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March 12, 2008 09:00 ET

Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD Performances Now Showing at Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas

Don't miss the live presentation of Brittens' Peter Grimes this Saturday March 15th

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Due to the overwhelming response by guests to the Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD transmissions at SilverCity Victoria Cinemas, Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) has expanded the program to include Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas.

"We are delighted to expand The MET opera presentations to our Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas," said Pat Marshall, Vice-President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "This unique opportunity to show opera performances live via satellite in High Definition really is the next best thing to being at The Met. The transmissions of these performances have been a resounding success with many theatres having sold out in advance of the presentation and others selling out the day of the event."

Cineplex Entertainment will be showing live and encore performances at the following theatres in Victoria, BC:



Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas (NEW!) SilverCity Victoria Cinemas
780 Yates Street 3130 Tillicom Road
Victoria, BC Victoria, BC


Tickets are on-sale now at the theatre box office and online at www.cineplex.com. Admission for children ages 3 - 12 and seniors is $16.95 + tax and general admission is $19.95 + tax. Guests can also purchase tickets to any three operas for $56.95 + tax.

The following performances are to be shown live from New York at Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas and SilverCity Victoria Cinemas:



Saturday March 15, 2008 Saturday March 22, 2008
10:30 PM (PST) 9:30 PM (PST)
Britten: Peter Grimes Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

Saturday April 5, 2008 Saturday April 26, 2008
10:30 PM (PST) 10:30 PM (PST)
Puccini: La Boheme Donizetti : La Fille du Regiment

Encore performances are scheduled as follows:
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Saturday March 29, 2008 Saturday April 12, 2008
10:30 PM (PST) 9:30 PM (PST)
Britten: Peter Grimes Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

Saturday May 3, 2008 Saturday May 10, 2008
10:30 PM (PST) 10:30 PM (PST)
Puccini: La Boheme Donizetti : La Fille du Regiment


Please visit our website at www.cineplex.com for more information.

About Cineplex Entertainment LP:

Cineplex Entertainment LP owns leases or has a joint-venture interest in 131 theatres with 1,327 screens serving more than 61 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada operating the following brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Coliseum, Colossus, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 75.7% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit www.cineplex.com.

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