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September 02, 2009 07:00 ET

Media Advisory-The Met: Live in HD Breaks Opening Weekend Box Office Advance Ticket Sales Records at Cineplex Entertainment

Advance tickets to the general public available Friday, September 4th

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2009) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) -



WHAT: Cineplex Entertainment is pleased to announce that the opening
weekend box office advance ticket sales for The Met: Live in HD
increased by 118% over the previous year's opening weekend advance
ticket sales.

Beginning Friday, September 4th individual and season tickets are
available online to the general public at www.cineplex.com/events
as well as at participating theatre box offices. Admission prices
vary by location. SCENE and Met Opera members enjoyed priority
access with an exclusive advance ticket window for the 2009-10
series that began Friday, August 21st at participating theatre box
offices.

Now in its fourth season, the wildly popular and Peabody
award-winning The Met: Live in HD series continues with nine live
opera performances for the 2009-10 season at participating Cineplex
Entertainment theatres across the country. The performances will be
shown in High Definition and digital surround sound.

All nine performances start at 1 pm EST beginning with Puccini's
Tosca on Saturday, October 10, 2009. For the first time, guests
will be able to enjoy reserved seating at select Cineplex
Entertainment theatres.

WHEN: In addition to Tosca, the following operas are being shown at
participating Cineplex Entertainment theatres for the 2009-10
series:

Saturday, October 24, 2009: Verdi's AIDA
Saturday, November 7, 2009: Puccini's TURANDOT
Saturday, December 19, 2009: Offenbach's LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN
Saturday, January 9, 2010: Strauss's DER ROSENKAVALIER
Saturday, January 16, 2010: Bizet's CARMEN
Saturday, February 6, 2010: Verdi's SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Saturday, March 27, 2010: Thomas's HAMLET
Saturday, May 1, 2010: Rossini's ARMIDA

WHERE: For more information, showtimes, encore presentations and
participating locations, visit www.cineplex.com/events.


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