Niles: Universal Studios takes another step to stay ahead in theme park business

Southern California will lose a bit of its theme park history in January, when Universal Studios Hollywood closes its longest-running stand-alone a...

November 20, 2022
3:36 AM

Southern California will lose a bit of its theme park history in January, when Universal Studios Hollywood closes its longest-running stand-alone attraction. Universal's Animal Actors and the Special Effects Show will close at the park on Jan. 8, 'to make way for a new attraction,' Universal announced earlier this month. Some version of the Animal Actors show has been playing in its theater on Universal's Upper Lot since 1970, making it the longest-running attraction at the park other than Universal's ever-changing Studio Tour.

Robert Niles