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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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Better than SNL!

You can't just go one time because you are laughing so hard, you miss what they are saying. The magician is awesome! Your sides will hurt from laughing but its worth the pain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nancy L
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can't just go one time because you are laughing so hard, you miss what they are saying. The magician is awesome! Your sides will hurt from laughing but its worth the pain! They are constantly updating their material. Go early. Phone # on flyer is (512 )320-0553

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is reminiscent of SF's BeachBlanket Babylon!!! Mostly local political fun poked, But with enough 'national' flavor to make it enjoyable by most. ADULTS ONLY suggested.

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Thank JoBruner83
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been 4-5 times over the years, they keep it fresh and topical.... Well worth it ! Lots of laughs... I like early show as it lets out as the action on 6th street is just starting, so not real crowded yet.

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Austin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always fun and topical, great for visitors! Not for kids. Old Austin at its best! On famous Sixth street!

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Blanco, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you truly want to experience Austin Esther's Follies is a must. We go at least once a year but you could go more often, they keep the material up to date with a few classic favorites you can count on (love the magic at the end!). We pretty much laugh the entire time. Not for the politically uptight there... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Want to laugh til you cry? Want to groan til you sigh? Want to have a brilliant evening of rollicking satirical comedy? You must see ESTHER'S FOLLIES, an Austin Landmark. There has only been 2 other satirical comedies in the United States that have lasted for decades: Beach Blanket Babylon in San Francisco, Second City in Chicago and the beloved... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This show is a class-act with a cast of characters who individually and collectively put on a comedy routine second to none. Their ingenuity, originality, and intellectual agility combine together to provide a performance that will keep the audience in stitches from start to finish. It doesn't get any better--anywhere!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Esther's is always clever with great current comedy, music and magic. We've enjoyed Esther's Pool for over 25 years and every time we laugh till our guts hurt. The current political climate is the perfect fodder for great gags and once again we laughed till we cried.

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Thank listi7
Austin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Esther's Follies should be on your top 10 list for Austin. In the 30+ years I've lived here I have been to Esther's Follies about a half dozen time with out of town guest and local friends. Have enjoyed every visit. Never a bad show.

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Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to Esther's Follies a couple of times. Each time I almost hurt myself laughing. If you like topical humor, non partisan political joker's(of I should say very partisan joker's on which each point of view is skewed) you will love this show. As to this incredible magic and great music and you have a great, great evening of... More 

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