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Cineplex Front Row Centre Events Expand : Series Includes Productions by Kenneth Branagh

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 Cineplex Entertainment (“Cineplex”) and Front Row Centre Events announced today the expansion of its theatrical programming offering with seven new stage presentations this winter. Upcoming events will feature performances by actor-director Kenneth Branagh in a new series called Plays at the Garrick, the 120th anniversary production of The Importance of Being Earnest by the London Vaudeville Theatre, as well as the latest world-class performances from National Theatre Live. The complete line-up of new stage offerings includes:

  • The Winter’s Tale from Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company – Kicking off the inaugural season of Plays at The Garrick comes this live performance of Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption, starring Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench (November 26, 2015)
  • The Importance of Being Earnest from London Vaudeville Theatre – Audiences will have the opportunity to see Oscar Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece starring acclaimed actor David Suchet (Poirot) as the formidable Lady Bracknell (December 3, 2015)
  • Jane Eyre from National Theatre Live – A re-imagining of Charlotte Brontë’s acclaimed masterpiece (December 10, 2015)
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses from National Theatre Live – Donmar Warehouse’s highly anticipated new production (January 28, 2016)

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