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Academy Award(R) Winner Christopher Plummer's Return to the Stage in Barrymore Debuts as a Motion Picture Event at Participating Movie Theatres in CanadaFilmed in High-Definition at the Historic Elgin Theatre in Toronto (March 30, 2012)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/30/12 --
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Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX), via our Front Row Centre Events, and BY Experience, today announced Barrymore can be seen exclusively at participating movie theatres in Canada on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 7 p.m. local time (some locations to start at 8 p.m. local time). Encore presentations will begin Saturday, June 2, 2012 through Saturday June 10, 2012, showtimes will vary by location. Barrymore premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and will be shown exclusively at Canadian movie theatres before being presented at movie theatres around the world this fall.
A special longer engagement will be offered at the following theatres beginning May 25th: Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas in Toronto, ON, Cineplex Odeon Cavendish Mall Cinemas in Montreal, PQ and Cineplex Odeon International Village in Vancouver, BC. Showtimes will vary by location.
"Movie and stage lovers should not miss Christopher Plummer performing one of his most celebrated roles in one of Canada's most iconic theatres," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Canadians are the first people in the world to have the opportunity to enjoy this exclusive presentation on the big screen from Director Erik Canuel, Executive Producers Steve Kalafer and Peter LeDonne and BY Experience."
Based on the play by William Luce, Barrymore is the portrayal of acclaimed American actor John Barrymore, one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of all time. Set on a Broadway stage in 1942, the final year of John's life, the iconic actor fights to recreate his performance in the title role of Shakespeare's Richard III. Barrymore stars Christopher Plummer and is directed and adapted for the screen by Erik Canuel (Bon Cop, Bad Cop). This special presentation was filmed over seven days at Toronto's Elgin Theatre.
Barrymore can be seen at the following theatres in Canada beginning May 23, 2012: BRITISH COLUMBIA Coquitlam SilverCity Coquitlam and VIP Cinemas, 170 Schoolhouse Street Kamloops Cineplex Odeon Aberdeen Mall Cinemas, 700-1320 Trans Canada Highway 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 Vancouver Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas, 88 W Pender St Victoria Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas, 780 Yates Avenue SilverCity Victoria Cinemas, 3130 Tillicum Road ALBERTA Calgary Scotiabank Theatre Chinook, 6455 Macleod Trail SW Edmonton Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas, 1525-99th Street NW Cineplex Odeon Windermere, 6151 Currents Drive NW Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton, 8882-170 Street Grande Prairie Cineplex Odeon Grande Prairie Cinemas, 10330-109th Street Lethbridge Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge, 501-1st Avenue SW Medicine Hat Galaxy Cinemas Medicine Hat, 3292 Dunmore Road SE Red Deer Galaxy Cinemas Red Deer, 357-37400 Highway #2 MANITOBA Winnipeg SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas, 817 St. James Street SilverCity St. Vital and XSCAPE Entertainment Centre, 160-1255 St. Mary's Road SASKATCHEWAN Moose Jaw Galaxy Cinemas Moose Jaw, 1235 Main Street N Regina Galaxy Cinemas Regina, 420 McCarthy Boulevard N Saskatoon Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon, 347 2nd Avenue ONTARIO Ajax Cineplex Odeon Ajax Cinemas, 248 Kingston Road Ancaster SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas, 771 Golf Links Road Barrie Galaxy Cinemas Barrie, 72 Commerce Park Drive Belleville Galaxy Cinemas Belleville, 160 Bell Boulevard Brampton SilverCity Brampton Cinemas, 50 Great Lakes Drive Brantford Galaxy Cinemas Brantford, 300 King George Road Brockville Galaxy Cinemas Brockville, 2399 Parkedale Avenue Burlington SilverCity Burlington Cinemas, 1250 Brant Street Cambridge Galaxy Cinemas Cambridge, 355 Hespeler Road Chatham Galaxy Cinemas Chatham, 760 St Clair Street Collingwood Galaxy Cinemas Collingwood, 6 Mountain Road Cornwall Galaxy Cinemas Cornwall, 1325 Second Street E Guelph Galaxy Cinemas Guelph, 485 Woodlawn Road W Kingston Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road Cinemas, 626 Gardiners Road London Cineplex Odeon Westmount and VIP Cinemas, 755 Wonderland Road S SilverCity London Cinemas, 1680 Richmond Street Markham Cineplex Odeon First Markham Place Cinemas, 3275 Highway 7 Midland Galaxy Cinemas Midland, 9226 County Road 93 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 Orillia Galaxy Cinemas Orillia, 865 West Ridge Boulevard 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 Owen Sound Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound, 1020 10th Street Peterborough Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough, 320 Water Street Picton The Regent Theatre, 224 Main Street Richmond Hill SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas, 8725 Yonge Street Sarnia Famous Players Lambton 9 Cinemas, 1450 London Road Sault Ste. Marie Galaxy Cinemas Sault Ste. Marie, 293 Bay Street 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 Cineplex Odeon Varsity and VIP Cinemas, 55 Bloor Street W Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas, 300 Borough Drive Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street W SilverCity Fairview Mall Cinemas, 1800 Sheppard Avenue E 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 Starcite Gatineau Cinemas, 115 boul. Du Plateau Kirkland Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas, 3200 rue Jean Yves Laval Colossus Laval Cinemas, 2800 rue Cosmodome Montreal Cineplex Odeon Cavendish Mall Cinemas, 5800 boul. Cavendish Scotiabank Theatre Montreal, 977 rue Ste-Catherine O Sherbrooke Galaxy Cinemas Sherbrooke, 4204 rue Bertrand-Fabi Ste.Foy Cineplex Odeon Ste. Foy Cinemas, 1200 boul. Duplessis
Biographies of Christopher Plummer, John Plumpis, Erik Canuel, William Luce, John Barrymore, Steve Kalafer and Peter Ledonne are available for media upon request.
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 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 1,352 screens serving approximately 66 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the exclusive provider of UltraAVX(TM) 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 BY Experience
BY Experience kicked off the digital revolution of live events to movie theaters and other locations globally with David Bowie's 2003 Reality album launch and since then, over 13 million tickets have been sold worldwide for cinema events BY Experience has distributed and/or produced including the Met: Live in HD series, the U.K.'s National Theatre Live series, the New York Times speaker's series TimesTalks LIVE, the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of The Importance of Being Earnest (June 2011), Red Hot Chili Peppers Live: I'm With You (August 2011); The Big Four: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax (June 2010), BBC Electric Proms: Robbie Williams (October 2009), the classic music celebrations BBC Last Night of the Proms (September 2009, 2010, 2011), St. Olaf Christmas Festival (December 2007 and December 2011), David Gilmour: Remember That Night - Live from the Royal Albert Hall (September 2007), and the public radio shows A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor (February and October 2010) and This American Life - Live! with Ira Glass (April 2008 and May 2009). BY Experience distributes to over 50 countries, to 1,600 movie screens. For more information, visit: www.byexperience.net.
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