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Esther's Follies

525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3741
+1 512-320-0198
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laughed until my sides hurt, a must see!

What a varied entertainment venue. Singing, dancing, magic, people watching. Up to the minute... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Carole Lynn S
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Los Angeles, California
New Years Eve at Esther's Follies

Another great evening with the talented artists at Esther's Follies. We're from Dallas and we... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
BReese96
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Dallas, Texas
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  • Excellent87%
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“magic show” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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525 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3741
Downtown
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+1 512-320-0198
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

What a varied entertainment venue. Singing, dancing, magic, people watching. Up to the minute commentary. We purchased the assigned seating and it was worth it. The stage has huge windows onto 6th Street and the passer-bys become a large part of the show. This was...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Another great evening with the talented artists at Esther's Follies. We're from Dallas and we always make sure Esther's is on our itinerary. New Year's Eve was no exception. The year in review helped all of us to take a break from the daily disasters...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We laughed and smiled throughout Esther's Follies. The routines were very funny, the songs were fun, and the show moved along quickly - the skits are a good length (they moved on to the next one before it got old or dragged) and the jokes...More

Thank Don S
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We bought General Admission tickets for the 10 pm show since the 8 pm shows were sold out - and I'm glad we did! We took our adult kids to this very funny, truly Austin experience. It's like 2nd City but better in that the...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

It had been 10 years since I had gone to Esther’s Follies. This time around was exactly how I remembered it: full of fun and belly aching laughter! It was such a comedic break from reality; although, the theme is built upon the ongoings of...More

Thank Steph C
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

It's a really fun show with lots of laughs! I've been many times, the show changes multiple times throughout the year so there is something new and different each time. Great venue to bring a group of friends or family. The magic is really impressive.

Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

My 18-year-old daughter and I had a great time at this show! Some of the bits were extremely funny, others less so, but overall it was a great comedy show. There was a lot of political humor, but nothing too horrible. However, one patron didn't...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

really entertaining show. if you need a good laugh this is the place for you. great magician and skits and singing. every seat in the house must be good. we sat in the very back up against the wall and it was fine. great use...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Meet a fellow traveler who had gone to show the night before and she highly recommended this comedy shop. So happy we decided to go. Small, intimate venue. Actors were hilarious. Their material was fresh that made our stomachs hurt from laughing so hard. There...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Definitely a blast! We had to reserve tickets a week in advance. They do reserved seating, general admission reserved tickets, and walk ups (if they have room). We got there 45 minutes before and over half the general admission was already seated. They pack it...More

Thank Jackson T
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Lisa M
10 January 2018|
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Response from Round Rock Foodie | Reviewed this property |
The shows on a weekend are the same. However, the script is modified every week to cover different current events. Where I see the most consistency is with the magic act. But, these are always good and always enjoyed... More
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2 January 2018|
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Response from Janet M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Absolutely.
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Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
It was largely a liberal crowd and liberal-oriented humor, but far less biting than a lot of what you might see on late-night television. If you ever find this sort of humor funny I expect you will enjoy the show.
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