Lisa Beasley Joins The Creators of Wakandacon As Producer

It’s lit. If you see me running around Chicago and if I slide up in your DM’s, it’s because I’m trying to make sure everybody is connected, can contribute, and will be a part of the historical, inaugural year of Wakandacon. It’s exactly what it sounds like. I’m on the team as producer and I […]

Lisa Beasley’s Directorial Debut for Chicago Artistic Collective, SoChi Voices

This project is very special to me.  Every since I was a little girl, I would listen to music and imagine what that music video would look like. Creating this video helped me through extremely sad circumstances. When you witness youth taken from this earth too soon, it’s a very jarring experience and sometimes you find […]

Supporting Hyde Park’s The Revival

Join Sarah & Sheedz with Friends this Friday as we support the opening of Hyde Park’s Revival Theatre in Chicago, IL. After 3 sold out performances, watch Sarah & Sheedz play with friends and fellow comedians Carley Moseley, John Thibodeaux and more as well as give you a taste of their original sketch show, “For […]

STAND YOUR GROUND #JusticeForTrayvon

Originally posted on The Lisa B. Experience:
Injustice is injustice is injustice is injustice is injustice. We cannot sit this fight out. #JusticeForTrayvon I was enjoying a theatre production with one of my good friends. During intermission, we joined other excited theatre-goers eager to stretch their legs yet excited to finish the rest of the…

Marvin Gaye Story Goes To North Carolina

Rehearsals are underway for Jackie Taylor’s The Marvin Gaye Story to be featured during The North Carolina Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem. For more information of NBTF visit

BET’s The Game Season Finale

Melanie gazes in the mirror twirling hair as birds actually chirp in the background. Melanie believes she’s overheating her ovaries because she stands in front of the microwave. (I don’t even have to recap a sarcastic statement to sum that up. It’s a ridiculously ridiculous statement all by itself) Derwin is having a biz meeting […]

BET’s The Game Season 4 Episode 11 – Bucket Shmucket List

No fancy introduction, here’s what happened. The shows starts with Tasha and Mel at a bar and Mel is texting away and Mel orders a water with lemon cause she’s trying to get pregnant. Melanie is getting cornier and cornier. Not because she’s drinking water…but everything she says is corny. Leaving Tasha alone with her […]

BET’s The Game Season 4 Episode 10 – Malik is Whole like Milk

This episode better be good. I was taking a really exciting and much needed nap but I made myself wake up to watch this ding dang on show. And after I watch it, I’m going to sleep. See what’s happening is… Malik is having all of these ethereal moments of clarity. Two shows ago, he […]

BET’s The Game Season 4 Episode 9 – Brit is a Drug Dealer

While you were watching Sheen travel further down the already downward spiral into a deep plunge of nothingness, I was soaking up some chilly sun Los Angeles. Instead of blogging about my, as Sheen would say, “Oddessy of Epicness” will drinking secret “elixir below the frame line” of my nightly ustreamed appearance on, I was […]

BET’s The Game Season 4 Episode 8 – 3’s a Crowd

Entitled “A Very Special Moment” should be calledS&M now stands for Stupid Melanie!! or Mel kissed a girl and liked it!!!!!!!!!!!! Have I been smoking the “Charlie Sheen”???? This episode has my head reeling? The all American church going Davis’s doing threesomes??????????????? What the deuce?????? Is this an evil alternate parallel universe in opposite land????????????????????? […]