Amy Schumer Apologizes to Fans Who Say Maine Standup Set Was Too Short

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Amy Schumer performs on stage at Comedy Central Night Of Too Many Stars at Beacon Theatre on Feb. 28, 2015 in New York City.

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.

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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.


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