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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 Beasley Quit Her Job To Become Obama’s Campaign Manager

Guys, it’s an honor to announce that President Barack Obama is running for President in the 2016 Presidential Election and he has asked me to be his campaign manager. Buy your Obama 2016 apparel HERE. All proceeds go to The Lisa B. Experience Reparations Package for Lisa Beasley for having to put up with America. […]

Lisa Beasley’s Non-Negotiable Request for Reparations

Dear United States Government, How you doing? Don’t care. Look, I came across this article and not that you care, but here’s a list of how I’d like to be repaid for hundreds and hundreds of years of torture, the lynching of my ancestors, systemic oppression, subtle racism, overt racism, unwarranted police brutality, the tossing […]

Chicago’s 2016 Equity Jeff Awards Nominees Announced

I am honored to be among such amazing talent in this year’s nominees for the Equity Jeff Awards. Special shout our category filled with my Black Ensemble Theatre family and cast mate PETER KIM! See Full list of nominees HERE LB   Lisa is a actor, writer, and comedian from Gary, IN. She currently performing […]

The Second City’s e.t.c. 40th Revue – A Red Line Runs Through It

I’m very excited to be apart of my second review at The Second City. After 14 weeks of rehearsing and writing, the new revue is here! A Red Line Runs Through It is Second City e.t.c.’s 40th Revue written and performed by Lisa Beasley (ME!), Aasia LaShay Bullock, Peter Kim, Katie Klein, Julie Machiano, and […]

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 […]