venue is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its popular Summer Concert Series at the Seaport with over 60 shows slated from May through October.

Danielle Ferland to Make Solo Concert Debut With SING FOR YOUR GHOSTS at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present original Into the Woods star Danielle Ferland in her solo concert debut, “Sing for Your Ghosts,” with two shows on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, both at 7:00 PM.

Comedian Dan Soder Comes To Boulder Theater, October 7

Comedy Works Entertainment welcomes DAN SODER to Boulder Theater on Saturday, October 7 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $35.00-$55.00 plus applicable fees and go on sale Friday, April 14.

Kyle Dunnigan Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square This Week

Most recently Kyle has filmed a pilot for his own series on Comedy Central. He is an Emmy, Peabody and Writer's Guild Award winning comedy writer. He also won an Emmy for the most outstanding original music for the song Girl You Don't Need Make Up.

Comedian Rory Scovel Comes To Boulder Theater, October 6

Comedy Works Entertainment welcomes RORY SCOVEL: THE LAST TOUR to Boulder Theater on Friday, October 6 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $35.00 plus applicable fees and go on sale Friday, April 7th at 10am.

Mark Normand Will Embark on Debut Australian Tour For May"June 2023

Fun-loving New York comedian Mark Normand will embark on his first-ever Australian tour this May–June.  

THE IVY LEAGUE OF COMEDY Comes To Warner Theater This May

The Warner Theatre will welcome comedians Ted Alexandro, Andy Pitz and Shaun Eli of The Ivy League of Comedy to the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 8 pm!

Sam Morril Adds Second Show At Paramount Theatre, June 22

Comedy Works Entertainment presents SAM MORRIL: THE CLASS ACT TOUR at Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO on Thursday, June 22nd.

Words From the Wings: WICKED's Kimber Elayne Sprawl Shares Her Favorite Show Moments, and More!

We're chatting with Kimber Elayne Sprawl who recently joined the cast of Wicked as Nessarose! Kimber told us all about her pre-show rituals, favorite moments to watch from the wings, and more!

Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Melissa Errico & David Staller to Lead THE LETTERS SERIES at Irish Rep

Irish Repertory Theatre will present The Letters Series, featuring Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty & George Bernard Shaw, directed by Charlotte Moore. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Andrew Rannells, Daveed Diggs & More Join Third TROLLS Movie Musical

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake will return for the new chapter in DreamWorks Animation’s blockbuster musical franchise: Trolls Band Together. The new film will also feature Andrew Rannells, Daveed Diggs, Camila Cabello, Amy Schumer, Zooey Deschanel, RuPaul Charles, and more. Watch the trailer video for the new film now!

Laura Benanti, Lily Rabe & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival 2023 Summer Season

Programming has been confirmed for the 2023 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season.

Jeff Goldblum and The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra Come to Segerstrom Center For The Arts

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present the debut of Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra on Friday, July 21, 2023 at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

Extra London Show At Hammersmith Apollo Announced For Phil Wang's Biggest Ever International Stand-up Tour

Hot on the heels of announcing a major Autumn nationwide extension for his biggest ever international tour, Phil Wang (That's My Time with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Live At The Apollo) announces an extra London show at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on the 23rd February 2024.

Sam Morril Comes to the Paramount Theatre in June

Comedy Works Entertainment presents SAM MORRIL: THE CLASS ACT TOUR at Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO on Thursday, June 22nd at 7:00pm.

LADIES OF LAUGHTER, Broadway's Julie Benko And More Announced At For Emelin Theatre 50th Anniversary Season

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts has announced the lineup for its 50th Anniversary season.


Amy Schumer has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Amy Schumer has not appeared in the West End

Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Meteor Shower and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Meteor Shower .

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