An Insider’s Guide to Moving to Canada

Democrats are reeling now that Donald Trump is the President of the United States. Many celebs (and U.S. Citizens) state they will move to Canada now that Trump is elected. Canadian websites have popped up everywhere with alluring pitches for a move North. Read this helpful guide written by a real Canadian for my Top…

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Hosting a Private Party? Esther’s Is Your Best Choice

Question: What does Dell, Samsung, Torchy’s and Chevron all have in common? Answer: All of these great Austin-based companies have enjoyed a private party at Esther’s Follies. With all the great choices around town, why did they choose Esther’s? Read on for the answers! (and a link to Dolly Parton’s glorious boobs-I mean- glorious singing…

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People We Love: Interview with Spike Gillespie

Spike Gillespie has been a friend of Esther’s Follies for 25 years. Spike performs custom-created wedding ceremonies and writes a tattoo-shop-inspired blog called “Man College.” I recently sat down with her at Jo’s Coffee to talk tattoos, rattlesnakes, and her various involvement with Esther’s over the years. This is a small excerpt from our conversation.…

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Interview with Esther’s Leroy the Canine Cannonball

What’s it like to be a celebrity/show biz/magic dog in Austin at Esther’s Follies? If you’ve seen the show in the last decade, you’ve witnessed the captivating magic of Ray Anderson and his canine assistants Matilda, Gilbert, and Leroy. I sat down with Ray to talk about the star of the show these days, a…

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New Esther’s Comedy Workshop Open for Registration

Can you dance? Can you sing? Can you act? No? It doesn’t matter! As long as you love to, Esther’s Follies wants you to be on stage! Put yourself in the shoes of the Esther’s performers at the Esther’s Comedy Workshop. This workshop offers you the exclusive opportunity to perform in a professional theatre environment without the crippling debt…

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