Cineplex Entertainment Announces February Front Row Centre Events

Cineplex Entertainment Announces February Front Row Centre Events 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Each month, Cineplex
Entertainment brings great entertainment to theatres across Canada.
With Front Row Centre Events, guests can watch the Met Opera, stage
productions, movies and more - all on the big screen. Don't miss
February's exciting events: 
IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS MONTH: 


 
The Great Digital Film Festival                                             
When: February 1 to 7, 2013                                                 
Front Row Centre Events presents the Great Digital Film Festival for one    
week only. The Great Digital Film Festival showcases some of Hollywood all- 
time fan favourites, often for the first time in digital format on the big  
screen.                                                                     
                                                                            
Opera                                                                       
                                                                            
Un Ballo in Maschera (Encore)                                               
When: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 12:00 p.m. EST                           
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. EST                                   
Director David Alden's dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for 
this dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Alvarez stars as the 
conflicted king; Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the object of his secret     
passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim is 
the page Oscar, and Stephanie Blythe sings the role of the fortune-teller,  
Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.                                               
                                                                            
Rigoletto (Live)                                                            
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 12:55 p.m. EST                          
Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi's towering    
tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. In this production, inspired by the antics of 
the Rat Pack, Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke of Mantua, Zeljko Lucic  
is his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto, and Diana Damrau is Rigoletto's daughter,
Gilda.                                                                      
                                                                            
Aida (Encore)                                                               
When: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 12:00 p.m. EST                          
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. EST                                   
The Met's unforgettable production of Verdi's ancient Egyptian drama stars  
Liudmyla Monastyrska as the enslaved Ethiopian princess caught in a love    
triangle with the heroic Radames, played by Roberto Alagna, and the proud   
Egyptian princess Amneris, sung by Olga Borodina. Fabio Luisi conducts.     
                                                                            
Theatre                                                                     
                                                                            
Great Expectations Live                                                     
When: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. local time                     
For the very first time, the Dickens classic Great Expectations will be     
staged in London's West End, and audiences around the world will be able to 
share the historic opening night at their local cinema. The broadcast will  
take place on Thursday, February 7, 2013, and include red carpet, arrivals  
and behind the scenes footage exclusively for the cinema. The event will    
form part of the global celebrations surrounding the 200th anniversary of   
the author's birth.                                                         
                                                                            
FRCE Dance Series                                                           
                                                                            
Nederlands Dans Theater: Move to Move                                       
When: Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 12:55 p.m. EST                            
Guests will see the admired ballet, Silent Screen, from resident            
choreographers Sol Leon and Paul Lightfoot and a world premiere by their    
hand: Shine a Light. Ohad Naharin is back at the Nederlands Dance Theatre   
with the Dutch premiere of his ballet, Secus.                               
                                                                            
Sports and Sports Entertainment                                             
                                                                            
WWE: Elimination Chamber 2013                                               
When: Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 8:00 p.m. local time                      

 
On the road to WrestleMania, the path to greatness travels through
many formidable roadblocks. Watch as The Rock, John Cena, CM Punk,
Ryback, Sheamus, and all your favorite WWE Superstars lay it all on
the line at WWE: Elimination Chamber. 


 
Classic Film Series Presentation                                            
                                                                            
Love Story                                                                  
When: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 12:45 p.m. local time                     
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. local time                         
Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri  
share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore.         
Cast: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal and John Marley                              
                                                                            
Family Favourites Presentations                                             
                                                                            
Racing Stripes                                                              
When: Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. local time                    
An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help 
of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of
racing with thoroughbreds.                                                  
Cast: Frankie Muniz, David Spade and Snoop Dogg                             
                                                                            
The Borrowers                                                               
When: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. local time                    
A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must 
save their home from an evil real estate developer.                         
Cast: John Goodman, Jim Broadbent and Mark Williams                         
                                                                            
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland                                        
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. local time                   
Elmo - the fuzzy, cuddly, ticklish hero to children everywhere - learns some
valuable lessons about courage, sharing, and friendship when he must travel 
to Grouchland to find his cherished blue blanket.                           
Cast: Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin and Vanessa Williams                      
                                                                            
Scooby-Doo                                                                  
When: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. local time                   
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually       
brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.               
Cast: Matthew Lillard, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar         
                                                                            
Coming in March:                                                            
 
--  March 10 and 13, 2013 - Classic Film Series: Funny Face 
--  March 29, 2013 - Classic Film Series: The Ten Commandments 
--  March 16, 2013 - Met Opera: Francesca da Rimini 
--  March 14 and 20, 2013 - Madoka Magica, Part I, Part 2 
--  March 21, 2013 - National Theatre Live People 
--  March 28, 2013 - Royal Ballet Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 
 
                                                                            
WHERE: A complete list of locations for each event can be found at          
www.cineplex.com/events.                                                    

Contacts:
For more information, photos or interviews please contact:
Cineplex Entertainment
Mike Langdon
Director, Communications
416-323-6728
mike.langdon@cineplex.com 
Cineplex Entertainment
Pat Marshall
Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations
416-323-6648
pat.marshall@cineplex.com
www.cineplex.com