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Esther's Follies

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Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3741
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+1 512-320-0198
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
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Always Funny!

Ester’s Follies is always a fun place to take adult friends & family. They keep their material current with all political views. Don’t sit too close to the stage unless you want... read more

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Steve L
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of fun. Comedy show with different performers and some Austin humor. Always a surprise for those who sit in the front seats.

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ester’s Follies is always a fun place to take adult friends & family. They keep their material current with all political views. Don’t sit too close to the stage unless you want to be drawn into the act. I can’t believe some of the magic acts. I look very close and still do not know how they do it!

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Thank Steve L
Austin, Texas
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must when you visit Austin. I take people here all the time. I'm a bit tired of it as you really don't need to go more than once a year because the material doesn't change all that much. That being said it is still FANTASTIC and you HAVE to go. Do NOT be late. They will give... More 

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Thank Carolyn K
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have seen this show almost a dozen times and it does not disappoint. We try to take guests to this show because it is so entertaining. The comedy is current, the actors engaging. And sometimes the people out on the street get involved in the act!

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Thank Kathleen O
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love to go here for special occasions. I have been on New Year's Eve and for birthdays. It's a fun place to take out of town guests to see why we say keep Austin weird.

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Thank gypsysoul59
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This show has been going on for decades and changes often and even daily depending on the news. I take out of town guests here regularly and they love it, as do I. This is a top notch comedy, satire, and magic/amusement show.

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Thank GreenBuilderMan
SMITHVILLE
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on a Thursday night. The show was still as current and funny as it was the last time we attended. It is fast-paced so try to keep up! You won't be able to remember all the funny lines! The performers do a great job and they keep the audience laughing!

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Thank PAT H
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

"Saturday night live of Austin", Love that they make the clowns in office be seen by the folks who just need to laugh! Magic is fun as well. A must in Austin.

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Thank Lisa G
Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been here several times over the years for entertaining business and friends. It is is an ever changing, funny take on current events - filled with skits, jokes, gags and magic. It will make you think, but more importantly make you laugh! I wouldn't recommend for children because you never know what they will be covering from the news... More 

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Thank Kelly K
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Comedy at its best. Standard burlesque type acts and skits. The most laughter comes from the up-to-date skits that parody current news - both political and otherwise. I always try to take out of town visitors -- Esther's Follies truly lives up to the motto "Keep Austin Weird." An Austin treasure.

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