After 'Carmen', 'Hamlet' and 'The Nutcracker' also come to the Kinepolis screen

Live ballet from the Opéra National de Paris and the Moscow Bolshoi Ballet
Live theatre from the London National Theatre

The massive interest in live opera has whetted the appetite for more. In the run-up to the holiday season, Kinepolis brings seven world-famous ballet performances and five renowned theatre productions to the big screen. The ballet performances will be transmitted live via satellite from the famous Paris National Opera and the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow to most of the Belgian Kinepolis complexes. The English theatre productions will be recorded in the London National Theatre. On 9 December (On the 9th of December), 'Hamlet' (London National Theatre) sets the ball rolling, followed by 'The Nutcracker' (Bolshoi Ballet) on 19 December (idem).

Ballet Programme Kinepolis Ostend, Kortrijk, Bruges, Ghent, Brussels, Eigenbrakel, Leuven, Hasselt, Liège - Metropolis Antwerp

* The Nutcracker: 19/12/2010 at 4:45 p.m.
* Class Concert / Giselle: 23/01/2011 at 4:45 p.m.
* Caligula: 08/02/2011 at 7:15 p.m.
* Don Quixote: 06/03/2011 at 4:45 p.m.
* Coppélia (Patrice Bart): 28/03/2011 at 7:15 p.m.
* Coppélia (Sergei Vikharev): 29/05/2011 at 4:45 p.m.
* Children of Paradise / 09/07/2011 at 7:15 p.m.

Tickets cost 20 euro (reduced price: 17 euro), available online from today or can be purchased at Kinepolis. Subscriptions cost 119 euro, can be purchased at Kinepolis

Theatre Programme Kinepolis Ostend, Kortrijk, Bruges, Ghent, Brussels, Braine-l'Alleud, Leuven, Hasselt,  Metropolis Antwerp

* Hamlet: 09/12/2010 at 7:30 p.m.
* Fela!: 13/01/2011 at 7:30 p.m.
* King Lear: 03/02/2011 at 7:30 p.m.
* Frankenstein: 17/03/2011 at 7:30 p.m.
* The Cherry Orchard: 30/06/2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets cost 15 euro (reduced price: 12 euro), available online from today or can be purchased at Kinepolis . Subscriptions cost 60 euro, can be purchased at Kinepolis
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About Kinepolis

Kinepolis Group NV was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups and was listed on the stock exchange in 1998. Kinepolis offers an innovative cinema concept which serves as a pioneering model within the industry. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management.

In Europe, Kinepolis Group NV has 63 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Since the acquisition of Canadian movie theatre group Landmark Cinemas and American movie theatre group MJR Theatres, Kinepolis also operates 36 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 109 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,131 screens and more than 200,000 seats. Kinepolis’ employees are all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience. 

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