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Amy Schumer hits Joe Louis Arena October 7

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

Amy Schumer announced her 50-plus city would tour this week, which includes a Oct. 7 date at Joe Louis Arena.

Schumer, who is the first female comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden, is also an actor, producer and director. She created and stars in the award-winning series “Inside Amy Schumer” on Comedy Central.

Tickets for her Detroit date are $39 and $109 and go on sale 10 a.m. Tuesday. Tickets can be purchased online at OlympiaEntertainment.com, LiveNation.com or at Ticketmaster.com. The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis box office will also sell tickets, as will Hockeytown Authentics in Troy. Call (313) 471-6611.

The past few years have been explosive for the Manhattan-born comic. She stared in the comedy hit film “Trainwreck” in 2015 and her Comedy Central series earned her the first Emmy Award for Outstanding Sketch Variety Series. Her memoir “The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” comes out in August.

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