Amy Schumer to headline HBO comedy special at the Apollo; Chris Rock to direct
Amy Schumer’s next stand-up gig is going to be Rock-solid.
Chris Rock will direct the comedian’s first HBO special, which will be filmed at the Apollo Theater, the network announced on Thursday.
In case you’re living under a non-Chris-type rock (okay, we’ll stop), Schumer is having a 2015 to remember. She’s already hosted the MTV Movie Awards, kicked off season 3 of her Comedy Central sketch show, Inside Amy Schumer, with special guests including Tina Fey and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and graced the cover of EW with a lot of liquor bottles and zero clothes. BIgger yet, she’ll star this summer in the Judd Apatow-directed big-screen comedy Trainwreck, which she also wrote.
Rock recently directed, wrote, and starred in the comedy Top Five.
Tickets for Schumer’s two Apollo shows on May 29 (at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.) will be made available for purchase on Friday via ticketmaster.com. Clearly, she’s already getting excited for the gig: