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Welcome to the Worlds of Fun Past Shows page!  Click on one of the shows below for more detailed information on each show including the performance schedule.

Gypsy Wagon - Scandinavia

Cheap Thrills
1978-1984

World's of Fun's original tropical bird show featured five multi-colored macaws and cockatoos. Hosted by their trainer Weldon Middlebrooks this flock of talented birds performed several tricks and stunts during its 20 minute show.


Marionette Show
1985-1995

DeLores Hadley's Marionette Show was a popular puppet show at Worlds of Fun that called the Gypsy Wagon in Scandinavia home. The Marionette Show changed themes and puppets every year and was an enjoyable show for all ages.

Marionette Show
1973-1977

DeLores Hadley's Marionette Show was a popular puppet show at Worlds of Fun that called the Gypsy Wagon in Scandinavia home. The Marionette Show changed themes and puppets every year and was an enjoyable show for all ages.

Humpty's Show Chateau - Scandinavia

Humpty's Puppet Show
1979-1986

Another DeLores Hadley creation, Humpty's Show Chateau featured a puppet show for toddlers and small children.


Tivoli Music Hall - Scandinavia

All Aboard for Broadway
1993-1993


Be Young Again
1974-1974

Break Away to Broadway
1984-1984

Breakin' Out
1987-1987

Come on and Sing
1977-1977

This lavish Tivoli Music Hall show featured sixteen performers in a lavish musical production featuring music from Broadway to Disco.

Country Style
1994-1997

Dance to the Music
2007-2008

Dance to the Music comes to Worlds of Fun for the 2007 Season. Featuring the live 12-piece Powerhouse Band, Dance to the Music is a live musical tribute to the events, places and times that define American Music.

Don't Stop Believin'
2010-2011

Named after the 1980's Journey hit of the same name, Don't Stop Believin' is a hit right out the door. A tribute to the 1980's rock and hair bands, this new show for 2010 also features the live Powerhouse Band. As it is considered by many to be the best show in the park for 2010 its definitely one not to miss.

Friends
1975-1975

Gotta Dance
1979-1979

In the traditon of Tivoli variety productions, Gotta Dance featured a variety of musical styles starting off with a tribute to Broadway, covering the then contemporary rock and roll and country hits and ending with a finale to the big band hits of the 40's.

Haunted Theater
1985-1986

The Haunted Theater was one of Worlds of Fun's more elaborate shows, based on the premise of a magic show gone bad. Haunted Theater was a very well recieved show and left audiences suprised and amazed.

Let the Good Times Roll!
2009-2009

Let the Good Times Roll! comes to Worlds of Fun for the 2009 Season. Featuring the live 12-piece Powerhouse Band, Dance to the Music is a live musical tribute to the events, places and times that define American Music.

Let Yourself Go
1983-1983

Livin' in America
2006-2006

After a popular introduction at Cedar Point, Livin' in America comes to Worlds of Fun for the 2006 Season. Featuring the live 12-piece Powerhouse Band, Livin' in America is a live musical tribute to the events, places and times that define American Music.

Pizzazz
1980-1980

Pizazz was one in the line of many variety shows that performed seasonally on the Tivoli Music Hall stage. Pizazz featured a variety of music including the then contemporary pop rock and earlier rock and roll, while also covering the country and blues genres as well.

Razzle Dazzle
1978-1978

Rockin' the House
2001-2003

Rockin' the House is musical tribute to the Big-Band era of American history. It features a cast of talented performers and a 12-piece band performing Swing, Rhythm & Blues, Motown, Disco and Contemporary music. The show lasts approximatly 25 minutes.

Shine
1988-1988

Singin', Swingin' and Rockin' the House
1998-2000

Singin' Swingin' & Rockin' the House is musical tribute to the Big-Band era of American history. It features a cast of talented performers and a 12-piece band performing Swing, Rhythm & Blues, Motown, Disco and Contemporary music. The show lasts approximatly 25 minutes.

Snoopy Rocks
2004-2005

Rockin' the House is musical tribute to the Big-Band era of American history. It features a cast of talented performers and a 12-piece band performing Swing, Rhythm & Blues, Motown, Disco and Contemporary music. The show lasts approximatly 25 minutes.

Sparkle
1981-1981

A 40 minute unbeat variety show that took audiences on a whirlwind musical march through time. A very elaborate and glamerous Tivoli show, Sparkle combined the talent of 19 cast members, combined with the 14-piece Tivoli Orchestra.

Starbeam Music Machine
1983-1984

The Starbeam Music Machine was a true Worlds of Fun phenomenon, that followed the world of rock and pop in a truly unique sensory experience.

Tivoli 10
1982-1982

Tivoli 20 - Best of Tivoli
1992-1992

Too Hot
1989-1991

Twentieth Century Sing
1973-1973

Worlds of Follies
1976-1976

Coasters Drive In - Africa

Grease Monkeys
2012-2012

New for 2012! Put on the brakes and get your timing back on track with the dynamic drumming and powertrain percussion of the GREASE MONKEYS!


Pygmy Playhouse - Africa

Nairobi Nigel's Pygmy Playhouse
1977-1980

Nairobi Nigel, resident safari guide started in this short lived, but delightful puppet show in the African section of the park.


Forum Amphitheater - Europa

The Concert Series
1974-1996

One of many visitors greatest memories of Worlds of Fun, is of the Concert Series that brough world-class performers to the Forum Amphitheater stage for free summer concerts.


Moulin Rouge - Europa

British Invasion
2010-2011

A new take on the old rock 'n roll medley show, British Invasion focuses specifically on the music hits from across the pond including tributes to the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Petula Clark to name a few. British Invasion plays throughout the season in the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.


Can Can Show
1973-1973

Visitors kicked up their heels in the original foot stomping Moulin Rouge Can-Can Show.

Chasin' The Blues Away
1977-1977

This musical ragtime review featured six talented performers that would tap dance, sing and joke their way through 20 minutes of fun.

Classic Stax
2002-2003

Classic Stax (formerly Stax of Wax) is a rock n' roll medley that is a show definitly not to miss while visiting the park. It is a wonderful live show that highlights the hit rock n' roll music from the 50's and 60's and early 70's in a fast paced lively atmosphere. Stax of Wax plays throughout the season in the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Cleaver High Homecoming
2005-2006

Cleaver High Homecoming (formerly Stax of Wax) is a rock n' roll medley that is a show definitly not to miss while visiting the park. It is a wonderful live show that highlights the hit rock n' roll music from the 50's and 60's and early 70's in a fast paced lively atmosphere. Stax of Wax plays throughout the season in the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Election Daze
1980-1980

With the audience filling in as the special interest group this hillarious vaudeville political comedy puns the relative insanity that surrounds the nomination of a party candidate.

Fast Trax
2012-2012

Join the talented cast of FAST TRAX on a rock 'n' roller coaster ride through the best in pop and rock music!

Good Lovin'
2007-2008

Good Lovin' (formerly Stax of Wax) is a wonderful live show that highlights the hit rock n' roll music from the 60's and early 70's in a fast paced lively atmosphere. Good Lovin' plays throughout the season in the Moulin Rouge Theater in Europa.

Great Rasco's Wonderous Workshop
1983-1984

This puppet show created and performed by the talented DeLores Hadley found its home at the Moulin Rouge for two seasons of fun. The popular Marionette Show was performed at Worlds of Fun from opening year 1973 until 1995 when it was discontinued.

Hello Great Times
1979-1979

I Love Rock n' Roll
2005-2008

I Love Rock n' Roll (or Stax of Trax as it was previously known) Stax of Trax is a lively musical review of the rock and pop hits from the 70's, 80's and 90's as well as various musical themes from the hit television shows of the era. It was added in 1999, as a spin off of the original Stax of Wax. It plays only during the summer at the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

It's Still Rock & Roll
2009-2009

It's Still Rock & Roll (or Stax of Trax as it was previously known) is a lively musical review of the rock and pop hits from the 70's, 80's and 90's as well as various musical themes from the hit television shows of the era. It was added in 1999, as a spin off of the original Stax of Wax. It plays only during the summer at the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Party Rockin' 40 Years
2013-2013

A tribute to Rock and Roll hits from the last 40 years.

R.O.C.K. in the USA
2009-2009

R.O.C.K. in the USA(formerly Stax of Wax) is a wonderful live show that highlights the hit rock n' roll music from the 60's and early 70's in a fast paced lively atmosphere. R.O.C.K. in the USA plays throughout the season in the Moulin Rouge Theater in Europa.

Stax - The Next Generation
1985-2004

Stax - The Next Generation (formerly Stax of Wax) is a rock n' roll medley that is a show definitly not to miss while visiting the park. It is a wonderful live show that highlights the hit rock n' roll music from the 50's and 60's and early 70's in a fast paced lively atmosphere. Stax of Wax plays throughout the season in the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Stax - The Next Generation
2002-2003

Stax - The Next Generation (formerly Stax of Trax) is a lively musical review of the rock and pop hits from the 1960's and 70's as well as various musical themes from the hit television shows of the era. It was added in 1999, as a spin off of the original Stax of Wax. It plays only during the summer at the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Stax of Trax
1999-2004

Stax of Trax is a lively musical review of the rock and pop hits from the 1960's and 70's as well as various musical themes from the hit television shows of the era. It was added in 1999, as a spin off of the original Stax of Wax. It plays only during the summer at the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Stax of Wax
1985-2001

Stax of Wax is a rock n' roll medley that is a show definitly not to miss while visiting the park. It is a wonderful live show that highlights the hit rock n' roll music from the 50's and 60's and early 70's in a fast paced lively atmosphere. Stax of Wax plays throughout the season in the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Stax of Wax - Cleaver High Homecoming
2010-2010

Cleaver High Homecoming is a rock n' roll medley. It is an enjoyable live show that highlights the hit rock n' roll music from the 50's and 60's in a fast paced lively atmosphere. Stax of Wax plays from June 7th through August 15th in the Moulin Rouge theater in Europa.

Stay Tuned
2011-2012

Tune in for the Moulin Rouge's tribute to retro-television tunes.

Way Off Broadway
1981-1981

Americana Midway - Americana

Outta Sync
2002-2006

"Outta Sync" became Worlds of Fun's first traveling musical band with its debut in the 2002 season. Watch for these musicians throughout the park during the summer months.


Canine Crossing - Americana

Mutt Allica!
2009-2011

Added for the 2009 season Mutt Allica! is Worlds of Fun's third variation of this show featuring man's best friend. The Clements and their famous ulti-mutts bring to the stage this lively canine comedy and live stunt show during the summer months.


Canine Junction - Americana

Perondi's Extreme Canines Show
2005-2008

Returning for its 3rd season is the park's very first show staring man's best friend. The Perondi's bring to the stage this lively canine comedy and live stunt show during the summer months.


Cotton Blossom - Americana

Dixieland Band
1973-1973

The Dixieland Band found their home on the stern of the famous Cotton Blossom. This traditional swing band played and sang for Worlds of Fun's first season of guests.


Country Junction - Americana

The Great Train Robbery Stunt Show
1988-1988


Flying Circus Theater - Americana

Delores's Sawdust and Sequins Marionette Show
1978-1982


Heart of America Theater - Americana

Summer Spectacular
1997-2004

The Summer Spectacular is a spectacular pyrotechnic, lazer and musical show put on in the Heart of America Theater (Forum) every night during through June 19th to August 15th at approximatly 9:25pm.


Parrot Junction - Americana

Fowl Play
1998-2004

Fowl Play is a bird show that is located at Country Junction in Americana. It runs the entire season, and features several birds including Parrots, Macaws and Cockatoos which entertain for the audience while the two hosts tell a few facts about each bird.


Peanuts Showplace - Americana

Charlie Brown's Hoedown
2011-2011

Join Charlie Brown, Linus, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts™ gang for a sing-a-long. Children are active participants in this show which also includes a few surprises.


Charlie Brown's Jungle Journey
2012-2012

Join Charlie Brown and the whole PEANUTS gang for music, fun, and some special surprises

Rainbow Pavilion - Americana

Superstar Rainbow Brite Show
1985-1986


Snoopy's Campground Theater - Americana

Kampground Karaoke for Kids
2002-2010

Join Charlie Brown, Linus, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts™ gang for a campground sing-a-long. Children are active participants in this show which also includes a few surprises.


Tree House Hollow Theatre - Americana

Shirt Tales
1983-1984

What child of the 80's could forget the Shirt Tales? The loveable Saturday Morning cartoon was brought to life at Worlds of Fun's Tree House Hollow Theatre.


Yumma Yucca Messa - Americana

Funfighters
1977-1977


Aquatic Arena - Orient

Acapulco Fiesta Dive Show
1998-1998


All-American Dive Show
1999-1999

Fins and Flippers Dolphin Show
1973-1996

Located in the Aquatic Arena in The Oriental Section of the park, this show was an original addition to Worlds of Fun. It featured two performing dolphins named Skipper and Dolly. They were later replaced by two other dophins named Clovis and Sandi.

Mermaids and Mariners Dive Show
2000-2001

The Mermaids and Mariners Dive Show is the third dive show to call the Aquatic Arena home. This show is very similar to the past diving shows in that it features World-Class divers performing dangerous dives into Worlds of Fun's 9 foot tank.