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.


Esther's Follies
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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