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Amy Schumer will open for Madonna's NYC 'Rebel Heart' tour shows

Comedian Amy Schumer will open for Madonna's three

Comedian Amy Schumer will open for Madonna's three NYC "Rebel Heart" shows. Pictured: Schumer at The 74th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony in New York City on May 31, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jemal Countess

Rockville Centre-reared comedian Amy Schumer will open for Madonna's three New York City concerts in September, reports Newsday contributor Frank Lovece.

The "Insider Amy Schumer" star, 34, tweeted yesterday, "Guess who auditioned for Madonna and got the part? See you in NYC on Sept 16, 17 and 19." Madonna tweeted a few hours later, "I'm shaking w excitement that Amy Schumer is opening up for me in New York! I hope people will stay after ... watch my show!!"

The singer's Rebel Heart Tour plays Madison Square Garden on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 16-17, and Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Saturday, Sept. 19.

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