Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation will open at Busch Gardens Tampa on May 18th. The new 20-minute musical show follows the antics of Alex the Lion, Gloria the Hippo, King Julien, Mort and the Penguins during a vacation adventure. Featuring rock/pop music performed by a live band and including both classic and original songs, families are sure to enjoy the performance each time they visit the park. Busch Gardens Tampa is renovating their Stanleyville Theater and making it the show's new home.