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Busch Gardens Tampa – Morocco:
Iceploration (Moroccan Palace Theater)


Rating: * * * *
Type: Indoor theater show
Time: About 30 minutes
Short Take: Simply marvelous and not to be missed

The 1,200-seat Moroccan Palace Theater is an extremely well-appointed performance space capable of Broadway-quality spectacle, as illustrated by the now departed (and spectacular) KaTonga. But the theater has a proud tradition of hosting ice shows and Iceploration is the most elaborate yet.

The new show revolves around young Austin, who thinks that electronic technology connects him to the entire world. His grandfather proves otherwise by taking him on a whirlwind tour of the planet's wonders. In a visit to the Serengeti, ingenious, large-scale puppets re-create an African watering hole, while acrobatic skaters tell a story of a cheetah on the hunt for antelope. At Australia's Great Barrier Reef, black light and helium-filled balloons depict a world filled with exotic fish, sea turtles, and a moray eel.

Back on land, they're off to the Arctic, where in a dazzling display of theatrical artifice they witness the stunning aurora borealis while live sled dogs and a Siberian lynx grace the stage. Their final stop is the lush tropical rainforests of the Amazon where monkeys and birds fill the air and you won't even think to ask why the ice isn't melting.

A company of some 20 talented, not to mention acrobatic, skaters carry the story with ease. And thanks to a creative team that includes the Tony-winning costume designer Gregg Bates (The Drowsy Chaperone ), Busch proves yet again that it can beat Broadway at its own game..

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