Two Queens, 1 Mic at Revival Theatre | 3.25 | 9:30PM

New Shirt Design created by Shantira Jackson & Lisa Beasley

Shantira Jackson had this idea for a shirt and y’all know I love making shirts. BUY. Follow FUNNY BLACK WOMEN. LB

Lisa Beasley Hosts Two Queens, 1 Mic at Revival Theater

Between traveling, auditioning, mothering, and sitting at home waiting for Windy City Live to call me, I produce a comedy show with my friends. Created by Kellye Howard & Brandi Denise, Two Queens, 1 Mic is a comedy show featuring the two comics that have been crushing shows all of the the world. Featuring Chicago’s […]

Sheedz and Lisa presents: Black History Month Tips For Wypipo

Ahhh, what would American history be without The Blacks? NOTHING. Sheedz and I will be spreading knowledge for the wypipo in our lives today via Facebook Live. Check back on the site tomorrow in case you miss it. We’ll provide a comprehensive reading list complete with bullet points and common sense things you should already […]

Black Lives Matter Shirt Designed by Lisa Beasley

GET YOUR BLACK LIVES MATTER SHIRT HERE

I’m Messing With A Friend Thursday and Chillin with 2 Queens and 1 Mic Friday!

Thursday, 1.26 10:30p MESSING WITH A FRIEND • $5 GET TICKETS HERE The Annoyance | Chicago Friday, 1.27 9:30p 2 Queens, 1 Mic • $5 GET TICKETS HERE  Revival | Chicago   SEE YOU THERE Follow @funnyblackwomen on instagram! LB

Lisa Beasley Launches Platform Featuring Black Women in Comedy

I’ve had a hard time, like most black women, with discrimination in comedy. It’s made me angry, depressed, I’ve cussed a lot of people out and I felt lonely until I started hanging out with other black female comics. All I want to do is slang these jokes – what’s all this extra racism and […]

Black Women in Chicago Living This Comedy Life

My friendships with black girls in comedy have been getting me through life lately. (Even the famous ones who don’t know I’m they friend yet – Hey Robin Thede girl how you been, we ain’t caught up in a minute) I’ve been invited to perform for two shows in January that I’m really excited about. […]

Or See Lisa Beasley’s Comedy Show This Friday Before The World Ends Next Week

Lisa Beasley’s Too Close To Home Comedy Show is this Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7pm at eta Creative Arts Foundation. Line-Up of stand-up comics, sketch performers, improvisers, and storytellers include: Dewayne Perkins Peter Kim Aasia LaShay Bullock Comedian Junior The Adriennes Hosted by Lisa Beasley GET TICKETS HERE

Lisa Beasley Produces Comedy Show for eta Creative Arts Foundation. This Friday Only.

How did I start acting in Chicago? In 2010, I left LA because I didn’t have any money after I graduated from acting school and moved back to Gary, IN.  Gary. Indiana. 3 years earlier, I had just graduated from college in Memphis, TN and I took my lucrative JAZZ DEGREE. to my first job […]