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Esther's Follies

Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 512-320-0198
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Ranked #6 of 176 Activities in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Comedy Clubs, Nightlife, Theater & Concerts, Fun & Games
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Type: Comedy Clubs, Nightlife, Theater & Concerts, Fun & Games
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Boulder, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I saw the holiday version of this show several years ago when visiting Austin, and just saw it again. This version was a contemporary take with lots of political satire and still the awesome classic Magic acts. Great fun!

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

And with the charm of a small theater! We laughed a lot from the beginning to the end, excellent plan for an evening in town.

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new york,new york
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

From magic, to singing,dancing, and comedy,this show has it all. sort of a cutting edge Jackie Gleason show, heavy on political satire.the time went by so fast, we all wished the show was longer. One of my favorite shows of all time, including Broadway!

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Whether it is your first time to Austin or if you have lived here for years and been putting it off...quit wasting your time reading this review and go buy your tickets for Esther's Follies! You will laugh, you will cry from laughing so hard and you will fall in love, I promise!

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Leander, Texas
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Fun, Fun, Fun, side hurts from laughing too much. Fun fun fun, food, service, sit back relax and enjoy.

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Austin TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you are looking for 90 minutes of nonstop laughter, this is the place for you. The skits and commentary are always fresh reflecting the latest in political and social commentary. The show evolves over time to stay current. Magic acts and illusions are interwoven into the show and leave the audience wondering what happened. The 6th Street "scene" is... More 

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Santa Barbara
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95 reviews 95 reviews
18 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We laughed for 90 minutes during this show. The comedy is crisp and current, the magic act is perfect, add in some singing and dancing and we had a great time. I'd consider this a must see in Austin.

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Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A very funny show, they skewer all political and social issues with campy gusto. The show evolves and is ever changing, we go about once a year for the last four years. The show outside the window on 6th street is entertaining as well.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our New Year's Eve at Esther's and had a blast! They put on an excellent show - having complimentary champagne and snacks with an open bar made it even better :). They even handed out Mardi Gras beads and New Year's hats. Such fun times!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A very talented group! The comedy is timely and hilarious and well paced. Small venue but elevated seating makes for a good view from most seats. Small bars served cocktails' before and during the intermission. Definitely entertaining!

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