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Esther's Follies

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Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
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+1 512-320-0198
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09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00

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Best Part of our Four-Day Visit

Yes, just like everyone else says, it is that funny. Where these incredibly talented people came from, and how they have this much energy, is a mystery. It was skit after skit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
bigjoe950
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Berkley, Michigan
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Berkley, Michigan
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, just like everyone else says, it is that funny. Where these incredibly talented people came from, and how they have this much energy, is a mystery. It was skit after skit, rapid costume changes, and never missing a beat. The highlight was Shaun Branigan playing as Rick Perry. Between his perfect comedic timing and his one prop, I laughed... More 

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Miami
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fast paced mix of extremely well written satirical skits and amazing magic! No current subject in the news or Texas life/culture is safe from their sharp wit. A must see for anyone from out of town! Definitely an Austin treasure to behold.

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Thank JPGator
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Comedy, parodies, magic and making fun of politicians and ridiculous events in the news-- what more can you ask for? These shows sell out fast, so definitely recommend going early if you get general admission seat. Or pay for the reserved seating. And be prepared to get picked on if you're somewhere at the front... :)

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Thank G6199QAjessicas
Austin, Texas
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Esther's Follies is an Austin Must See! I have been to Esther's Follies more times than I can remember in my 40 years living in Austin. Every time I have an out of town visitor, I schedule Esther's Follies into our curriculum. The material is fresh and funny. A lot of their material contains political satire but they offer much... More 

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Thank Susan H
Austin, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best political comedy skits delivered with perfect timing. What a fun evening and there is audience participation too! Undated to current events so always changing.

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Thank BeverlyR1955
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Esther's Follies twice in the last few years. My wife wanted to go again and I was reluctant. This was our early Valentine's date so I acquiesced. I am happy that I did! The show was great. Entertaining and Funny!

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Thank 831caryb
Austin, Texas
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time. Very current and so funny. We laughed until we cried. Haha. Fun place to have out too. Parking of course if awful down town but paying makes it easier. Seating was very tight too but everyone is there too have fun so cozy up. It was great!

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Thank Kauitzsch
Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Esther's Follies was been around a long time but continues to be one of the best shows around. My first show was in the early 90's. It is something not to be missed on your trip to Austin.

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Thank crawfordortho
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see in Austin. The shows are hilarious, the service is great and you can't stop laughing even after the show is over. The content is always political but they seem to do a good job of mixing up the humor to hit whatever side of the table you are on. We're locals and try to go... More 

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Austin, Texas
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Esther's Follies is a must for anyone visiting or living in Austin. We live here and it is my favorite "Austin" thing to take people to when visiting. We have seen the show many times and we still laugh through every show. They change up the content enough that you could probably see it on a yearly basis and 75%... More 

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