Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Ride In New York City Is Like A Theater On Wheels

Take a look at what is easily the most sophisticated bus tour on the planet. Josh Young gives a behind the scenes peak on how they create The Ride in New York City, truly a traveling theater on wheels!

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Jekyll and Hyde Club Brings Macabre Eats To Times Square

Jekyll and Hyde Club Logo

New York City’s Jekyll and Hyde Club recently moved to Times Square and Josh Young takes a look at what makes this themed eatery one of the most detailed in the world – as well as why it misses the mark.

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E-Da Theme Park 3: Keep Your Ponchos on at All Times

Sean Graham, our Asian Theme Park Expert, takes a look at the attractions at E-Da and what makes them unique to the park. He also takes a look at the cultural differences you can find between Eastern and Western cultures visiting theme parks as well.

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Equal Access in America’s Theme Parks

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Theme Park University examines some recent news stories about waiting in line in theme parks. What is fair and what does the law say about the issues?

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5 Steps for Great Themed Entertainment: A (Titanic) Origin Story

Today, friends, I want to discuss how I first learned about the 5 Steps to Great Themed Entertainment… I probably learned more about audiences, interacting, and guest psychology as an actor/guide at Titanic, the Exhibition than in any other job. It was a perfect laboratory to find creative solutions to the daily challenges of an […]

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Cutting Edge Zombie Attractions

In our latest article, we take a look at zombie attractions around the world. Haunted houses are moving in a totally new immersive direction. Guests are no longer in an experience where actors are just jumping out for scares, you can now fight back!

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TPU Exclusive: Behind the Scenes at Hershey’s Great Chocolate Factory Mystery

Take a behind the scenes look at how Hershey’s Great Chocolate Factory Mystery – a first of it’s kind interactive 4D attraction was designed and built.

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TPU Review: Manor Professional Wrestling Dinner Theatre

Dinner Show Characters

Greetings, Students! Your esteemed faculty has just returned from an inspirational retreat, exploring the creative limits of the interactive genre. We have long been united by our love for dinner attractions – the more challenging and unusual, the better. So when word reached us of a new local dining experience we were soon on the […]

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Attractions at Futuroscope Never Go Stale

This time around, Josh Young takes a look at attractions within Futuroscope including dancing robots, IMAX 3D films and augmented reality!

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Futuroscope May Be The Most Unique Theme Park In The World

Very few theme parks in the world can call themselves true originals. Futuroscope combines truly one-of-a-kind attractions, unique architecture, and culinary experience that no other park has even attempted before.

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