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[05/14/19 - 07:02 AM]
"South Park" to Launch Themed Escape Rooms Nationwide Beginning May 15 in Chicago
A pop-up prototype of the escape room was staged at the most recent Comic-Cons in San Diego and New York and was a huge hit among fans.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

SOUTH PARK PARTNERS WITH ESCAPE THE ROOM FOR THE NATIONWIDE LAUNCH OF SOUTH PARK BRANDED ESCAPE ROOM

South Park: Cartman's Escape Room to Debut in Chicago on Wednesday, May 15 Followed by Additional Escape Games in New York, Denver, Los Angeles and More This Summer

NEW YORK, May 14, 2019 - Trapped! Caught in another one of Cartman's schemes, fans of South Park will enter and try to escape the most diabolical and evil place ever invented: SKOOOOL! South Park: Cartman's Escape Room will make its debut in Chicago on Wednesday, May 15 followed by additional openings in New York, Denver and Los Angeles, with more locations to be announced this summer. Escape the Room Chicago is located at 60 Oakbrook Center, in Oakbrook, IL - 30 minutes from Downtown.

The nationwide launch of South Park: Cartman's Escape Room will offer fans of the iconic series a truly immersive experience featuring original dialogue and animation, providing an exciting new experiential initiative where participants will be transported into a standalone South Park experience. A pop-up prototype of the escape room was staged at the most recent Comic-Cons in San Diego and New York and was a huge hit among fans. It was recognized as of one of the best activations at each convention. For more information about this one-of-a-kind experience or to make a reservation visit escapetheroom.com/south-park

Escape rooms are a form of immersive reality entertainment designed for participants of all ages. The live action puzzle games each have their own theme in which players utilize clues to complete a mission or escape the room in 60 minutes or less. The experiences utilize the best in technology to immerse the players into the unique atmospheres of each room.

Comedy Central's South Park launched on August 13, 1997. The series airs Wednesday nights at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT and repeats later that night at midnight.

Trey Parker and Matt Stone are the co-creators of South Park. Parker, Stone, Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II are the Executive Producers of the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning South Park. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman are Producers. Chris Brion is the Creative Director of South Park Digital Studios. South Park website is SouthPark.cc.com.

Escape The Room was created by Victor Blake In New York City in 2013 and has now expanded to 22 locations in cities including Albuquerque, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Scottsdale, St. Louis, and Washington D.C. Escape The Room has entertained over 2 million players and prides itself on being the premier family friendly immersive experience.

Comedy Central gives audiences access to a world of super funny, personally relatable, culturally relevant, and provocative comedy that tells the funny truths of life, every day and everywhere. From award-winning late-night, scripted and animated series to stand-up specials, short-form and sketch, Comedy Central has it all. A subsidiary of Viacom, Comedy Central is available to more than 300 million households in over 150 countries across the globe.

Viacom creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions, our brands connect with diverse, young and young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries. For more information on Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following us on Twitter (twitter.com/viacom), Facebook (facebook.com/viacom) and LinkedIn (linkedin.com/company/viacom).





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