America’s top entertainment and cultural events will be presented in state-of-the-art digital theaters in the U.S. and Canada through The Hot Ticket, Sony Pictures Releasing’s new business unit. The Hot Ticket will distribute popular music concerts, performing arts and sporting events in high definition digital projection to select movie theaters. The Hot Ticket offers an opportunity for audiences to experience highly anticipated and sold-out events in an enhanced theater setting. For fans of Broadway shows, rock concerts, or premier sporting events, The Hot Ticket will provide an experience to see some of the world’s best entertainment on larger-than-life digital screens. As part of its inaugural slate, The Hot Ticket will launch the following high profile events: This September, The Hot Ticket will celebrate the conclusion of the 12-year Broadway run of Rent, featuring special closing night extras. In August, The Hot Ticket brings audiences the final staging of the music and dance extravaganza Delirium, from Cirque du Soleil. Each presentation will be a limited engagement and events will be shown in 2K and 4K digital theaters to ensure the highest quality viewing experience.