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Esther's Follies

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Address: 525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Phone Number: +1 512-320-0198
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
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I laughed for 2 hours straight

This is a must-see, a don't-miss. I'm still laughing. Political satire, magic, illusionist, and more.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 March 2016
Kelwel8
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Redondo Beach CA
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Redondo Beach CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is a must-see, a don't-miss. I'm still laughing. Political satire, magic, illusionist, and more.

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College Station, Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Hilarious! Laughed so much! Pay the bit extra for reserved seating. If you get general admission tickets you have to show up way before the show starts. We had reserved seats and showed up 10 minutes before and were shown to our seats. The seating is very basic wherever you sit, just simple lightly padded office like chairs crammed right... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

My friend and I bought last minute tickets for this during our weekend trip to Austin. I'm so glad we did. It was hilarious and entertaining. Well worth the price and a great way to spend part of our evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We had a really great time with friends at this comedy club on 6th Street in downtown Austin! Not stop laughs with political humor, magician tricks, men vs women humor, and audience interaction.

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

A group of us went there to see the show. Theater is rustic and old. Drinks are for sale, not sure about food or snacks. The show is fast paced and funny and worth seeing. Seating could use some improvement. The writers are very good and are up to date on the news so they can make fun of it.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

They are like Capital Steps (actually better) and Saturday Night Live with a mixture of local and national topics. Their routines are a real hoot and they do a good job of lampooning everybody; the quality of the magician is spectacular. This is all professional stuff and you won't be dissapointed. They have a standard cast and a lot of... More 

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Austin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is the defacto place where we bring relatives and friends from out of town. Original & hilarious.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Esther's Follies has been a part of Austin for over 20 years. It is a really fun, unforgettable experience. You will gain a whole new perspective of the current day politics and you will laugh until you cry! You will be completely amazed by the magician and will leave there talking about how in the world he did those things.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Up to date local and National humor. Many skits satirical musicals. The Magician is top notch and the finally is always superb. The venue is small enough so that there is not a bad seat in the house. Very "Austin" decor, great lobby and drinks.

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

A group of friend's went here and it was such a great show!! I laughed so much my jaws were aching, the cast is so talented and enjoy what they do. My friend and I were both singled out during the show multiple times, don't set anywhere near the front of you don't think you can be a good sport!!... More 

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