Posts by Emma Carlsgaard

Happy Everyday of July!

We’re hot and happy here at the Follies. Come join us and keep your comedy cool. Take a look at some of our new material for the shows: President Trump sings and dances his way through “Call Me Baby,” his late night serenade to leaders around the world, with appearances by Angela Merkel, Justin Trudeau,…

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Esther’s Follies Featured at the Harry Ransom Center!

Esther’s Follies is excited to be featured in the Harry Ransom Center’s “Vaudeville” exhibit running now through July 15, 2018 at their location on the University of Texas Campus. It includes much of the history and legacy of vaudeville performance in American and has photographs featuring Esther’s as a theater continuing the tradition of this…

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Esther’s Alumnus Releases New Book!

Esther’s former cast member George Wilkerson presents his new book with a reading and signing event at the theater this Sunday. We are proud to host the talented author here at the Follies. Pictured above left to right are De Lewellen, Ric Sternberg, Shannon Sedwick and George Wilkerson performing with the Follies. ESTHER’S FOLLIES INVITES…

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Shannon Sedwick Wins “I Am Austin Woman” Award!

Esther’s Follies co-founder and leading lady, Shannon Sedwick wins the highest honor “I Am Austin Woman” award from Austin Woman magazine 3rd annual Woman’s Way Business Awards! The awards took place at JW Marriot hotel on Thursday May 17 with keynote speaker Kendra Scott. We are so proud and happy for Shannon Sedwick. Here is a…

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Ray Anderson’s Big Award!

Extra Extra Read All About It! We are thrilled for our beloved magician and star of the show Ray Anderson who was recently awarded a prestigious Performing Fellowship from The Academy of Magical Arts. This is the equivalent of an Oscar or Emmy in the magic world. Ray was in Los Angeles last week to…

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