Esther's Follies Kids Comedy Camp

Registration is now open for Esther's Follies Kid's Comedy Camp!
Camps run June through August, ages 8-15
The only camp in town that offers stand-up, magic, sketch writing and improv!
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Kerry Awn's Annual Comedy Rally June 9-11, 2016

The second weekend in June usually means motorcycles. Everywhere. But here at Esther's, it's the time of year where our hard-working cast takes the weekend off and turns over the keys to comedy impresario, Kerry Awn. This year, Kerry Awn has lined up some of the best comic talent in the city.
Kerri Lendo, Brently Heilbron, Brendan K. O'Grady, Daniel Rugg Webb, Maggie Maye,Johnny Hardwick,Lashonda Lester, Andrew Dismukes,Rob Gagnon,Kath Barbadoro,Avery Moore and Carina Magyar.
These stand-out stand-ups will be in fine form, many of them coming off the Funniest Person in Austin contest and MoonTower Comedy fest performances. Don't miss a chance to see them together in the eclectic Esther's Follies theater!


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The Show

Esther’s Follies has been called the Austin's​ answer to SNL and at 40 seasons and running, is ​not far behind its NYC cousin.

Esther’s succeeds as an Austin institution that expertly satirizes both sides of the political divide with smartly written musical numbers, and sketches. What makes Esther’s Follies a unique theater experience, in addition to the lack of a back wall (a window overlooking the street brings the street to the stage and vice-versa) is its ability to bring the fast pace of vaudeville, to a modern-day audience.

Music, political comedy and magic combine in one show, making Esther's quite unlike anything else in the nation. Esther’s star, Ray Anderson, brings the sparkle of the Vegas ​strip to Sixth Street with his large-scale illusions that defy reason and baffle our audiences.

Esther’s Follies exemplifies the “Keep Austin Weird” ethos that makes Austin such a playground to tourists and locals alike.