Art and cinema around the world with Cineplex Events this summer

You don’t need to pack the kids and spend a fortune to travel abroad and take in the latest plays from the National Theatre or visit a world-renowned art gallery! Cineplex Events programming at local theatres invites audiences to experience the best in original, ‘one night only’ and series-based entertainment at Cineplex Odeon McGillivray, Scotiabank Theatre Winnipeg, and SilverCity St. Vital cinemas.

Offering a wide variety of programming for audiences looking for a unique cultural experience, the Cineplex Events lineup has something for everyone to enjoy. Event Cinema series include Stage, Concerts & Music, Classic Film, In the Gallery, Dance, Family Favourites, Anime, Travel, and The Met Opera as well as special limited engagement presentations, holiday programming, rare archival episodes from popular television shows and more.

There are a wide range of upcoming Cineplex Events programming for June and July in Winnipeg that will take you around the world right in the comfort of a local theatre including:

Stage Series
From the Stratford Festival in Ontario to the National Theatre in London and Broadway, the popular Stage Series brings world-class theatre productions and acclaimed performances captured live from some of the world’s best theatre companies to Cineplex theatres across Canada. Upcoming screenings include:

  • National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches – May 29, June 9 & 19, 2018
  • National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika – May 31, June 10 & 26, 2018
  • National Theatre Live: Macbeth – June 16 & 20, 2018
  • National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – July 4, 6 & 8, 2018

Concerts & Music Series
This series brings music lovers to their feet with unique and exclusive music documentaries, concert films and music movies on the big screen.  Audiences can see legendary concerts up close and celebrate their favourite artists with other fans. Upcoming screenings include:

  • André Rieu’s 2018 Maastricht Concert: Amore, My Tribute to Love – June 28 & 29, August 1, 4, 8 & 12, 2018
  • Yellow Submarine – July 8 – 12, 2018
  • Muse: Drones World Tour – July 12, 2018

Classic Film Series
For only $6.99 per screening, the Classic Film Series gives moviegoers the opportunity to revisit time-honoured favourites the way they were meant to be seen – on the big screen and shared with an audience. These pillars of Hollywood cinema are not to be missed on the silver screen. Upcoming screenings include:

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – June 3, 5 & 6, 2018
  • The Birdcage – June 15, 16 & 17, 2018
  • How to Marry a Millionaire – June 20, 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26, 2018

In the Gallery Series
In the Gallery series provides art lovers unprecedented access into the lives and works of renowned master artists with a cinematic inside look at the world’s greatest works of art and art exhibitions.

  • Van Gogh. Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies – June 13 & 17, 2018

Dance Series
Newly-staged ballet classics from the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet grace Cineplex theatres across the country giving audiences the opportunity to experience stunning performances, captured live from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia, from the comfort of their local theatre.

  • The Bolshoi Ballet: Coppélia – June 10, 2018

Family Favourites Series
For only $2.99 on Saturday mornings the whole family can enjoy their favourite film on the big screen. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with the family and a portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity.

  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – May 19, 2018
  • Peter Rabbit – May 26, 2018
  • Early Man – June 2, 2018
  • Storks – June 9, 2018
  • Justice League – June 16, 2018
  • The Land Before Time – June 23, 2018
  • Incredibles 2 (Sensory Friendly Screenings) – June 30, 2018
  • Sherlock Gnomes – July 7, 2018
  • The Greatest Showman – July 21, 2018
  • The Princess Bride – July 28, 2018

The Met Opera Series
Launched by the New York Metropolitan Opera, the series of opera performances are transmitted live in high-definition to movie theatres around the world. First introduced in December 2006, the series is aired in more than 70 countries and on over 2,000 screens, including 110 Cineplex theatres in communities large and small across Canada. Upcoming screenings include:

  • Cendrillon – June 9, 11 & 13, 2018
  • Madama Butterfly – June 30, 2018
  • Il Trovatore – July 7, 2018
  • Eugene Onegin – July 11 & 14, 2018
  • Turandot – July 18 & 21, 2018

Upcoming original, ‘one night only’ Event Cinema programming includes:

  • Never before seen 90-minute director’s cut of the hugely popular classic Doctor Who adventure Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks – June 14, 2018

For participating locations, show times and tickets, visit Cineplex.com or use the Cineplex app to purchase tickets right from your mobile device and collect SCENE points. Sign up for Cineplex Events’ monthly newsletter to receive previews to upcoming Events Cinema programming, exclusive interviews, contests and more. Here’s to a great summer off and on the screen!

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