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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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Live IN Theater Brings Murder Mystery To New York City Streets

The Ryan Case 1873

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.

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Jekyll and Hyde Club Brings Macabre Eats To Times Square

Animatronic Dummies

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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Futuroscope May Be The Most Unique Theme Park In The World

Futuroscope Logo 2013

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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Creating Sentosa Resort World’s Crane Show – Part 2

In Part 2 of the series, Josh Young uncovers what it took construct and build the world’s largest animatronic show in Singapore.

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Prizes, The Future and A Thank You

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!

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An Exclusive Interview With Jon Binkowski – Former Hard Rock Park’s Chief Creative Officer

Jon Binkowski Opening Day Hard Rock Park

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.

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