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Oscar-winning Sophia Loren at Fallsview Casino in March

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Audiences will have a unique opportunity to get closely acquainted with one of the most beloved and recognizable figures in the international film world, Sophia Loren, who joins a stellar lineup of live entertainment this March at Fallsview Casino.

"Just when you think you've seen it all at Fallsview Casino Resort, Sophia Loren will enamour guests with a two-night engagement," said Cathy Price, Vice President of Marketing. "We're expecting very high demand for tickets, similar to previous shows starring Hollywood greats like Al Pacino and Carol Burnett."

Synonymous with grace, beauty and artistry, Oscar-winning actress Sophia Loren will captivate audiences with an intimate onstage conversation for two nights on March 27 & 28. The prolific career of this legendary star spans over five decades earning a remarkable array of notable accolades, including the first Academy Award presented for a foreign-language role with "Two Women". Decades later, in 1991, Loren received an Honorary Award from the Academy in acknowledgement of her indelible contributions to world cinema.

Fallsview Casino's knockout lineup also presents a thrilling evening with the famous Undisputed Champion of the World, Mike Tyson. Discover the man behind the legend during his acclaimed one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth", which opens March 20 at the Avalon Theatre for two nights. Directed by Academy Award nominee Spike Lee, Undisputed Truth lends a rare, candid look inside Tyson's life and career.

Closing out March's program is a performance by two-time Grammy-winning, platinum-selling artist Colbie Caillat. Named "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" by Billboard, Caillat will excite audiences with hit songs like "Bubbly", "Realize" and "Brighter than the Sun".

The complete March 2013 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:

Legends In Concert

March 6 - 17 (excluding March 12)

March 6, 11 & 13: Showtime 3PM
March 7 & 14: Showtime 8:30PM
March 8 & 15: Showtime 9PM
March 9 & 16: Showtime 3PM & 9PM
March 10: Showtime 3PM & 7PM
March 17: Showtime 7PM
Tickets start at $30

Phenomenal costumes and special effects showcase astounding tribute performers Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, Whoopi Goldberg, Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson; a truly legendary experience, live at Fallsview Casino Resort!

Mike Tyson
Undisputed Truth
March 20 & 21: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at $40

A rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most feared men ever to wear the heavyweight crown. Directed by Academy Award nominee Spike Lee, this riveting one-man show goes beyond the headlines, behind the scenes and between the lines to deliver a must-see theatrical knockout.

The 5th Dimension
March 22 & 23: Showtime 9PM
Tickets start at $20

Multiple Grammy-Award winning 60's pop sensation The 5th Dimension are celebrated for their intricate harmonies and world-renowned glamour through the release of several platinum records. Relive your favourite hits such as: "Up, Up and Away", "Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In", "Wedding Bell Blues", "(Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep at All" and "Stone, Soul Picnic" live at Fallsview Casino Resort.

Songwriter's Series
March 23: Showtime 8:30PM
All tickets are $20

Join us for an intimate evening of shared stories, laughs and unforgettable music, as Bob DiPiero and Tim Nichols bring some of Nashville's hit-making songwriters together on stage in the Grand Hall at Fallsview Casino Resort.  Bob DiPiero, Tim Nichols, Tony Arata and Leslie Satcher are featured this month.

Jen Hsien Chi
March 24: Showtime 7PM
March 25: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at $95

Taiwanese pop icon Jen Hsien Chi is widely recognized in Hong Kong and China for his admirable ballads such as "Heart Too Soft", "Music Traveller" and "Daredevil Spirit" along with his box office hits "Gorgeous" and "Summer I Love You".

An Evening With Sophia Loren
March 27 & 28: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at $90

Spanning six decades of Hollywood stardom, Academy Award-winning actress Sophia Loren has captivated audiences the world over with her dazzling extravagance and impressively glamorous movie roles. Discover the motivation, inner strength and everlasting beauty in an up-close-and-personal interview with Sophia Loren at Fallsview Casino Resort.

Colbie Caillat
March 29 & 30: Showtime 9PM
Tickets start at $35

Double platinum singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat brings her bright acoustic melodies and California spirit to Fallsview Casino Resort to perform her chart-topping singles including, "Bubbly", "Realize", "Fallin' For You" and "Brighter Than The Sun".

Tickets to March 2013 shows will be available starting at noon on Friday, November 30 at the Fallsview Casino Box Office (on any show date) or at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca. Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com and clicking on "Media Centre."

Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest and most elegant gaming resort facility in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders.  It features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 100 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, a 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

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