Just for Laughs

This time last year, Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson and Cecily Strong were thrilling audience members with their comic genius 100 to 200 at a time. With a season of Saturday Night Live under their belts, that number is now more like 10 million at a time. Yet, they haven't lost their Chicago improv spirit, so for this June's Just for Laughs Festival (June 11-16), our Chi-town favorites are coming home.

Aidy, Tim and Cecily have all performed throughout the Chicago scene including The Second City and iO Chicago. They were well loved in the comedy community here, and no one was surprised when Lorne Michaels and company saw their television potential last summer. After a year on the famed sketch show, we couldn't be more proud to have seen them come up.

Here's a clip of Tim Robinson and Taran Killam backstage:

Check out Cecily Strong on Weekend Update:

Here's a clip of Aidy Bryant, also with Seth Meyers:

All three are incredible improvisers and the weekend of shows will be unforgettable. Don't miss the chance to see them up close and unscripted.

Shows are June 13-15. Tickets are on sale now at UP Comedy Club.

Help us keep the lights on by subscribing to Chicago Like a Local. For your efforts, we'll deliver awesome stories (like this one) to your inbox. Do we have a deal?