Charlie varon the listener

Charlie Varon's The Listener Reviews

The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater (San Francisco, CA)

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Charlie Varon's "The Listener"
8 ratings
4.4 average rating
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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 06 2013

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

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24 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

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

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20 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

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

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15 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

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

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11 reviews
8 stars
attended Jan 20 2013

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.

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6 reviews
15 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Absolutely mesmerizing storyteller.

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