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The Folly Theater – 2021 Folly Frolic

The Folly Theater’s annual Folly Frolic was held on November 20th. Guests enjoyed a ’20s-themed reception, followed by a performance of Two Lost Souls with Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery. 

Gale Tallis, Folly Theater; Julie Walker Browne and Pete Browne, Joe Browne, Maureen Browne, and Brian Williams, Folly Theater


Gale Tallis and Robert Hellweg


Danny Powell and Kelly Dougherty


Tanner Rose and Victoria Gevorkov


(Front row) Kate Flannery with Kelly Dougherty, Gale Tallis, and Stephanie Ornburn, Folly Theater (back row) Janann Eldredge, Brian Williams, and Matthew Briggs, Folly Theater; and Jane Lynch

Read more from the January 8, 2022 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Kelly Powell


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