The latest "on ice" to hit NJ, Disney's Treasure Trove opened with the Incredibles getting the kids up and out of their seats, for a bit of stretching and movement. As the skaters and kids bopped to "We got the Beat" and "Pump Up the Jam", it hopefully got some of the wiggles out and got them ready to sit still for a bit. As the Incredibles made their exit, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy entered front and center to the delight of the kids.
Mickey and his buddies gave a short introduction to the show, and to the opening act- Alice in Wonderland. It's not often that Alice makes an appearance on ice, so it was a treat. There was of course, a "Mad" tea party, which was interrupted by some card soldiers and an every-petulant queen of hearts. We all enjoyed this act, the card soldiers spun about the ice, did some fun and military-looking marches/dances, and the queen carried her well known pink-flamingo croquet mallet while chasing Alice and the poor White Rabbit about. Some "odd ticking" Alice noticed brought out the next act, Peter Pan .
Peter Pan was a fun act to watch- interesting in particular was the small Croc who slithers in on his belly ( a person in costume, pushing on knuckles and feet) that sneaks up on Hook and scares him. Of course, there are adorable lost boys, whom Wendy tries to civilize, and Hook and his band of pirates kidnap the bunch of them. Tinkerbell swoops in (the kids love it when Pan and Tink "really fly") to help Peter save them all.
Next up was The Lion King. Nala and Simba were very good skaters, and we would have loved to see them more then just the few minutes they danced together. The "stampede" was interesting- each skater was 3 beasts- on on the head, one on each arm, all moving to create the stampede. Very creative and visually interesting. All of the animals were very well done for The Lion King act.
Those were our 3 favorites- also the first 3 acts of the show. The show also included a full act of Aladdin (Genie was very high energy, flipping around and featuring Abu as an elephant and a flying magic carpet) and Snow White, as well as one song each for Rapunzel, Ariel, and Tiana. The very last number features the whole cast recapping the song "Someday My Prince Will Come" along with all the Disney princesses, like Mulan and Shang, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty and Prince Phillip and more.
To find the next show in your nearest location, go to