2010 Best Theme Park Attraction: Sha-Kon-O-Hey vs. Universal Horror Make-up Show
Day Four of the 2010 Best Theme Park Attraction Tournament
continues with the final first-round match-up from the Best Live Show bracket.
If you haven't seen both of these shows, we've got attraction descriptions and show videos linked below. Take a look, then decide which one you'd like best.
7. Dollywood's Sha-Kon-O-Hey
10. Universal Studios Florida's Universal Horror Make-up Show
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Next up: Epcot's American Adventure vs. Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Sha-Kon-O-Hey is my vote, the show is great! It also won IAAPA's Heartbeat Award in 2009.
If you haven't seen the shows, please click the links and watch the clips. They're both entertaining, but different styles, so go with the one you prefer.
The Horror make up show is always fun, entertaining, and even a bit educational. The actors are funny and the show never has any down time. It's one of the surprise hits of USF and one of my favorite theme park shows.
I love the Horror Make-Up Show! It's definitely one of the reasons I'm so glad I have an annual pass. I am almost up to seeing it 100 times since January 21st of this year. I just love seeing the show, especially with my favorite actor there. :)
I have seen Sha-Kon-O-Hey! on several occasions and each time I notice something different. The opening act is incredible and when the girl lead starts off singing, you feel like your right there living a time in the early 1900s that I never expereinced because I was born long after that time period. It captures history and the viewer simultaneously. It tells a great story and Dolly did an awesome job with all the song lyrics. I get the tunes in my head and when I leave the show, I always leave with a new sense of pride for "My Mountains" and I am so glad to call them "My Home!"
Dollywood did get "Best in SHOWS" last year...that's all I'm saying!
Wow, April C. 100 times? That's... obsessive.
Maybe just a bit. I do other things as well. It's all in good fun.
Sha-Kon-O-Hey was the "editor's pick" that I gave a free pass into the tournament, despite its low number of votes. Even though it didn't advance, I do hope that being in the tournament brought some more readers' attention to the show, and that maybe a few might find their way to seeing it this year.
Yep, this one was really impacted by low voter turnout from the Herschend Contingent. I wonder if a Tweet or two from the Dollywood Twitter account would have helped? Although that account hasn't been very active for....ever.
You can be a "fan" of Dollywood's on their official Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dollywood/239284692239 it's only been around about a month or so.
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