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Rocky Horror Picture Show: A Tribute Sends Universal Studios Hollywood's(SM) All-New 'Halloween Horror Nights' Through 'The Time Warp, Again'.

Mini-Musical Tribute To Be Featured At This Year's 'Halloween Horror Nights' Event, Beginning October 2

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Mad scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Rocky Horror and other famous Rocky Horror Picture Show characters will be part of the Halloween Horror Nights Halloween Horror Nights could refer to:
  • The Halloween Horror Nights event that takes place at the Universal Orlando Resort.
  • The Halloween Horror Nights event that takes place at Universal Studios Hollywood.
 line-up at Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) this year as "Rocky Horror Picture Show: A Tribute," is featured as part of the Halloween Horror Nights event which begins a 16-night run on October 2.

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Universal Studios Hollywood will present the "Rocky Horror Picture Show: A Tribute" at this year's Halloween Horror Nights event per an agreement between the theme park and Twentieth Century Fox's Licensing & Merchandising Division.

The tribute will bring the musical mayhem of the classic horror spoof to life on-screen and on-stage with live performers singing and dancing in the celebrated, outrageous "Rocky Horror" costumes. The tribute will be interactive, featuring audience participation and guest involvement.

The "Rocky Horror Picture Show" cult phenomenon was created over three decades ago by A Lou Adler Lou Adler (born December 13, 1933) is an American record producer, manager, and director.

Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in East Los Angeles, Adler grew up in a mixed Jewish/Mexican family. In 1964, Adler founded and co-owned Dunhill Records.
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  • Michael R. White, former Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio
  • Michael White (journalist), Associate Editor and former Political Editor of The Guardian
 Production of the Richard O'Brien musical and its momentum as a world-renowned cult phenomenon has never slowed.

Larry Kurzweil, President and Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)

The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president.
, Universal Studios Hollywood said: "Bringing film experiences to life is the essence of what we do at Universal Studios Hollywood and this classically edgy movie and its passionate following are a perfect fit for this year's ground-breaking Halloween Horror Nights event."

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show is more than a film, it's become a cultural touchstone in American entertainment and this new attraction is yet another testament to its strength," said Howard Nelson Howard Nelson, Ph.D. is a Trinidadian ecologist and wildlife biologist. He is currently the CEO and Conservation Manager at the Asa Wright Nature Centre located in the Arima Valley in Trinidad's Northern Range. , Vice President Worldwide Promotion for Fox Licensing. "This tribute extends our relationship with Universal Studios Hollywood, which continues to do a great job translating our properties for live audiences."

The entire Halloween Horror Nights event at Universal Studios Hollywood has been re-designed for 2009. "Halloween Horror Nights" will feature four all-new mazes, a new "Terror Tram" backlot backlot
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an area outside a film or television studio used for outdoor filming
 studio experience as well as terrifying new "Scare Zones." New attractions will include a "live" maze experience based on the "Saw" film franchise, per an agreement among Universal Studios Theme Parks, Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures.

Updates on "Halloween Horror Nights" are available on Twitter and Facebook, as Creative Director John Murdy reveals a running chronicle of exclusive information. Fans are invited to follow John Murdy on Twitter at: twitter.com/HorrorNights or via Facebook at: "Halloween Horror Nights - Hollywood (Official)."

Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A, includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex; the Universal CityWalk Universal CityWalk is a part of Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Japan originating from Universal's first park, Universal Studios Hollywood.  Cinemas; and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event venue. The theme park features such groundbreaking attractions as "The Simpsons Ride ," "Revenge of the Mummy Revenge of the Mummy is the name given to two separate enclosed steel roller coasters. It may refer to:
  • Revenge of the Mummy (Hollywood), at Universal Studios Hollywood in California.
  • Revenge of the Mummy (Florida), at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida.
  - The Ride" "Shrek 4-D(TM)," "Jurassic Park - The Ride," and the world-renowned Studio Tour, which takes guests behind-the-scenes of such landmark TV and movie locations as Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds." More information please visit: http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/.

About Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising

A recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox Television, one of the top suppliers of primetime entertainment programming to the broadcast networks.

CONTACT: Eliot Sekuler of Universal Studios Hollywood, +1-818-622-6896, eliot.sekuler@nbcuni.com; or Cynthia Pascoe of Fox Licensing & Merchandising, +1-310-369-2492; or Brian Reinert, or Laura Leonard, both of Bender/Helper Impact, +1-212-689-6360, for Universal Studios Hollywood

Web Site: http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/
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