Canadian singer and producer The Weeknd has created a haunted house based on his studio album “After Hours” for Halloween nights at Universal’s theme parks in the US, the entertainment complex reported Tuesday.

The attraction, called “The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare”, will open its doors on September 2 at Universal Orlando Resort in central Florida, and then on September 8 at Universal Studio Hollywood in California. In both cases, tickets are already on sale.

“I always wanted my own Halloween Horror Nights haunted house as Halloween has always been important to my music so this is a dream come true. I feel like my music videos have served as a launching pad for a collaboration like this.” The Weeknd, whose given name is Abel Tesfaye, said in the statement.

Universal Studios pointed out that the haunted house is inspired by the Canadian’s fourth studio album, published in 2020 and from which singles such as “Blinding Lights”, “Too Late”, “Heartless” and “In Your Eyes” emerge.

“The dark undercurrents behind The Weeknd’s enigmatic persona will permeate new Halloween Horror Nights haunted houses on both coasts,” said those responsible for Halloween Horror Nights.

“With the eerie sounds of ‘After Hours’ echoing throughout the experience, guests will step into a surreal living nightmare filled with grotesque characters and themes inspired by The Weeknd’s music and short films,” adds the press release.

Halloween Horror Nights will take place only on select nights through October 31 at Universal theme parks in Florida and California.

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