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“Like a poor SNL” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Esther's Follies

Esther's Follies
525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
512-320-0198
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Ranked #5 of 152 Activities in Austin
Type: Comedy Clubs, Performances
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Like a poor SNL”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I suggest you just go out to eat and then go home and turn on the comedy channel. At least then you can walk out.

Visited April 2013
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“AWESOME SHOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I was a bit skeptical of the show because of the political satire angle, but it was nothing short of spectacular! The music and performers we hilarious no matter what your politics are! The jokes were relevant even up to what had happened in the news that day! With the window opening into the street, it's really worth it! There's also a magic show which was amazing & will have even the most skeptical adults questioning "how did they do that???" There is a bar, drinks are reasonably priced. There's a short intermission during the show so you don't have to miss anything grabbing a refill. Plus, you get free admission to the Velveeta Room comedy club next door after the show. Military pricing ($5 off) is ONLY offered for the Thursday shows. Regular price is $25 and it is WELL worth it! Plus with the content of the show, you could go over and over and still be laughing. Overall it was definitely a must see!

Visited October 2013
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Kirkland, Washington
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A MUST See!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

A friend who lives in Austin recommended Esther's Follies and I'm so glad we chose to make a reservation to see the show. We literally didn't stop laughing the whole 80 minutes we were there. Some pretty impressive magic tricks, audience participation and very up to the moment, witty writing that made the skits smart and very funny. Get there 45 minutes early, even with reserved seating, so you can order cocktails and check out the venue...

Visited October 2013
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“Must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Excellent show worth seeing when you are on 6th street. Fall out of your chair funny thru out the show. Funny funny funny.

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Odessa, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great Austin Humor EVERY time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is one of my favorite spots. They always add current news items to their skits. The magician is so funny, but he's also very talented. I took a friend with me that had never been to Austin. She was laughing her head off! They are all very talented. They make clothes changes and characters at the drop of a hat. I would definitely recommend Esther's Follies. I've been several times and always had fun!

Visited September 2013
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