The Biggest News Stories: Comparing 2006 to 2016

Today we look back at the biggest news stories from ten years ago. This journey provides a fascinating look at our changing world, while we notice what has remained unchanged. Esther’s Follies has been the leader of news satire for the last 40 years. Using parody, sketch comedy, and satirical musical numbers, they have covered…

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People We Love: Interview with Long-Time Cast Member Cindy Wood

Two Cast Members Swap Secrets and Stories When you work at Esther’s Follies for 25 years, you have plenty of stories to tell. I sat down with Cindy Wood, long time Esther’s performer and cherished cast member. We chatted as fellow past cast members about magic tricks gone wrong, her fondest memories, and her advice…

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Q & A with Jesse Sublett, Esther’s Follies Author

Esther’s Follies has been in the business of entertaining audiences for 40 years. The history and legacy of Esther’s is finally arriving in a fascinating book, written by local author Jesse Sublett. I sat down with Jesse to talk about the book, his process as a writer, and all the crazy stories and pictures he has…

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Ten Reasons to Host Your Company Holiday Party at Esther’s

Everyone has attended a super lame holiday party. Often the food is crap, (if you get anything more than sad looking appetizers), people are forced into activities like karaoke and “team building”, or you had to watch your drunken coworker do inappropriate things like get drunk and hump a Willie Nelson statue. Luckily, we have a…

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Esther’s Political Satire- A Trip Back to 2006

If you lived in Texas ten years ago in 2006, you will enjoy this political trip down memory lane.  Join us as we revisit a familiar past political rivalry. Sure, it seems like nothing can match the epic hatred between our present presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Yet ten years ago in Texas…

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