The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is proud to announce the exclusive Las Vegas Residency of Amy Schumer and Friends. Schumer will headline a series of comedy shows at The Chelsea theater throughout the year commencing Aug. 10, 2018 followed by performances on Aug. 11, Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 (Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com).
“We’re thrilled to have Amy Schumer back at The Chelsea, this time for an exclusive Las Vegas residency,” said Fedor Banuchi, Vice President, Entertainment at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. “Amy’s unique style and extraordinary talent is a great match for us at The Cosmopolitan, and we can’t wait to see what exciting new energy she brings to our property this time around.”
Amy Schumer has proven herself to be one of the entertainment industry’s leading forces as a standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director. Continuing what has been an incredibly successful year for the comedian, Schumer will host Saturday Night Live for the second time alongside musical guest Kacey Musgraves on Saturday, May 12. Saturday Night Live airs on NBC at 11:30pm local time.
Schumer most recently stars in the hit comedy, I Feel Pretty, and can also be seen on the big screen in Snatched, the mother-daughter comedy opposite Goldie Hawn, Jason Hall’s drama Thank You For Your Service, and Universal Pictures hit Trainwreck. Trainwreck dominated the 2015 summer comedy worldwide box office and was nominated for two Golden Globes including Best Actress, Comedy or Musical, as well as Best Picture, Comedy or Musical. Schumer’s latest one hour Comedy special titled “The Leather Special” is currently streaming on Netflix.
Her one-hour HBO comedy special, “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo” directed by Chris Rock, premiered on October 17, 2015, and was HBO’s most watched Saturday night comedy special debut. In 2016, Schumer became the first female comedian to ever sell out Madison Square Garden in New York City. Schumer has won the Pollstar Award for “Comedy Tour Of The Year” in both 2015 and 2016. Schumer’s first book, The Girl with The Lower Back Tattoo, earned her a 2017 Grammy Award nomination for Best Spoken Word Album and was on The New York Times bestseller list for months. Schumer is the creator, star, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody award winning “Inside Amy Schumer,” the popular Comedy Central television series.
Tickets for the Amy Schumer and Friends comedy shows will go on sale Friday, May 4 at 10 a.m. PT and are available online at www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or through Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. Tickets start at $59, plus applicable taxes and fees. The show contains adult content and is intended for mature audiences only. This is a phone-free show. No phones, cameras, or recording devices will be permitted in the performance space.