October 20 – November 15, 2015

Chelsea Hotel - The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Conceived and directed by Tracey Power / Musical Direction and Arrangements by Steven Charles

Show Info

Chelsea Hotel – The Songs of Leonard Cohen is now sold out.

“Chelsea Hotel is a knockout… The harmonies are as thick as cabaret smoke and the performers exhale them with astonishing ease. Freakishly talented” Georgia Straight

“Chelsea Hotel finally made me understand what my parents love about Cohen” Sad Magazine

“Overwhelming inventiveness… Ingenious creativity.” The Globe and Mail

Lover. Monk. Singer. Poet. Leonard Cohen is the epitome of cool. In this stylish musical you’ll check into New York’s infamous hotel and be transported into a world of music, mystery and desire. With extraordinary new arrangements, six performers play 17 instruments in this exuberant tribute to Cohen’s most transcendent songs. Sexy and captivating, this eclectic cabaret celebrates loves lost and won.

(Firehall Arts Centre production, Vancouver)

Why I Chose This Play – Leonard Cohen and his music and lyrics have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. And his songs become even more profound the older I get. He is a storyteller with a completely unique voice – there is no one else like him. This clever and stylish show creates a story simply by the order in which these great songs are sung. And they are sung by six incredibly talented actor/singer/musicians. MS

Download the program for Chelsea Hotel – The Songs of Leonard Cohen


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Cast & Artists

    • Rachel Aberle
    • Lauren Bowler
    • Steve Charles
    • Benjamin Elliott
    • Marlene Ginader
    • Jonathan Gould
    • Tracey Power
    • Concept / Director / Choreographer
    • Steven Charles
    • Musical Director
    • Marshall McMahen
    • Set Designer
    • Barbara Clayden
    • Costume Designer
    • Ted Roberts
    • Lighting Designer
    • Xavier Berbudeau
    • Sound Designer
    • James MacDonald
    • Dramaturge
    • Donna Spencer
    • Artistic Direction

The Heart of the Matter

  • B4Play - Tracey Power Interview
  • B4Play - Steve Charles Interview
  • B4Play - Yvonne Blomer Interview
  • B4Play - Ben Elliott Interview