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 firstname.lastname@example.org Cineplex Entertainment Pat Marshall Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations 416-323-6648 email@example.com www.cineplex.com
Cineplex Entertainment Announces February Front Row Centre Events
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