MY LEONARD COHEN - Memo Music Hall, St Kilda Friday 6th & Saturday 7th May 2016

There are a few bodies of musical work that rouse, seduce and are of such solace, as much as that of Leonard Cohen.

It is as rare to find and interpreter of great music as visceral legitimate and intuitively arresting as Stewart D’Arrietta (Lennon Through A Glass Onion).  May Leonard Cohen is a long held labour of love for the composer, musician and actor.

From the heartrending Suzanne, to the iconic Tower of Song, the desperately seductive I’m Your Man, rousing choral beauty of Hallelujah, or his unique take on the potent anthem, First We Take Manhattan – D’Arrietta imbues the spirit of the songs with the stories of Cohen’s motivations and a sprinkling of his own laconic wit into a compelling and dramatic theatre experience.

The sound track to the lives of generations, this selection of Leonard’s music transports you to the timeless notions of love and loss, sex and heartache, all wrapped up in a powerful and sensual musical show.

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