Posts by Emma Carlsgaard

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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April Fools Are We!

On April 1st Esther’s Follies turned 41 years young! There is much to celebrate this time of year, what with Easter and Passover, but also our co-founder Shannon Sedwick’s birthday coming up and springtime weather here in Austin, Texas. Let’s be honest though- we are mostly excited about springtime temperatures…the one time of the year…

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South By Southpocylpse and all your March Comedy!

  Esther’s Follies’ comedy marches on! Unlike a Trump military parade, a trip to the Follies show is a bombastic spectacle that everyone can enjoy and is definitely well-earned. Come see our Big Little White House Lies continuing saga as Donald finds himself at the mercy of the Trump Ex-Wives Club and a disgruntled and…

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40 years of Follies: New exhibit, book celebrate storied troupe

Esther’s Follies has been poking fun at politics of all kinds on Sixth Street for 40 years. Contributed by Esther’s Follies Posted: 12:00 a.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018 Austin-American Statesman Personal politics aside, Shannon Sedwick had plenty of reasons to feel distraught on election night 2016. As the owner and producer of the Esther’s Follies…

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