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“Definitely worth the visit”
Review of Esther's Follies

Esther's Follies
Ranked #1 of 43 Concerts & Shows in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 29, 2013

An Austin tradition, Esther's Follies is a great night out with friends, guaranteed to make your night. Spoofs of commercials, magic show, musical parodies, political humor, you name it they've got it.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Esther's Follies has been around a long time and has a few old hilarious gags that have stood the test of time. Other material is topical and fresh and all will have you laughing out loud. Don't bring young children or young teenagers unless you like them to get a big dose of suggestive, inappropriate comedy. Older teens are okay.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Visitors to Austin can get the "Keep Austin Weird" vibe in one sitting, by seeing Esther's Follies comedy, and watching Sixth Street passing by during the show! The magician keeps inventing new huge illusions, and it's still impossible to see how he does it, from the vantage of the street or the audience seats! The show changes weekly, with topical news getting the biggest laughs, but some classic pieces like Patsy Cline and the Sam I Am sketches coming back by popular demand. It seems to be the best place to have your bachelorette party, judging from how many bridal parties were there! I don't think you can find a better place to see a show in town for the price and quality of performances by these seasoned comedians. Plus, you can go next door after the show to watch standup comics in their sister club, the Velveeta Room, for free, with your ticket stub from Esther's!

Thank Shannon S
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

With all the strange legislative hijinks going on, it'd be hard to not find something to satire. But Esther's Follies always hit it right on the mark. The variety has improved, with jugglers, magicians, etc., in additional to the regular cast. Fun night out.

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

The seats leave a lot to be desired but it's only for 2 hours and you spend the whole time laughing. Drinks are a little high but you are a captive audience.

Thank Wayneamoondo
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