Award-Winning San Francisco Playwright and Performer, Charlie Varon, Brings “Feisty Old Jew”, a Comedic Monologue, to the Osher Marin JCC, Sun April 6 at 2:00PM

Award-winning playwright/performer Charlie Varon performs his most recent comedic work, Feisty Old Jew for one day only, at the Osher Marin JCC. This, the 10th show he’s developed in collaboration with Director David Ford comes hot off the successful and highly acclaimed premier run at San Francisco’s Marsh Theater.

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“reliably magnetic charm… material as richly descriptive… subtle as a fine short story”-Robert Hurwitt | San Francisco Chronicle theater critic

San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014

Two unique rides at a carnival of comedic monologues at the Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts at the Osher Marin JCC.

With “Feisty Old Jew”, award winning Charlie Varon takes the audience on a ride with Bernie, who at 83 is fed up with so much, including San Francisco's tattoo parlors, medical marijuana dispensaries, designer coffee and waiting for cabs… which leads him to thumb a ride to Marin… and takes Bernie and his new acquaintances for quite an adventure.

Interview with Charlie Varon and Robert Hurwitt

“reliably magnetic charm… material as richly descriptive… subtle as a fine short story”
-Robert Hurwitt | San Francisco Chronicle theater critic

The afternoon opens with Maxine Epstein's new work, a 15 minute monologue entitled: “Pushin’ the Pushka”.

WHAT:    “Feisty Old Jew” & “Pushin’ the Pushka”
        Two one person performances    
WHEN:     Sun, April 6 @ 2:00 pm. In the Hoytt Theater
WHERE:     The Osher Marin JCC, 200 N San Pedro Rd. San Rafael, CA
                From Highway 101 is effortless, ¼ mile E off 101
PARKING: FREE, available on site & off site
TICKETS:     $15- $20 | $25 at the Door
         Open cabaret-style tables and theater seating

Charlie Varon has been called "very funny" (The New Yorker), "hilarious" (The Washington Post), and "wildly entertaining" (SF Chronicle). He has been performing at The Marsh for over two decades, where his many solo shows have won audience and critical acclaim. These shows--all created in collaboration with David Ford--include Rush Limbaugh in Night School, The People's Violin and Rabbi Sam. Charlie has performed all over the country, and his plays have been translated into 820 languages.
"Hilarious and poignant"    "Pure artistry!" "Spunky and lovable characters"

The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts is the Performing Arts Department within the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California. For over 20 years we have spread the power of music, voice, humor, taste, culture, movement and words throughout the community by presenting classical music, club style dancing events, comedy, musical concerts, theater and performance in the grand Hoytt Theater, lectures, chats and demonstrations in the Kurland lounge and great world music & dancing for all ages outdoors under summer skies on Swig Field. All are welcome; no membership is required to attend. The Center is a long-standing Marin non- profit, centrally located in Marin County and just 1/4 mile east off Hwy 101


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Feisty Old Jew, Charlie Varon's new solo show comes to the Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts 4/6/14 Charlie Varon performs his new solo show "Feisty Old Jew"

Charlie Varon's highly acclaimed new work "Feisty Old Jew" comes to the Osher Marin JCC on Sunday April 6, 2014


Charlie Varon in "Feisty Old Jew" Charlie Varon's character "Bernie" thumbs a ride to Marin in his new solo show "Feisty Old Jew" coming to the Osher Marin JCC 4.6.14

Charlie Varon's new one man show comes to the Osher Marin JCC hot off it's premier run at the SF Marsh.


The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts at the Osher Marin JCC The Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC 200 N San Pedro Rd San Rafael, CA www.marinjcc.org

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Charlie Varon at the Osher Marin JCC April 6, 2014 Comic Monologist, Charlie Varon, performs at the Osher Marin JCC on April 6, 2014

Charlie Varon's solo shows have won audience and critical acclaim