Esther's Follies

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Since 1977, Esther's Follies has been an Austin comedy institution, keeping central Texas audiences laughing with sketch comedy, satirical musical numbers and an honest-to-goodness magic show. Keeping Vaudeville alive in the truest sense of performance, the intimate stage houses some of Austin's best all-around talents who write and perform their own material. Think of it as our very own Texas-themed Saturday Night Live that also performs on Thursdays and Fridays.

The late-night shows are perhaps the most fun due to the large picture window behind the stage that opens up to Sixth Street and its oft-intoxicated patrons looking for an audience.The Follies cast are often outside, inviting said passers-by to interact with the show in progress. Sunday through Wednesday, the space is also open for corporate parties and private Esther's shows.


525 E. 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701


Sun: Closed
Mon: Closed
Tue: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thu: 7 pm-midnight
Fri: 7 pm-midnight
Sat: 7 pm-midnight

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