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Esther's Follies

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Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
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Drug kicking and screaming

My friend had to literally drag me to the Friday night show as I was tired and cranky She said trust her this was the only way to kick off our participation in the Woman's March... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My friend had to literally drag me to the Friday night show as I was tired and cranky She said trust her this was the only way to kick off our participation in the Woman's March in Austin and boy was she right !! So timely funny and needed !!! Can't wait to return!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This review is a long time coming. I first saw this amazing show years ago and recently saw it again. It's simply fantastic; the performers, the comedians, the content, the set--top rate. It rivals Saturday Night Live. Bring tissue: you'll laugh so hard you'll cry.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Esther's Follies deserves the high rating it receives. It's located on a corner of 6th Street in downtown Austin. I suggest you purchase tickets in advance, I believe each show sells out. The building is old but serves this performance very well. Drinks are available for purchase and you're allowed to take them into the performance area. The show has... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Esther's Follies is a good evening of comedy entertainment. The show covers local and national humor with magic and music. A show like Chicago's Second City, but only as Austin can do it. Order tickets early for show reservations, since they tend to sell out on many nights. Read the local Chronicle newpaper/magazine beforehand to catch local political issues Lampooned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Hysterical adult comedy. We love to laugh at the skits. Costumes of the actors add to the fun and the windows to the sidewalk on 6th street has those who walk by in the script. Great entertainment.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

just don't EVER sit on the front row because they might pull you up onto the stage and make a fool out of you. Play it safe and sit somewhere in the middle!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is such a fun place! It's in a small place and the windows behind the actors look out onto 6th Street. The people outside add hilarity to the show. There is a lot of Austin humor as well as US political humor. You'll also be treated to a great magician.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A perfectly wonderful evening based on current events. Extremely entertaining. Laugh lines will be increased!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I went to Esther's Follies for her Birthday last Friday. We'd been before and had enjoyed it, but this time we left with our sides hurting from laughing so hard. Equally we were awed by Ray's amazing magic tricks. What I love about Esther's is their 'no prisoners' approach to humor. They are an equal opportunity offender,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Been here a few times now. They keep their sketches fresh and up with the times. Their political satire is top notch, going after both sides. We took our parents one time and I have never heard my Dad laugh so hard!

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