Scheduled for April 30
LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 14, 2016) — Comedian Amy Schumer will appear at Rupp Arena on April 30, according to a press release. Schumer, star of the Comedy Central show “Inside Amy Schumer” and the hit film “Trainwreck,” begins her tour April 7 in Reading, Penn. Tickers for the Rupp Arena show go on sale Friday.
“Inside Amy Schumer” recently won the Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety Sketch series. Last fall 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 Television Critics Association in 2015. Additionally, she was awarded 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.