Charlie varon the listener
4.4 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from Suzanne Cowan

Charlie Varon delivers a dramatic reading of his bittersweet, gently ironic short stories reflecting the lives and observations of elderly Jewish residents of a San Francisco assisted living facility. The stories are so true-to-life that you'd...continued

reviewed Jan 06 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from cathy

The stories are a work in progress. I saw Part 1, and enjoyed that more than Part 2. Part 1 has 3 stories, Part 2 has two stories which should possibly be shortened. Part 2 doesn't benefit from the increased length of each story. With a little...continued

reviewed Jan 20 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from barbara leopold

Charlie is a very energetic and gifted writer. I enjoyed the vingnettes about his interviewing the elderly. It was a great evening.

reviewed Jan 05 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from boudu

i hadn't seen part one; that was no problem.

charlie has two stories here, the first with some subtlety and as usual excellent characterisation; the piece kept us engaged, fully attentive throughout. the second sketched a little more broadly,...continued

reviewed Jan 20 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ron Gorman

I have seen him previously and loved him. The people he talked about, I think I knew in my youth. Mesmerizing. Can't wait to see what his next stories are.

reviewed Jan 20 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ellen Fuerst

Absolutely mesmerizing storyteller.

reviewed Jan 26 2013 report as inappropriate