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Esther's Follies

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Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3741
Phone Number: 512-320-0198
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One of the funniest shows ever.

This is a sketch comedy place act with many different sketches similar to SNL but with many of the the routines set to music. There is a little magic but the real stand out is the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sketch comedy place act with many different sketches similar to SNL but with many of the the routines set to music. There is a little magic but the real stand out is the comedy. It is up to date and current to what is happening now. My wife and I laughed the entire way through. It was... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen Second City shows, Upright Citizens Brigade and Capitol Steps and this is as good as any of these. Great variety of music, comedy and magic. The inclusion of activities seen on the street through the big picture window behind the stage adds to the fun - you are never sure who is in the show and who... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect place to spend a few hours and to entertain out of town friends. The songs and skits will bring back many fond memories of days gone by. After the show, take time to enjoy the vibes of the famous 6th street, especially the food and night life.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether it would be comedy with a twist if fun both for current, popular and nostalgic anecdotes ; an enjoyable evening with either family, friends or on a date. Not exactly your mild entertainment and certainly worthwhile to attend at least one or more performances.

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Thank Xochtil69
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time to see Esther's Follies and it was absolute greatness both times! My first time was about 5 years ago and I remember it being really funny so I decided to try it again and I am so glad I did! We laughed from start to finish! Really cleverly done! I highly recommend this show and... More 

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Palmer, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The show is hilarious! There's never a dull moment. The cast members are very talented. It should be on everyone's 'must see' list when in Austin.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My third visit to the show and I laughed just as hard as the other two times. I love the way they are constantly updating their material to be current and add a little lightness to a very serious world. We all need to have humor in our lives to keep us grounded and upbeat. Esther's does a great job... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like the lewd humor that you find in Saturday Night Live sketches then this show will be right up your alley. While I enjoyed the magic and much of the political humor, the rest of the humor was too over the top for my tastes and I was glad that my wife wasn't with me. I won't need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Humor is one of my favorite things, and often hard to get right. Esther's always does. They keep the show fresh with current events and mix in some magic. They have drinks in the back that you can take to your seat. It's a mini auditorium and close quarters, so no waiters during the show or anything. They will recognize... More 

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Kingsland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How can anyone rate Esters less than 5 stars? Th/F/Sa shows at 8 and 10. The magician is a ton of fun and all the skits are hilarious. The show is like Saturday night live but with the occasional magic act to either wow you or make you pee yourself laughing. I go every year and about half the skits... More 

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