As we roll into the holiday season, I just wanted to thank all of you for your support of Theme Park University. It’s been a labor of love. Providing this kind of content takes a ton of time, resources and money to keep it alive, which is why I am asking a small favor. At the
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Posted in Theme Parks 101
Also tagged Amazon
Live IN Theater takes a traditional murder mystery show and reinvents it. Held on the streets of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, bringing cases to life.
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.
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.
Posted in International Parks, Theme Parks 101
Also tagged Aerobar, Denis Laming, Disneyland paris, Futuroscope, Futuroscope Digital City, Le Cristal, molecular cuisine, Rene Monory, theme park architecture, theme park design
In Part 2 of the series, Josh Young uncovers what it took construct and build the world’s largest animatronic show in Singapore.
Posted in Outside The Parks, Spectacles
Also tagged Animatronics, automatons, Crane Show, Entertainment Design Corporation, Jeremy Railton, largest animatronics, largest robotic figures, Resort World Sentosa, robotic bird show, robotic birds, Sentosa Resort World Crane Show, Singapore
Theme Park University is proud to announce it’s first Pop Quiz Contest with prizes to be won! Josh Young talks about “the end” of the Hard Rock Park series as well as what’s to come in the future for TPU!
In an exclusive interview five years after Hard Rock Park opened and quickly closed, Josh Young sits down and chats with Jon Binkowski: former CCO at Renaissance Entertainment in Celebration, Florida where Jon is still creating attractions for the themed entertainment industry.
Posted in Extinct Attractions, Hard Rock Park
Also tagged Hard Rock Cafe, Hard Rock Park, Hard Rock Park discoveries, Hard Rock Park fail, Hard Rock Park Interview, Jon Binkowski interview, Josh Young, Led Zeppelin, Renaissance Entertainment, Shanghai Disneyland, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Transformers The Ride, Universal Orlando