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

Esther's Follies
Ranked #1 of 39 Concerts & Shows in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Like a poor SNL”
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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English first
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A MUST See!”
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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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Must see”
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.

Thank Roosevelt W
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Odessa, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great Austin Humor EVERY time!”
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
Thank Chere98
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