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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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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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Hosting a Private Party? Esther’s Is Your Best Choice

Question: What does Dell, Samsung, Torchy’s and Chevron all have in common? Answer: All of these great Austin-based companies have enjoyed a private party at Esther’s Follies. With all the great choices around town, why did they choose Esther’s? Read on for the answers! (and a link to Dolly Parton’s glorious boobs-I mean- glorious singing…

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Interview with Cast Member Ted Meredith

Ted Meredith is a veteran Esther’s cast member, and right now is best known for his hilarious Donald Trump impression, which he shares every week for delighted audiences. He teaches improv at The Institution Theater, and has appeared in commercials, web series, and films.  We sat down to talk about what it’s like to play…

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