Josh Blue

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829,

Cap City Comedy Club. Josh Blue, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $18. Tommy Davidson, 8 p.m. Thursday. $17. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100. 512-467-2333,

Esther’s Follies. “Texas Two-Steppin’ on Sixth Street” finds Austin’s homegrown sultans of satire preaching the gospel according to the GOP in “GOP Superstar,” Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg breaking it down as “The Notorious RGB” and Texas readying itself for the Jade Helm invasion. All this and magician Ray Anderson’s crowd favorite, the Claw. 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Esther’s Follies Theater, 525 E. Sixth St. $25-$35. 512-320-0553,

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “Fragile Rock,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. “You Can’t Stay Here,” 10 p.m. Friday. “Tarantula,” 10 p.m. Saturday. “Impromp-Two,” 7 p.m. Sunday. “The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Free-$10. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580,

The New Movement. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. The New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590,