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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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SNL only DREAMS of being this talented!

As another reviewer mentioned, this is like being in the audience of Saturday Night Live, only 1000 times better and with so much more heart and talent! When we were informed of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Redmond, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This comedy / magic show is right on 6th street and was highly entertaining. The fairly current and topical content sung to a variety of hit tunes had everyone laughing. If you buy general admission tickets think about getting their 30-45 minutes early, especially if you are more than two people, to try and get decent seats all together. Tickets... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As another reviewer mentioned, this is like being in the audience of Saturday Night Live, only 1000 times better and with so much more heart and talent! When we were informed of this outing, I was a little hesitant because I didn't know that much about Esther's Follies and what that experience entailed. However, I am SO glad I went.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Was like Saturday night live in person. We loved it and will make sure to come back here next time in town. They had us laughing so hard it hurt........

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

An Austin must-do! Part vaudeville, comedy, magic, and political musical performance, Esther's Follies is a singular Austin experience that can't be missed. The magic performances are first rate, the political satire and situational comedy just hilarious, with costumery, fanfare, and high caliber entertainment. A taste of Austin, Texas, and national current and political event humor mixed with good-humored skits that... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was awesome, my wife took me there for our wedding anniversary and we jus had a blast. They had lots of comedy, magic and acrobatics. I, again, I haven't laughed so hard in years.

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Spicewood, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My wife have been going to Esther's Follies since 1981 and seen at least a dozen shows. It's always great entertainment and our last visit did not disappoint. Ray's still a hoot and his magic boggles the mind. Patsy Cline still makes us laugh and the changes in cast are never a let down. The new scenes are fresh and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Came here with some friends thinking I was going to see some kind of boring theater show, well I was 1/2 right. It's theatre but it's FAR from boring! I'm pretty sure I laughed my way through the entire show and recommend to anyone from out of town, or even Austinites who haven't been, to visit. The show is always... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have lived in Austin for 25 years and have probably been to Esther's Follies at least 20 times. Probably much more. We have taken many out of town visitors most of whom do not speak that much English. Our daughter celebrated her 16th birthday there and she is now 27. Enough said. We aren't really Esther's Follies groupies but... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I now go to Esther's Follies every time I visit Austin, it is so funny. Contemporary satire and magic combined with song and dance and so much humor. It is well worth the price. A must see when you visit Austin. Don't bring the kids.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

At first I thought this was going to be small town hokey show. That could not be further from the truth. These folks are super talented, high energy entertainers! We were laughing and thoroughly entertained for the entire 90 minute show. Funny skits and songs with comical lyrics, making fun of all political and famous people. The magician was very... More 

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Additional Information about Esther's Follies

Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Phone Number: 512-320-0198
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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