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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 178 attractions in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Manchester, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

This show is a hoot! Guaranteed to make you laugh and smile, don't miss Esther's Folllies. It's an Austin original.

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Oceanside, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Bought tickets for a Thursday night show prior to visiting. Saw the great reviews on this site and decided to go for it. We were not disappointed. A mixture of comedy, skits, and magic show. I laughed my tail off the entire time. Cast was talented & Staff was amazing!!!!!! Drinks very tiny :(

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Israel
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Amazing show ! I was sorry when it ended . Endless laughs , the crew is talented and the magician is out of this world. If u come to Austin run to watch this show.

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Austin comedy at its best along 6th street. Took friends from San Francisco and Hill Country for their first time and it was the conversation piece for the next two days. Super funny, loved the magician and Shannon. The street/window guy too. Play went by quickly even with an intermission. They watched the next show from the outside...still funny. There... More

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you want to understand Austin, go to Esther's! We are quite fortunate to have such a marvelous satirical theatre group in Austin. I would take every visitor to see if they have the time and inclination. "Patsy Cline" is timeless!

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is where you go for Austin comedy. Esther's Follies has been making people blow their drinks out their noses for decades. Shannon Sedgewick has done a remarkable job of keeping this troupe going. An added bonus: longtime Austin eccentric hippie freak Crazy Carl Hickerson can be seen through the big window standing on the sidewalk, spinning flowers, and showing... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I always take visitors here if they are in town long enough - reasonably priced, great value. I'm not fond of magicians but this fellow is very entertaining. The political (and other) humor is great. The show does change often enough to be worth seeing again.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Fabulous, funny, so Austin. I go about twice a year when I need to laugh my fool head off. The material is sometimes spicy, but suitable for 10 years old and up. I take all my out-of-town guests here and have never been disappointed.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very funny, Saturday Night Live kind of stuff. Was very surprised to see kids there, pretty sure the parents didn't know what to expect. That's why reading reviews is so important.

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Austin, Tx
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The show is always great, the actors are amazing and do such a great job. Guaranteed to have a good time here.

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