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September 08, 2010 07:30 ET

Media Advisory: Free Screening of The Metropolitan Opera's The Barber of Seville at Famous Players Chatham Cinemas 6 on Saturday, September 25th

2010-11 The Met: Live in HD Now Being Shown in Chatham, Ontario

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2010) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) -

WHAT: Via Famous Players Chatham Cinemas 6, is pleased to announce that the fifth season of the very popular The Met: Live in HD will be shown for the first time at Famous Players Chatham Cinemas 6 in Chatham, Ontario. To celebrate, Chatham and area residents are invited to a free screening of Rossini's The Barber of Seville at Famous Players Chatham Cinemas 6 on Saturday, September 25th at 12 pm. Tickets for the free screening can be obtained by visiting the theatre's box office beginning Friday, September 10, 2010. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
   
  The 2010-11 The Met: Live in HD series will be transmitted live from New York via satellite in high- definition into more than 100 Cineplex Entertainment theatres across the country including Famous Players Chatham Cinemas 6. Beginning on Saturday, October 9, 2010 with Wagner's Das Rheingold, the season features a dozen performances including:
   
  Saturday, October 23, 2010: Mussorgsky's BORIS GODUNOV
Saturday, November 13, 2010: Donizetti's DON PASQUALE
Saturday, December 11, 2010: Verdi's DON CARLO
Saturday, January 8, 2011: Puccini's LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST
Saturday, February 12, 2011: Adams' NIXON IN CHINA
Saturday, February 26, 2011: Gluck's IPHIGENIE EN TAURIDE
Saturday, March 19, 2011: Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Saturday, April 9, 2011: Rossini's LE COMTE ORY
Saturday, April 23, 2011: Strauss' CAPRICCIO
Saturday, April 30, 2011: Verdi's IL TROVATORE
Saturday, May 14, 2011: Wagner's DIE WALKURE
   
WHEN: Saturday, September 25th at 12 pm ET
   
WHERE: Famous Players Chatham Cinemas 6, 27 Adelaide Street South, Chatham, ON

For the complete list of the 2010-11 The Met: Live in HD schedule, showtimes and to purchase advance tickets, visit www.cineplex.com/events.

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