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Variety’s 2014 Breakthrough in Comedy Winner: Amy Schumer

6 January 2014 10:01 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards, which recognizes a select group of rising stars in entertainment and technology, will be held Jan. 9 at the Consumer Electronics Show. 

 It’s 9 p.m. on a Tuesday night in December, and Amy Schumer is hard at work. Closing her 20-minute set with a bit about getting stopped by TMZ (“They thought I was Paula Deen”), she exits the stage to thunderous applause. Upstairs from the Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village, where she performs nearly every evening she’s home in New York City, she slides into a booth adjacent to the jukebox at the Olive Tree Cafe. A glass of red wine appears as if by magic. Her fellow comics trade barbs from the next table. Audience members stop by to tell her how much they enjoyed her set.

But she’s not done. After a full day spent knocking out her own writing and production tasks, »

- Julie Seabaugh

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