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September 14, 2011 07:00 ET

World Renowned Tenor Placido Domingo Performs on the Big Screen at Participating Theatres Across Canada

Concert captured live in Toronto in high-definition and digital surround sound

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2011) - (TSX:CGX)- Cineplex Entertainment, via our Front Row Centre Events and the Capital One BlackCreek Summer Music Festival are pleased to announce Plácido Domingo in Concert will be presented at participating movie theatres across Canada on Saturday September 17th at 1:00 p.m. local time and Wednesday, September 21st at 7:00 p.m. local time. This concert performance was captured live, in high-definition, at the inaugural Capital One BlackCreek Summer Music Festival in Toronto, ON in June 2011. Acclaimed Metropolitan Opera soprano Sondra Radvanovsky joins Plácido Domingo for this extraordinary evening of music.

"Front Row Centre Events continue to provide our guests with the ability to be a part of exclusive events such as this exquisite concert from Toronto with one of the famed Three Tenors," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "For many years our guests have enjoyed Plácido Domingo in various roles in the Met Live in HD series and now they can revel in an evening of his music as he performs many great opera selections."

Accompanying Plácido Domingo during his first Toronto appearance in over a decade is Sondra Radvanovsky. Together the two performers, with the backing of the 62-member BlackCreek Festival Orchestra and 50-voice Chorus treat the audience to a selection of Italian opera arias and duets. Seven encores and many standing ovations later, the magnificent concert concluded with a dazzling fireworks display resulting in an explosion of colour on the big screen.

Tickets for Plácido Domingo in Concert can be purchased at participating theatre box offices, through the Cineplex Mobile Apps and online at www.cineplex.com/events or our mobile site m.cineplex.com.

Plácido Domingo in Concert can be enjoyed at the following theatres:

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Coquitlam
SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas, 170 Schoolhouse Street
Kamloops
Cineplex Odeon Aberdeen Mall Cinemas, 700-1320 Trans Canada Highway
Langford
Cineplex Odeon Westshore Cinemas, 900 2945 Jacklin Rd
Langley
Colossus Langley Cinemas, 20090 91A Avenue
Nanaimo
Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo, 213-4750 Rutherford Road
Prince George
Famous Players 6 Cinemas, 172-1600 Fifth Avenue
Richmond
SilverCity Riverport Cinemas, 14211 Entertainment Way
Sechelt
Raven's Cry Theatre, 5559 Sunshine Coast Highway
Vancouver
Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver, 900 Burrard Street
EMPIRE Esplanade 6 Cinemas, 200 West Esplanade
Vernon
Galaxy Cinemas Vernon, 2306 Highway 6
Victoria
Cinepelx Odeon Westshore Cinemas,
SilverCity Victoria Cinemas, 3130 Tillicum Road
ALBERTA
Calgary
Scotiabank Theatre Chinook, 6455 Macleod Trail SW
EMPIRE Studio 16 Country Hills, 300-388 Country Hills Blvd NE
Edmonton
Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas, 1525-99th Street NW
EMPIRE Theatres City Centre, 10200 102nd Avenue
Lethbridge
Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge, 501-1st Avenue SW
MANITOBA
Winnipeg
SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas, 817 St. James Street
EMPIRE Grant Park 8 Cinemas, Unit 127 - 1120 Grant Avenue
SASKATCHEWAN
Regina
Galaxy Cinemas Regina, 420 McCarthy Boulevard N
Saskatoon
Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon, 347 2nd Avenue
ONTARIO
Ancaster
SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas, 771 Golf Links Road
Barrie
Galaxy Cinemas Barrie, 72 Commerce Park Drive
Brantford
Galaxy Cinemas Brantford, 300 King George Road
Collingwood
Galaxy Cinemas Collingwood, 6 Mountain Road
Guelph
Galaxy Cinemas Guelph, 485 Woodlawn Road W
Kingston
Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road Cinemas, 626 Gardiners Road
Kitchener
EMPIRE Theatres Kitchener, 135 Gateway Park Drive
London
SilverCity London Cinemas, 1680 Richmond Street
Markham
Cineplex Odeon First Markham Place Cinemas, 3275 Highway 7
Mississauga
Coliseum Mississauga Cinemas, 309 Rathburn Road W
Newmarket
SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas and XSCAPE Entertainment Centre, 18151 Yonge Street
Niagara Falls
Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square Cinemas, 7555 Montrose Road
North Bay
Galaxy Cinemas North Bay, 300 Lakeshore Drive
Oakville
SilverCity Oakville and VIP Cinemas, 3531 Wyecroft Road
Orangeville
Galaxy Cinemas Orangeville, 85 Fifth Avenue
Orleans
EMPIRE Theatres Orleans, 3752 Innes Road
Oshawa
Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas, 1351 Grandview Street N
Ottawa
Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas, 2214 Bank Street
Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas, 3090 Carling Avenue
SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas, 2385 City Park Drive
EMPIRE 7 Ottawa, 111 Albert Street, 3rd Floor
Owen Sound
Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound, 1020 10th Street
Peterborough
Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough, 320 Water Street
Port Hope
Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen Street
Richmond Hill
SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas, 8725 Yonge Street
Sault Ste. Marie
Galaxy Cinemas Sault Ste. Marie, 293 Bay Street
St. Catharines
EMPIRE Theatres Pen Centre, 221 Glendale Avenue
Sudbury
SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas, 355 Barrydowne Road
Thunder Bay
SilverCity Thunder Bay Cinemas, 850 North May Street
Toronto
Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas, 1025 The Queensway
Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas, 4861 Yonge Street
Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas, 300 Borough Drive Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street W
SilverCity Yonge-Eglinton Cinemas, 2300 Yonge Street
Waterloo
Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo, 550 King Street N
Windsor
Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall Cinemas, 3100 Howard Avenue
QUEBEC
Brossard
Cineplex Odeon Brossard Cinemas, 9350 boul. Leduc
Gatineau
Starcité Gatineau Cinemas, 115 boul. Du Plateau
Gatineau Cinemas 9, 120, boul. de l'Hôpital, suite 100
Kirkland
Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas, 3200 rue Jean Yves
Laval
Colossus Laval Cinemas, 2800 rue Cosmodôme
Montreal
Cineplex Odeon Cavendish Mall Cinemas, 5800 boul. Cavendish
Scotiabank Theatre Montreal, 977 rue Ste-Catherine O
Ste.Foy
Cineplex Odeon Ste. Foy Cinemas, 1200 boul. Duplessis
NOVA SCOTIA
Dartmouth
EMPIRE Dartmouth Crossing Theatre, 145 Shubie Drive
Halifax
EMPIRE 18 Cinemas & IMAX Theatre - Bayers Lake, 190 Chain Lake Drive
New Glasgow
EMPIRE Studio 7, 612 East River Road
New Minas
EMPIRE 7 Cinemas, 8944 Commercial St
Sydney
EMPIRE Studio 10 Prince Street Plaza, 325 Prince Street
NEW BRUNSWICK
Fredericton
EMPIRE Studio 10 Regent Mall, 1381 Regent Street
Moncton
EMPIRE 8 Trinity Drive, 127 Trinity Drive
St. John
EMPIRE Studio 10, 175 McAllister Drive
NEWFOUNDLAND
St. John's
EMPIRE Studio 12, 48 Kenmount Road
P.E.I.
Charlottetown
EMPIRE Studio 8 Charlottetown, 670 University Avenue

About Cineplex Entertainment

Cineplex Inc. ("Cineplex") is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,351 screens serving approximately 70 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the exclusive provider of UltraAVX™ and the largest exhibitor of digital 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. Cineplex shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol "CGX". For more information, visit www.cineplex.com.

About Front Row Centre Events (FRC)

Brought to you by Cineplex Entertainment, Front Row Centre Events bring world class entertainment to your local Cineplex Entertainment theatre and other participating locations! Presented in high-definition with digital surround sound, guests can experience the best in original one-night only and series-based programming. With the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series, Broadway productions, live broadcasts direct from the stage of London's National Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet performances, classic films, concerts, live sporting events and documentaries, Front Row Centre Events put you in the centre of the action on the big screen!

About the Capital One BlackCreek Summer Music Festival

The new Capital One BlackCreek Summer Music Festival launched its inaugural season at the Rexall Centre on the campus of York University on June 4, 2011 with Plácido Domingo in concert. The 2011 season spanned 12 weeks, from June to August, and showcased such renowned artists as James Taylor, Lionel Richie, Barry Manilow, Chris Botti and Pink Martini, John Fogerty and Levon Helm; jazz legends Tony Bennett and Diana Krall, country superstars Alan Jackson and Brad Paisley, pops conductor Marvin Hamlisch leading an evening of "The Very, Very Best of Broadway; "and world renowned classical conductor, Lorin Maazel, with the London Symphony Orchestra as well as his Castleton Festival Orchestra and Chorus in a program of "Music Inspired by Shakespeare" starring Academy Award-winners, Helen Mirren and Jeremy Irons.

Contact Information

  • For information, interviews or photos please contact:
    Cineplex Entertainment
    Pat Marshall
    Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations
    416-323-6648
    pat.marshall@cineplex.com

    Cineplex Entertainment
    Kyle Moffatt
    Director, Communications
    416-323-6728
    kyle.moffatt@cineplex.com

    Capital One BlackCreek Summer Music Festival
    Norman Zagier
    Managing Director of Marketing and Communications
    416-323-2333
    nzagier@blackcreekfestival.com