Productions of Driving Miss Daisy, Boeing-Boeing and Chelsea Hotel: The songs of Leonard Cohen will be staged at Surrey Arts Centre next season.
The three shows are part of the Surrey Spectacular 2013-14 series brought to the Bear Creek Park main stage by Arts Club Theatre Company, of Vancouver.
Series subscribers have from March 12 to 28 to buy reduced-price tickets for the shows. For the general public, subscriptions go on sale April 3, via 604-5015566.
"The 2013-2014 season marks the 50th season for the Arts Club Theatre Company," Bill Millerd, artistic managing director, wrote in a recent letter to subscribers. "To celebrate this momentous occasion in our history, we have a spectacular lineup of touring shows that I'm sure you won't want to miss."
The "mile-high comedy" Boeing-Boeing will be staged at Surrey Arts Centre from Oct. 17 to 26. Marc Camoletti's script keys on Bernard, a successful architect in swinging-'60s Paris. He juggles the hearts of three air hostesses who jet in and out of his groovy bachelor pad. But when Boeing introduces a faster jet, Bernard's precise romantic timetable goes hysterically off course, and turbulence looms.
Next up, from Jan. 16 to 25, 2014, is a version of Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning Driving Miss Daisy, which follows the adventures of a Southern matriarch and her chauffeur during their 25-year friendship.
The moving lyrics of Canadian songwriter Leonard Cohen fuel Tracey Power's acclaimed Chelsea Hotel, a fusion of music, dance and theatre. Haunted by memories of his tumultuous love life, a writer checks into New York City's infamous Chelsea Hotel, desperate to find the words and inspiration for his next song. Show dates at Surrey Arts Centre are Feb.
20 to March 1, 2014.
The current Surrey Spectacular series featured productions of Henry and Alice: Into the Wild, Do You Want What I Have Got?
A Craigslist Cantata and the Hitchcock spoof The 39 Steps, which closes this Saturday, March 9.