1. This is Aidy Bryant
Aidy comes from Chicago by way of Phoenix, where she is a performer at Second City, Annoyance Theater and Improv Olympics. Time out Chicago once wrote, she ‘skillfully plays vulnerable oddballs.’ Which is great, because we love vulnerable oddballs!
Here is some of her past work:
5. This is Tim Robinson
Tim Robinson also hails from Second City. Originally from Detroit, he was on the Detroit touring company, then performed on the mainstage there. He then joined the Second City Touring company and most recently the mainstage in Chicago.
Here is a hilarious video from the online sketch comedy episodes My Mans which was pitched to Comedy Central, but didn’t get picked up.
8. This is Cecily Strong
Cecily also comes from Second City! She studied theater at the California Institue of the Arts before moving to Chicago where she became a member of the touring company and an understudy for the mainstage.
Here is some of her previous work:
- Dylann Roof has been formally charged with nine counts of murder for the Charleston church shooting last month.
- Two people on a civilian airplane were killed in a mid-air collision with a military jet in South Carolina. The F-16 jet pilot was ejected and is "in good shape."
- Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr. Burns on "The Simpsons," will rejoin the show. In May, he said he was leaving.