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Celine Dion's Las Vegas Show to Appear in Select Theaters on 12/17

Posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2007 12:50 PM. Last Updated on Friday, December 7th, 2007 5:20 PM by Scott Jentsch

Singer Celine Dion has been performing at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas for five years, and she'll be doing her last show on December 15th. Fans who want to relive the experience or see what her show was like will have a chance on Monday, December 17, 2007 at 7:30pm when "Celine Dion A New Day..." appears in select theaters across the country.

According to the press release (included below), more than 200 theaters are participating in this event, including those belonging to AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA Inc., Goodrich Quality Theaters, Kerasotes ShowPlace Theatres, Marcus Theatres, National Amusements and Regal Entertainment Group movie theatres as well as the Penn Cinema (Lititz, PA) and State Theatre (State College, PA) performing arts centers. Tickets will be $12.50 and are on sale now (click to purchase tickets).

The concert is described as:

Through a unique blend of concert, dance, theatre and multi-media, Celine Dion A New Day… created by DRAGONE and presented by Chrysler transports audiences to a virtual world where each song shapes a universe of its own. Created by Franco Dragone, the performance is an artistic collection of powerful song and dance, fantastical imagery, reoccurring characters and special effects, including projected images that are stories high and sequences where objects and performers appear to float across the stage. The spectacle includes a cast of 59 performers, musicians and vocalists who have perfected stunning choreographies and mastered the challenges of physical and aerial training and percussion and vocal sessions to deliver a performance that is truly a Las Vegas theatrical event.

According to the IMDb, Celine Dion has performed on the soundtracks for 16 movies, and her most notable performance was her song "My Heart Will Go On" for "Titanic" which won an Oscar® for Best Original Song.

Press Release

Celine Dion’s World Famous Las Vegas Show Appears on the Big Screen for One Night Only™ Following Final Curtain Call

Celine Dion A New Day…created by DRAGONE presented by Chrysler Transports Audience Members to a Unique Theatrical World on December 17th in More than 200 Movie Theatres

December 04, 2007 01:51 PM Eastern Time

CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The final curtain will fall on Celine Dion’s record-breaking engagement of A New Day… at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas this month, but fans can see this unique theatrical show, recorded earlier this year, featuring the biggest selling female artist of all time in an exclusive One Night Only™ event on the big screen in their local movie theatre – presented in association with National CineMedia’s FATHOM, Chrysler and AEG Network LIVE.

Celine Dion A New Day… created by DRAGONE and presented by Chrysler in-theatre event will be simulcast to more than 200 participating AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA Inc., Goodrich Quality Theaters, Kerasotes ShowPlace Theatres, Marcus Theatres, National Amusements and Regal Entertainment Group movie theatres as well as the Penn Cinema (Lititz, PA) and State Theatre (State College, PA) performing arts centers.

Tickets for this special one-time only event, which will be presented Monday, Dec. 17th at 7:30 p.m. local time, are on sale now for $12.50 and may be purchased at presenting theatre box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of presenting theatre locations, please visit the website (theatres are subject to change).

“Performing at Caesars Palace the past five years has been an incredibly rewarding experience,” said Celine Dion. “I’m thrilled that fans have another chance to see this remarkable show in their local movie theatre.”

Through a unique blend of concert, dance, theatre and multi-media, Celine Dion A New Day… created by DRAGONE and presented by Chrysler transports audiences to a virtual world where each song shapes a universe of its own. Created by Franco Dragone, the performance is an artistic collection of powerful song and dance, fantastical imagery, reoccurring characters and special effects, including projected images that are stories high and sequences where objects and performers appear to float across the stage. The spectacle includes a cast of 59 performers, musicians and vocalists who have perfected stunning choreographies and mastered the challenges of physical and aerial training and percussion and vocal sessions to deliver a performance that is truly a Las Vegas theatrical event.

“NCM FATHOM is proud to bring this incredible event to Celine Dion fans across the country following the finale of A New Day…,” said Dan Diamond, VP of NCM FATHOM. “A New Day… is unlike any other concert or event– it’s truly a theatrical event that can only come out of Las Vegas with amazing vocals, stunning choreography and a stage production that is a must see. Fortunately for Celine Dion fans, they can experience all of this at their local movie theatre on December 17th – just two days following the final curtain.”

“A New Day... has been a phenomenal success, and has surpassed anyone's expectations due in large part to Celine’s ability to connect with fans,” said John Meglen, AEG Live/Concerts West President. “That experience raised her already impressive artistry to a new level, one that we’re excited to bring to fans all over North America through movie theatres and NCM FATHOM.”

Celine Dion A New Day… created by DRAGONE and presented by Chrysler DVD will be available on December 18th in high-definition featuring unique and entertaining behind-the-scenes bonus footage. Celine Dion’s Taking Chances World Tour U.S. leg launches in Boston on Aug. 12, 2008 and will wind its way throughout the U.S. and Canada with 45 arena dates, culminating on Jan. 30, 2009 in Ft. Lauderdale.

Celine Dion has been honored with more than 1000 awards, including Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, World Music, Juno and Felix Awards.

About National CineMedia, Inc.

National CineMedia (NCM) LLC operates the largest digital in-theatre network in North America through long-term agreements with its founding members, AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest theatre operators in the U.S., and through multi-year agreements with several other theatre operators. NCM LLC produces and distributes its FirstLook pre feature program; cinema and lobby advertising products; comprehensive meeting and event services and other entertainment programming content. NCM LLC’s national network includes over 14,400 screens of which over 12,600 are part of the Company’s Digital Content Network (DCN). NCM LLC’s DCN covers 164 Designated Market Areas® (49 of the top 50). During 2006 and the nine months ended September 27, 2007, approximately 550 million and 423 million patrons, respectively, attended movies shown in theatres owned by the NCM LLC founding members (excluding Loews). National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) owns a 44.8% interest in and is the managing member of NCM LLC. For additional information, visit www.ncm.com or www.FathomEvents.com.

About AEG

AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, owns or controls a collection of companies including facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA), NOKIA Theatre Times Square, NOKIA Theatre at Grand Prairie (TX), the El Rey Theatre (Hollywood, CA), the WaMu Theatre (Seattle, WA), Target Center (Minneapolis, MN), Sprint Center (Kansas City, MO), Prudential Center (Newark, NJ) and The O2, a 28-acre development located in the eastern part of London along the Thames River which includes a 20,000 seat arena and over 650,000sf of leisure and entertainment use; sports franchises throughout the world including the Los Angeles Kings (NHL), Los Angeles Riptide (MLL), the Los Angeles Galaxy and Houston Dynamo (MLS) in addition to overseeing privately held management shares of the Los Angeles Lakers (NBA). AEG developed and operates The Home Depot Center, a $150 million national training facility on the Campus of California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, California designated as an “Official U.S. Olympic Training Site” by the United States Olympic Committee that includes major facilities for soccer, tennis, track & field, cycling, lacrosse, rugby, action sports, beach volleyball, basketball and other sports. AEG’s live entertainment division, AEG LIVE is one of the world’s leading concert promotion and touring companies.

AEG is overseeing the development of L.A. LIVE, a 4 million square foot / $2.5 billion downtown Los Angeles sports, residential & entertainment district featuring NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE, a 7,100-seat state-of-the-art live theatre, a 54-story, 1001-room convention center “headquarters” hotel, Club NOKIA a 2,400 capacity live music venue, a 14-screen Regal Cineplex, “broadcast” facilities for ESPN, along with entertainment, restaurant, residential and office space along with additional arenas, O2 World, on a 45-acre site in the heart of Berlin, Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California and in Las Vegas, Nevada.

About AEG Network LIVE-AEG Live

AEG Network LIVE is the division of AEG LIVE responsible for creating, marketing and distributing digital programming on broadband, cinema, wireless, television, DVD and other platforms worldwide. AEG Network LIVE has completed successful tour & CD launch campaigns for AEG Live clients including Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart & Prince. Recently AEG Network LIVE worked with Linkin Park and Warner Brothers Records on the release of the Minutes to Midnight CD release with AOL Music and NCM which resulted in record CD and digital download sales. AEG Live is the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles based AEG is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance, touring for a variety of programming and multi-media production. One of the largest concert promotion and touring companies in the world, AEG Live is comprised of special event, broadcast and exhibition divisions, and operates and owns numerous state of the art venues nationwide. Current AEG Live tours and productions include Celine Dion A New Day… at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” an international tour of the artifacts of King Tut. Recent and current promoted concert tours include Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Prince, Bon Jovi, Usher, Nickelback, Kenny Chesney, Rod Stewart, and Paul McCartney. AEG Live also co-produces the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Goldenvoice, the company’s southern California-based regional promotion division, created and operates the award winning annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The performances being distributed live by Garth Brooks & AEG Network LIVE for digital cinema and other outlets.

Source: National CineMedia Press Release



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