ESTHER’S ON KVUE MIDDAY NEWS!

It just doesn’t get any more “Austin” than checking out an Esther’s Follies show… they’ve been keeping us laughing for over 35 years! Shannon Sedwick and Shaun Wainwright-Branigan stopped by to talk to us about the creative process, and how Texas politics always keeps them supplied with material. See the interview here! http://www.kvue.com/entertainment/more/Esthers-Follies-celebrates-36-years-of-change-218107061.html 

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THE STATESMAN FEATURES ESTHER’S CO-FOUNDERS!

By Helen Anders American-Statesman Staff The play’s the thing wherein Shannon Sedwick and Michael Shelton caught each other. And it’s the thing that’s kept them together through all the stages of their life. The two were University of Texas freshmen in 1969 when they were both cast in the rock musical “Now the Revolution.” “Shannon…

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Q & A WITH MATT HISLOPE

When was your first Esther’s Follies show? What do  you remember about it? October, 2004.  I don’t remember very much, as I was very nervous and a little disoriented (I had always been accustomed to longer rehearsal periods). Here is the only particular instance I remember:I had to come down on a rope from the…

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Six Questions for Cast Member Rachel Sedwick

When was your first Esther’s Follies show? What do remember about it? My first show was the third weekend in January, about two days after I moved to Austin. Mostly I remember not having any panty hose and that being a pretty big deal. What do you do for the group? Your favorite character(s)? While…

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