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Kevin Smith: Live From Behind to Be Broadcast From the Scotiabank Theatre Toronto to Participating Movie Theatres Across North AmericaKevin Smith Answers Questions From Live Theatre Audience and Social Media in This Interactive Event (November 22, 2011)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/11 -- AK27 Productions and Cineplex Entertainment, via their Front Row Centre Events, present Kevin Smith: Live From Behind featuring Jay & Silent Bob Grow Old, an interactive event hosted by Kevin Smith on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 9.30 p.m. EST. Live from the Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, the event will be broadcast via satellite to more than 70 movie theatres in Canada and 500 movie theatres in the United States.
The event will be split into two seamless segments, starting with Kevin introducing fellow actor and long-time friend Jason "Jay" Mewes. The two will host their highly rated podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old. The second half of the event will be a Q&A session with Kevin as he answers questions from the live theatre audience and from fans via Twitter. This will be the first Kevin Smith Q&A broadcast in North America where Kevin interacts with the live theatre audience and his fans on social media simultaneously.
Tickets for Kevin Smith: Live From Behind go on sale Wednesday, November 23rd for SCENE members and to the general public on Friday, December 2, 2011. The SCENE program is free to join, to enroll visit www.scene.ca. Tickets can be purchased at participating theatre box offices and online at www.cineplex.com/events or their mobile site m.cineplex.com.
Kevin Smith is a screenwriter, actor, film producer and director as well as a popular comic book writer, author, comedian/raconteur, and Internet radio personality best recognized by viewers as Silent Bob. He is most famous for his cult film catalogue including Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jersey Girl, Clerks II, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and his newest film Red State, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Smith also sports three DVD releases of his various college Q&A's (An Evening With Kevin Smith, An Evening With Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder, A Threevening with Kevin Smith, as well as an EPIX Original Q&A special Kevin Smith: Too Fat For 40. Kevin has also published two books full of essays and blog postings (Silent Bob Speaks and the New York Times Best Selling My Boring Ass Life), as well as Shootin' the Sh-t with Kevin Smith - a collection of the best material from SModcast, Smith and producer Scott Mosier's weekly podcast. www.smodcast.com.
Kevin Smith: Live From Behind featuring Jay & Silent Bob Grow Old will play at the following theatres in Canada:
BRITISH COLUMBIA Burnaby SilverCity Metropolis Cinemas, 4700 Kingsway Avenue Burns Lake Beacon Theatre, 441 Highway 16 Chilliwack Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack, 8249 Eagle Landing Parkway Coquitlam SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas, 170 Schoolhouse Street 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 Surrey Empire Studio 12 Guildford, 15051 101st Avenue Vancouver Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver, 900 Burrard Street Vernon Galaxy Cinemas Vernon, 2306 Highway 6 Victoria SilverCity Victoria Cinemas, 3130 Tillicum Road ALBERTA Calgary Cineplex Odeon Sunridge Spectrum Cinemas, 400-2555 32nd Avenue 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 Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton, 8882-170 Street EMPIRE Theatres City Centre Edmonton, 10200 102nd Avenue Grand Prairie Cineplex Odeon Grand Prairie Cinemas, 10330-109th Street Lethbridge Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge, 501-1st Avenue SW Red Deer Galaxy Cinemas Red Deer, 357-37400 Highway #2 MANITOBA Winnipeg SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas, 817 St. James Street 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 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 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 EMPIRE Studio 10 at Square One, 100 City Centre Drive 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 Oshawa Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas, 1351 Grandview Street N Ottawa 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 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 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 Vaughan Colossus Vaughan Cinemas, 3555 Highway 7 W Waterloo Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo, 550 King Street N Windsor SilverCity Windsor Cinemas, 4611 Walker Road QUEBEC Brossard Cineplex Odeon Brossard Cinemas, 9350 boul. Leduc Kirkland Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas, 3200 rue Jean Yves Laval Colossus Laval Cinemas, 2800 rue Cosmodome Montreal Scotiabank Theatre Montreal, 977 rue Ste-Catherine O NEW BRUNSWICK Fredericton EMPIRE Studio 10 Regent Mall, 1381 Regent Street Moncton EMPIRE 8 Trinity Drive, 127 Trinity Drive Saint John EMPIRE Studio 10, 175 McAllister Drive NEWFOUNDLAND St. John's EMPIRE Studio 12, 48 Kenmount Road NOVA SCOTIA Halifax EMPIRE 8 Park Lane, 5657 Spring Garden Road Sydney EMPIRE Studio 10, 325 Prince Street PEI Charlottetown EMPIRE Studio 8 Charlottetown, 670 University Avenue EMPIRE Studio 10, 325 Prince Street
Toronto-based AK27 Productions is the combined effort of Adam Kreeft, of Kreeft Booking and Katie Clark formerly of Underground Operations. Formed in spring 2011, AK27 specializes in live events and production on the ground and online. For more information, visit www.ak27productions.com.
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(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 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!
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