Comedian Amy Schumer to Perform Live at Wells Fargo Center on September 24
Tuesday | July 5, 2016
Comedian Amy Schumer is set to perform live at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, September 24 as part of her 50+ city world tour.
Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, June 28 at 10 a.m. exclusively through WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Wells Fargo Center box office.
Schumer 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 Levin.