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 […]

AASIA BULLOCK AND LISA BEASLEY PERFORM AT SALONATHON. AGAIN!

Happy New Year! I am so excited about the first performance of 2017 – Salonathon in Chicago! This month is co-curated by Mckenzie Chinn and Jane Beachy. Can’t wait! The theme for this month’s Salonathon is RESIST – so yeah, come see what that means to me and Aasia. Who else is presenting? ALYSSA GREGORY […]

Lisa Among Hot New Faces of Chicago Theater 2016

Every year, Chris Jones, columnists and theatre critic comes up with a list. This list is made up of acting professionals who have been working in Chicago and killing the theatre scene in Chicago. Check out full list and bios HERE.   Here’s my timeline of some of the work I’ve done in Chicago.  

Second City e.t.c. Adds Extra Summer Shows

On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015, Second City e.t.c. begins it’s summer show schedule! You can now catch our 39th Revue, Soul Brother Where Art Thou?, Wednesdays-Sundays. Get show info and TICKETS HERE

LBXP Designs Apparel for Blactresses

About a couple of winters ago, a few black actresses in Chicago started to meet up, at bars, restaurants, each other’s apartments, rooftop parties and more to share and fellowship with one another. Whether it was sharing auditioning experiences, rehearsal horror stories, or giving advice and tips to one another, it was really inspiring to […]

Upcoming Tour Dates: My Final Days with BlueCo

I got the news that I will be joining The Second City e.t.c. ensemble and I begin on January 21st. I still get to squeeze in some tour time with my favorite group of people before the transition to working in Chicago full time begins. Here are my final tour dates with Mighty Mighty BlueCo! […]

Lisa B. Joins The Second City e.t.c. Ensemble!

I am extremely proud to announce that I will be joining The Second City e.t.c. Ensemble in 2015! After touring with Mighty Mighty BlueCo for five months, I am excited that fellow BlueCo member Scott Morehead is joining me along with fellow Bob Curry fellow, Rashawn Scott!! We’re in awesome company with returning cast members […]

Am I Talented or Black?: My Response to Shonda Rhimes’ Acceptance Speech

In the summer of 2002, during our yearly trips to Blytheville, Arkansas, our family, my aunts, uncles, and a host of cousins gathered in my Grandma’s living room. It was the day before my 16th birthday. Amidst the laughter synchronizing with adult conversations and kids playing, I sat next to my Grandma with my eyes […]