Durham, NC (PRWEB) November 28, 2012
Durham, NC – Live Nation welcomes Amy Schumer to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on May 10, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Amy Schumer is quickly becoming the hottest star in the world of comedy, with her blend of wholesome, girl-next-door looks and edgy comedy. Amy is the creator, star and writer of Inside Amy, her Comedy Central television show which will premiere next year. Amy is coming off her one-hour stand-up special, Mostly Sex Stuff, which became Comedy Central’s second-highest rated special this year. She was one of the featured comedians on Comedy Central’s Roast of Roseanne, following her breakout performance on last year’s Roast of Charlie Sheen. Amy was most recently on Louie and will next be seen in Season 2 of HBO’s Girls.
Amy has appeared on The Howard Stern Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Amy was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and as Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch this past year. She’s also written articles for Cosmopolitan Magazine to enormous reader response.
Amy recurred on Season 3 of Adult Swim’s Delocated and guest starred in the latest season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. Last year she filmed the feature Seeking a Friend for the End of the World starring Steve Carrell and Kiera Knightley and Price Check, an independent feature opposite Parker Posey which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Her album Cutting placed in the top 5 of the Billboard Charts and has been included on multiple Best Comedy Albums of the Year awards’ lists.
Amy made her network debut in 2007 on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and soon after co-starred on 30 Rock, had her own Comedy Central Presents special. She co-hosted Hoppus on Music with Mark Hoppus of Blink 182 on Fuse and this summer made her fourth appearance at the Montreal Comedy Festival.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 1st at 10:00 am at LiveNation.com or DPACnc.com, the DPAC ticket center, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800.745.3000 or 919.680.2787.
All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.
Dates and times subject to change without notice.
About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit http://www.livenation.com/investors.
Since its opening in 2008, DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, has become the center for live entertainment in the Triangle. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the art sound and video. Listed multiple times in the top 50 in Pollstar magazine’s worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is currently the #4 ranked theater in the U.S.
What’s up next at DPAC? Raleigh's own Clay Aiken will bring his Christmas special, Joyful Noise Tour, on November 29. And the year’s biggest night of laugh out loud comedy with Cedric the Entertainer and Friends on December 1.
For more information please go to http://www.DPACnc.com.