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Amy Schumer apologizes to fans who say show was too short

Amy Schumer says sorry to fans in Portland, Maine, who complained her show was too short

Amy Schumer apologizes to fans who say show was too short

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Amy Schumer is apologizing to fans who feel shortchanged by the brevity of a standup comedy show she did in Maine.

The comedian says she did a 47-minute set that was rushed Saturday evening because of the need to accommodate a second show at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. But some audience-goers say the set actually ran only 35 to 40 minutes and they were upset to learn the second show ran an hour.

Schumer has a popular sketch series on Comedy Central and starred in the movie "Trainwreck." She tells WCSH-TV the brief standup show was a "rookie mistake."

Richard Machlin tells the Portland Press Herald he wouldn't have paid $80 for a 35-minute show. He asked for a refund on Monday. Arena management has promised to get back to him.


Updated : 2021-09-18 16:54 GMT+08:00