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New Interactive Immersive Theater Gaming Experience opens in New York City

Immersive theater continues to grow and expand. I believe we are still only scratching the surface of what is truly possible in this new category of entertainment. A perfect example? Recently I was literally the very first person to experience a new immersive theater event in New York City called RED, which is an all

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Could Immersive Theater be Merging with With Theme Parks in Disney’s Star Wars Land

I’ve been waiting for this moment for a long time and I think we are on the cusp of it finally happening. Immersive theater, which I believe is the most exciting form of entertainment out there today, may finally have some elements mixed in with Disney’s new Star Wars land when it opens in 2019.

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Immersive Spy Bar Opening in London for Limited Time

Do you like escape rooms? Immersive theater? Specialty cocktails? Then you need to get your butt to London during spring 2017. A new immersive spy bar is opening called The Bletchley and it looks incredible. Pop-up bars and restaurants are all the rage in London right now. The Bletchley is the third in a line

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Apocalyptic Immersive Theater Event Headed to New York City May 2017

We’ve all had this conversation. You’re sitting around having drinks with friends and the question pops up: how would you handle being in a true apocalypse? Now, a new apocalyptic immersive theater event known as RED will open in New York City in May 2017, so you can find out just how well you’d do.

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Seeing You Immersive Theater Event Opening for Six Week Run in New York May 2017

It’s officially springtime and that means new immersive theater offerings are popping up all over the world. In New York, a limited engagement show from the creators of Sleep No More and Queen of the Night debuts in May 2017 called Seeing You. At this point, very few details have been released on what exactly this

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Sweeney Todd Serves Up Meat Pies in Immersive Theater

It’s been a while since we have covered any immersive theater projects here at TPU. Today I wanted to give you a heads up on a really cool project headed to New York City, an all-new production of Sweeney Todd is headed from London and you won’t believe what you get to eat! After a

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Supercinema to Host Nightmare Before Christmas and Moulin Rouge Immersive Theater Parties

We have talked about the joys of immersive theater here at Theme Park University for years now. However, something we skipped over is Supercinema at the McKittrick Hotel in New York City, home to Sleep No More. After the regular immersive theater experience (which you should definitely experience at least once in your life) on

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The Vault of Souls Returns to Tampa for 2016 Haunt Season

There are two things I have looked forward to this fall: the return of pumpkin spiced everything and The Vault of Souls coming back to downtown Tampa. For those unfamiliar, this event takes place in the real creepy basement of a real bank built in the 1920s filled with real history. Unlike a typical haunt attraction,

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Sleep No More to Make Shanghai Debut in Fall 2016

The immersive theater phenomenon that has become New York theater’s best kept secret is branching out into China. That’s right, Punchdrunk (a London based theater company) is bringing Sleep No More east and setting up shop in Shanghai beginning fall 2016. In case you’ve been living under a rock, immersive theater is a new experiential form

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Paradiso Combines Escape Room with Immersive Theater

It is finally happening: immersive theater and an escape room experience are finally combining into one experience in New York City. The recently opened Paradiso combines special effects and elements of immersive theater into what they are calling a new form of entertainment. Paradiso is a 60-minute journey in which 10 participants at a time

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