Comedian Amy Schumer embarked on her Back Door Tour in 2014 bringing laughs to people across the country. In 2015, Schumer is continuing her tour with shows running through June. Find tickets on TicketNetwork.com to see Amy Schumer live in a venue near you!
Amy Schumer was born on June 1, 1981 on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. When she was growing up her family relocated to Long Island, where she attended South Side High School in Rockville Centre. In high school, she was voted “Class Clown” and “Teacher’s Worst Nightmare.” After she graduated in 1999 she attended Townson University in Maryland, where she graduated with a degree in theater in 2003. Upon graduation, she relocated to New York City to attended William Esper Studio.
Schumer first performed standup in 2004 at Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. She was featured on an episode of the Comedy Central show Live at Gotham and then appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing where she placed fourth in the show’s fifth season in 2007. Schumer credits her appearance on Live at Gotham as her big break.
In recent years Schumer has appeared in numerous shows, such as 30 Rock, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Girls. Most recently, she stars in the sketch comedy series, Inside Amy Schumer, which airs on Comedy Central. Schumer embarked on her Back Door Tour in 2014 to promote the second season of her show. The tour is scheduled to run through May 2015.