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Amusement Parks: Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates Summertime Fun With New ‘6 Months for $60 Escape Pass, ‘ Offering So. Cal Residents Six Months Access to the Entertainment Capital of L.A. Available From June 8 Through September 27


Universal Studios Hollywood kicks off a season of summer fun with the new "6 Months for $60 Escape Pass, " offering Southern California residents unlimited admission and exceptional value at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. for a full six months from the date of first use.

Universal Studios Hollywood is providing good reasons for return visits this summer with the introduction of new special events, musical entertainment and enhanced attractions. For guests, there will be something new everywhere they look, and Universal Studios Hollywood’s "6 Months for $60 Escape Pass" pass will provide exceptional value for Southern Californians seeking an entire summer of cost effective entertainment for the whole family.

Among the new attractions, "The Creature from the Black Lagoon–a Raging Rockin’ Show, " will light up the stage beginning July 1 with all-original songs, spectacular stage effects and Broadway-level production values.

Beginning mid-June, the enhanced Studio Tour, newly equipped with state-of-the-art HD monitors and a digital playback system will become "mobile movie theatres" as the signature attraction rolls through new film sets and locations, reconstructed to filmmakers’ specifications after a fire damaged a backlot section last year. The locations are already buzzing with motion picture production activity.

The long-awaited "The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, " has begun production on a newly renovated sound stage located on the Universal Studios lot. The Studio Tour will offer guests a close-up view of the new stage during non-production days. And Emmy(TM) Award-winning host Conan O’Brien has added his off-beat commentary to the Studio Tour.

At the heart of the "6 Months for $60 Escape Pass" is the unlimited access to some of the theme park’s most popular thrill rides, including "The Revenge of the Mummy–The Ride, " "Jurassic Park–The Ride" and enormously popular "The Simpsons Ride, " which celebrates its one year anniversary and the 20th anniversary of its TV debut with a "Simpsons Summer Celebration" event that will be capture the spirit of Springfield and the carnival atmosphere of Krusty the Klown with daily festivities.

The "6 Months for $60 Escape Pass" can be purchased online at or at the Universal Studios Hollywood ticket booths. This is a Special Offer for Southern California Residents. Tickets are valid for six months from date of first use for Southern California residents only within ZIP codes 90000-93599 and are limited to six tickets per purchase. Proof of residency will be verified at the Front Gate. Blackout dates and restrictions will apply.

Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., includes a movie-based theme park and Studio Tour, the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex, the Universal Cinemas and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event venue. The theme park features the groundbreaking attractions "The Simpsons Ride, " "Revenge of the Mummy–The Ride, " "Shrek 4-D, " "Jurassic Park–The Ride" and the world-renowned Studio Tour, which takes guests behind-the-scenes of such landmark TV and movie locations and sets as Steven Spielberg’s "War of the Worlds" and "Desperate Housewives." Universal CityWalk features over 60 entertainment-themed restaurants, nightclubs, shops and dynamic entertainment options. The Universal CityWalk Cinemas, which includes California’s largest IMAX venue, features the best movie-going experience in Los Angeles.

Universal Studios Hollywood is a unit of Universal Parks & Resorts, a division of Universal Studios, a part of NBC Universal. NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May of 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.

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