Tag Archives: King’s Island

Remembering The Magic Motion Theater

Growing up in the 1980’s in rural Georgia, the closest theme park was about a two-hour drive from where we lived. Luckily, we had a mall about 10 minutes away with a simulator in it that I was fascinated with. Does anyone else remember the Magic Motion Theater? Yes, for $5, I could hop inside

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Remembering Phantom Theater At King’s Island

Welcome to Part 2 of our coverage of what is arguably Kings Island’s most missed attraction: Phantom Theater.  The story of the attraction loosely was based on “Phantom of the Opera” with original characters. As guests went through the queue, they would encounter posters of the theater stars such as… Houdelini… The Great Garbonzo… …

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Designing Phantom Theater for Kings Island With R&R Creative Amusement Designs

Dark rides help define the heart, soul and character of a theme park. Personally, one of my favorites was The Phantom Theater, created exclusively in 1992 for Kings Island. Recently I got a chance to chat with President of R&R Creative Amusement Designs Rick Bastrup on what it was like to create this one-of-a-kind attraction.

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Equal Access in America’s Theme Parks

Cedar Fair Return Time Card

Theme Park University examines some recent news stories about waiting in line in theme parks. What is fair and what does the law say about the issues?

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