Universal Studios Hollywood appears to have permanently closed its "Creature From the Black Lagoon: A Raging, Rockin' Show", after details of the attraction were removed from the park's website.
The show's details page on the Universal Studios website previously stated that the attraction was "open seasonally", implying that it would return at some stage. However, the page has now been removed and simply forwards to a list of the park's other attractions.
The show only debuted on July 1, but received poor reviews and has been closed frequently since. The most recent closure came during Halloween Horror Nights in October, and the park has not brought "Creature From the Black Lagoon" back since. The park is yet to confirm that it has closed permanently, but Screamscape reports that props from the ride have been seen "parked" backstage in the Studio Tour - a further indication that the show will not be returning.
"Creature From The Black Lagoon" was performed on the site of the former Fear Factor Live show, which closed last year. When it opened, Universal claimed that "from the production's first moments, guests will be thrust into an unexpectedly outrageous, bizarrely romantic, melodic and often outlandishly comic adventure as this monster classic is re-imagined for the 21st Century."
The show was based on the classic monster movie, and was a Broadway-style musical featuring an original score. At 25 minutes long, it was a major production and featured one of the world's largest puppets in the role of the "Creature".