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Esther's Follies

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Neighborhood: Downtown
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Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Phone Number: 512-320-0198
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Most recent review
It never stops being funny!

Growing up near Austin, I have attended Esther's Follies countless times over the years and it is still my absolute favorite entertainment in Austin! The venue is really cool, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Caitlin K
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Oxford, Mississippi
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Oxford, Mississippi
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Growing up near Austin, I have attended Esther's Follies countless times over the years and it is still my absolute favorite entertainment in Austin! The venue is really cool, the location is wild, and the show is f***ing hilarious! This is my favorite place to bring guests that are visiting the city and it's an awesome place to celebrate special... More 

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

have been multiple times over several years. love going back. political satire is great. Watching the public on the street through the large front windows adds lots of humor to the skits.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Bought tickets a few months in advance as I saw they were selling out fast. Definitely worth the extra money to purchase the premium tickets! This show is AMAZING. They stay current on events and incorporate humor with music and magic to make a truly enjoyable show!

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Boulder, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
72 helpful votes 72 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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