Lisa Beasley’s Mayor Lightfoot Impression Is Comedy Gold

From Margaret Thatcher to Mayor Lightfoot, comedian Lisa Beasley’s impressions are generating laughter and likes on social media.

Lisa Beasley’s Mayor Lightfoot Impression Is Comedy Gold
Lisa Beasley as Lory Litefoot, her parody of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Courtesy of Lisa Beasley
Lisa Beasley’s Mayor Lightfoot Impression Is Comedy Gold
Lisa Beasley as Lory Litefoot, her parody of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Courtesy of Lisa Beasley

Lisa Beasley’s Mayor Lightfoot Impression Is Comedy Gold

From Margaret Thatcher to Mayor Lightfoot, comedian Lisa Beasley’s impressions are generating laughter and likes on social media.

Like many comedians during the pandemic, Lisa Beasley has turned to social media platforms to create content and to find an audience. Last fall, her parody of Maragaret Thatcher from Netflix’s The Crown went viral. And now, she’s getting buzz for her latest parody: Lory Litefoot.

Reset talks to the Second City-trained performer about comedy, expressing her frustration with Chicago politics and what the future holds for the entertainment scene.

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