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The Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

David Epstein and Wade Tajerian were the honorary chairmen for the Folly Frolic, which was held at The Folly Theater on November 16th. Stacy Purvis and Steve Paddock served as the co-chairmen. The evening’s theme was a 1920’s Parisian cabaret. Sponsors enjoyed a private gathering prior to the concert. For other guests, dinner at The Savoy at 21c beckoned. Then everyone enjoyed the music of The Hot Sardines. Proceeds support The Folly Theater and its Kids’ Series.

Linda and James Hailey, board member


Robert Hellweg with Gale Tallis, Folly Theater


Jennifer Peek, Stacy Purvis, co-chairman; and Katie Castro


Steve Paddock, co-chairman; Mart Sedky, Carrie Cohn, Mark Seely, board member; and Jonathan Cohn

Additional photos featured in the January 25, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography and Dawn Wallace


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