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Esther's Follies

525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
512-320-0198
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Ranked #3 of 182 Attractions in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Comedy Clubs
Traveler Description: Esther's Follies...Now in their 36th Season of Magic, Music and Comedy on Sixth Street!                    ...   For over 36 years Esther's Follies... more »
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Seriously, these guys have it nailed. Great start to the night, hilarious, fascinating, also...hilarious. Not insane prices, but regardless, tickets are worth it. Would recommend reserved seating, general admission is a bit of a water world situation.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

This show was the highlight of my trip to Austin. I laughed so much I hurt. This show was hilarious -- a must see!!!! Not a PG show, but done in fairly good taste. I WISH MY CITY HAD SOMETHING LIKE THIS!!!!

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New Brunswick
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

What a great night! Not from Texas, not from the States; I still totally got the political humor. Was pleasantly surprised by the magic skits. Laughed until my cheek hurt. There even was a real marriage proposal during intermission. If you dont have any plans after...keep your show programs..as they give you free admission to comic place next door.

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palm coast, fl
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

A FABULOUS show at an unbelievable price. Great writing, great performances and great fun. Being familiar with Capital Steps we were not sure what to expect. The show far exceeded what we would have thought. A MUST see attractions in Austin. You won't regret it.

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Don't miss this place. Great laughs and fun show for all. Parking was tough, so take a cab if you can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Had to leave early but the first hour still was worth the ticket. Be ready to laugh, and of course be made fun of if you are not a local!

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Austin, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Our group of 6 consisted of ages 34 to 71. Everyone loved it! The satirical comedy was hilarious. They make it really interesting by including people walking by on 6th street, as well as going out there for part of the show. This was well worth the price. If you are visiting Austin, or you are an Austinite with out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The cast has its standard characters that only they can play and they have grown them over the years. And they invent new routines on local, national and quirky events. They are a great combination of SNL, John Stewart and the Colbert Report. After 30+ years of attending, I still look forward to my next outing with them.

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Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great laughs - they make fun of politics, religion, social media and musicians. Magic added to the variety show was a nice addition with an adorable dog.

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Sheboygan WI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It's just like the name implies -- Follies. Goofy music and drama antics in a packed house make for a fun show.

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