Cineplex Entertainment

Cineplex Entertainment
Insight Productions

Insight Productions
Universal Music Canada

Universal Music Canada

March 27, 2009 16:46 ET

The Tragically Hip Rocks the Big Screen With an Intimate, LIVE Performance Exclusively at Cineplex Entertainment Theatres

Advance tickets now on sale!

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 27, 2009) -

Editors Note: Two photos and a video are available with this press release

Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN), Universal Music Canada and Insight Productions are ready to rock! On Monday, April 6th The Tragically Hip fans will be treated to an exclusive one-night only LIVE and intimate performance from their legendary recording studio, The Bathouse, in Kingston, Ontario. The Tragically Hip: We Are The Same will be shown in High-Definition (HD) and digital surround sound at select Cineplex Entertainment theatres across Canada. Hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos from CBC's The Hour, guests will also be treated to a special Q&A session where they can email or text in their questions during the performance. They will also have an exclusive behind the scenes look at the band's studio and home base, The Bathouse.

"This performance is the first of its kind, offering a unique opportunity for guests to experience an intimate evening with Canadian rock greats, The Tragically Hip. This will be a spectacular one-of-a-kind musical performance like no other," said Pat Marshall, Vice-President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "We are pleased to partner with Universal Music and Insight Productions to bring The Tragically Hip exclusively to Cineplex Entertainment theatres across Canada."

In addition to their classic songs, the Tragically Hip will perform a selection of songs from their highly anticipated 12th studio album, We Are The Same which will be released on Tuesday, April 7th. We Are The Same was recorded and mixed by Bob Rock at the band's Bathouse studio in Kingston as well as in Vancouver and Maui.

"I've been a Hip fan since their first album and have known and loved Strombo for many years. This is a dream project for Insight," said John Brunton, President, Insight Productions. "You will see a unique and original performance from the band on the big screen."

Advance tickets are now available online at as well as at participating theatre box offices. General admission is $20.95 + tax or $21.95 + tax and includes a copy of their new album, We Are the Same.

Cineplex Entertainment will present The Tragically Hip's LIVE performance at the following select theatres across the country at 7pm EST and an encore presentation at 7 pm PT/10 pm EST:

 SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas                  SilverCity Riverport Cinemas
 170 Schoolhouse Street                        14211 Entertainment Way
 Coquitlam, BC                                 Richmond, BC

 SilverCity Victoria Cinemas                   Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver
 3130 Tillicum Road                            900 Burrard Street
 Victoria, BC                                  Vancouver, BC

 Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo                        Cineplex Odeon Strawberry
 213-4750 Rutherford Road                       Hill Cinemas
 Nanaimo, BC                                   12161 72nd Avenue
                                               Surrey, BC

 Colossus Langley Cinemas                      Famous Players 7 Cinemas
 20090 91A Avenue                              2306 Highway 6
 Langley, BC                                   Vernon, BC

 Cineplex Odeon Aberdeen Mall Cinemas          Cineplex Odeon Park & 
 700-1320 TransCanada Highway                  Tilford Cinemas
 Kamloops, BC                                  200-333 Brooksbank Avenue
                                               North Vancouver, BC

 SilverCity Mission Cinemas                    Famous Players 6 Cinemas
 32555 London Avenue                           172-1600 Fifth Avenue
 Mission, BC                                   Prince George, BC

 Famous Players Orchard Plaza
 160-1876 Cooper Road
 Kelowna, BC

 Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge                     Scotiabank Theatre Chinook
 501-1st Avenue SW                             6455 MacLeod Trail SW
 Lethbridge, AB                                Calgary, AB

 Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton                 Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton
  Cinemas                                       Cinemas
 1525-99th Street NW                           14231 137th Avenue NW
 Edmonton, AB                                  Edmonton, AB

 Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton                   Galaxy Cinemas Red Deer
 8882-170 Street                               357-37400 Highway #2
 Edmonton, AB                                  Red Deer, AB

 Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market              Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot 
  Cinemas                                       Crossing Cinemas
 90-200 Barclay Parade SW                      91 Crowfoot Terrace NW
 Calgary, AB                                   Calgary, AB

 Galaxy Cinemas Sherwood Park                  Galaxy Cinemas Medicine Hat
 2020 Sherwood Drive                            3292 Dunmore Road SE
 Sherwood Park, AB                              Medicine Hat, AB

 Cineplex Odeon Grand Prairie
 10330-109th Street
 Grand Prairie, AB

 SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas
 815 St. James Street
 Winnipeg, MB

 Galaxy Cinemas Regina                         Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon
 420 McCarthy Boulevard N                      347 2nd Avenue S
 Regina, SK                                    Saskatoon, SK

 Galaxy Cinemas Prince Albert
 2995 2nd Avenue
 Prince Albert, SK

 Scotiabank Theatre Toronto                    Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas
 259 Richmond Street W                         300 Borough Drive
 Toronto, ON                                   Scarborough, ON

 Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre           Cineplex Odeon Sheppard
  Cinemas                                       Grande Cinemas
 22 Lebovic Avenue                             4861 Yonge Street
 Scarborough, ON                               Toronto, ON

 SilverCity Fairview Mall Cinemas              SilverCity Yonge-Eglinton
 1800 Sheppard Avenue E                         Cinemas
 Toronto, ON                                   2300 Yonge Street
                                               Toronto, ON

 Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas              SilverCity Richmond Hill 
 1025 The Queensway                             Cinemas 
 Etobicoke, ON                                 8725 Yonge Street
                                               Richmond Hill, ON

 SilverCity Brampton Cinemas                   Colossus Vaughan Cinemas
 50 Great Lakes Drive                          3555 Highway 7 W
 Brampton, ON                                  Vaughan, ON

 SilverCity Oakville Cinemas                   Coliseum Mississauga Cinemas
 3531 Wyecroft Road                            309 Rathburn Road W
 Oakville, ON                                  Mississauga, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas Barrie                         Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas
 72 Commerce Park Drive                        1351 Grandview Street N
 Barrie, ON                                    Oshawa, ON

 Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square                 Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road
  Cinemas                                       Cinemas
 7555 Montrose Road                            636 Gardiners Road
 Niagara Falls, ON                             Kingston, ON

 SilverCity London Cinemas                     Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough
 1680 Richmond Street                          320 Water Street
 London, ON                                    Peterborough, ON

 SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas                   Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo
 771 Golf Link Road                            550 King Street N
 Ancaster, ON                                  Waterloo, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas Sault Ste. Marie               SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas
 293 Bay Street                                355 Barrydowne Road
 Sault Ste. Marie, ON                          Sudbury, ON

 SilverCity Burlington Cinemas                 SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas
 1250 Brant Street                             18151 Yonge Street
 Burlington, ON                                Newmarket, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas Brantford                      SilverCity Thunder
 300 King George Road                           Bay Cinemas
 Brantford, ON                                 850 North May Street
                                               Thunder Bay, ON

 SilverCity Hamilton Mountain Cinema           Galaxy Cinemas Collingwood
 795 Paramount Drive                           6 Mountain Road
 Stoney Creek, ON                              Collingwood, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas Guelph                         Famous Players Belleville
 485 Woodlawn Road W                            8 Cinemas
 Guelph, ON                                    160 Bell Boulevard
                                               Belleville, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas Brockville                     Galaxy Cinemas Orillia
 2399 Parkedale Avenue                         865 West Ridge Boulevard
 Brockville, ON                                Orillia, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas Cornwall                       Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound
 1325 Second Street E                          1020 10th Street
 Cornwall, ON                                  Owen Sound, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas St. Thomas                     Galaxy Cinemas Cambridge
 417 Wellington Street                         355 Hespeler Road
 St. Thomas, ON                                Cambridge, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas Orangeville                    Galaxy Cinemas Midland
 85 Fifth Avenue                               9226 County Road 93
 Orangeville, ON                               Midland, ON

 Galaxy Cinemas North Bay                      Famous Players Lambton 9 
 300 Lakeshore Drive                           Cinemas
 North Bay, ON                                 1450 London Road
                                               Sarnia, ON

 Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall                SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas
 Cinemas                                        2385 City Park Drive
 3100 Howard Avenue                             Gloucester, ON
 Windsor, ON

 Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas             Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas
 2214 Bank Street                               3090 Carling Avenue
 Ottawa, ON                                     Ottawa, ON

 Cineplex Odeon Brossard Cinemas               Scotiabank Theatre Montreal
 9350 boul. Leduc                              977 rue Ste-Catherine O
 Brossard, QC                                  Montreal, QC

 Galaxy Cinemas Sherbrooke                     Cineplex Odeon Ste. Foy
 4204 rue Bertrand                              Cinemas
 Rock Forest, QC                               1200 boul. Duplessis
                                               St. Foy, QC

 Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas                     Colossus Laval Cinemas
 3200 rue Jean Yves                            2800 rue Cosmodome
 Kirkland, QC                                  Laval, QC

 Starcite Montreal Cinemas                     Cineplex Odeon Beauport
 4825 ave. Pierre de Coubertin                  Cinemas
 Montreal, QC                                  825 rue Clemenceau
                                               Beauport, QC

About George Stroumboulopoulos and The Hour

George Stroumboulopoulos is one of the most respected journalists in Canada. He is the host of The Hour, Canada's late night talk show. The Hour is award winning, funny, informative and watched by millions. George has interviewed many of the most influential and recognized people in the world. He is equally comfortable speaking with a world leader as he is a rock star.

About Insight Productions

Insight Production Company Ltd, headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby has become an industry leader in the creative development, financing and production of highly rated television programs in every genre. Since 1979, it has been recognized for its reputation for quality as the recipient of numerous International awards, including multiple Geminis. The company has created thousands of hours of groundbreaking television that continue to be broadcast over major networks worldwide. Insight recently produced The National Ballet of Canada's The Nutcracker for Cineplex and other successes include Project Runway Canada, hosted by International Supermodel Iman; Canadian Idol, Canada's homegrown version of the hugely successful international format; the JUNO Awards, which play a key role in the Canadian music industry; and Deal or No Deal Canada, the hit primetime game show, which delivered The Global Television Network's highest ratings of all time for a Canadian program. For more information, visit

About Universal

Universal Music Canada, a unit of Universal Music Group, is Canada's leading music organization. For further information on Universal Music Canada, please visit

About Cineplex Entertainment

As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,331 screens serving more than 63.5 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of more than 9,000, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 97% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit

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