The action-packed, technology-advanced show will be flying in to Chicago from Sept. 10 to Sept. 13 at the United Center and Sept. 18 to Sept 20 at Allstate Arena.
CHICAGO –– After much anticipation, Feld Entertainment, Inc., the world’s leading producer of touring live family entertainment, announced the most ambitious live show in its history, with Marvel Universe LIVE! Featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, this is the largest live arena production licensee partnership in Marvel history. The high-caliber arena spectacular will put fans right in the middle of one of the most electrifying battles between good and evil ever conceived. Produced by Feld Entertainment, this first-ever live Marvel tour made its 85-city debut in July 2014 in Tampa, FL, followed by the world premiere at New York City’s Barclays Center in August 2014. Marvel Universe LIVE! will be flying in to Chicago from Sept. 10 to Sept. 13 at the United Center and Sept. 18 to Sept 20 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., for total of 15 performances in Chicagoland. Tickets for Marvel Universe LIVE! are on sale now.
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one heroic quest. The story is framed around the battle over the Cosmic Cube, the source of ultimate power and one of the most feared and coveted treasures in the Marvel Universe, that has been shattered into pieces by the Mighty Thor in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. With the pieces scattered across the globe, Thor’s villainous brother Loki devises a scheme to clone its powers, inciting a threat that could not only decimate Earth but also obliterate the Universe.
To defeat Loki, Marvel’s biggest Super Heroes must band together, including The Avengers - Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk and Thor along with Spider-Man and Wolverine, must trek across the globe to retrieve the Cosmic Cube fragments and unite them. As the Super Heroes track the Cube, they will encounter some of their biggest adversaries including Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Red Skull, Madame Hydra, Aldrich Killian, Electro and more, in the quest for the very same fragments. These foes have no problem teaming up if it gets them closer to their ultimate goal of world domination.
Marvel Universe LIVE! launches new innovations in set design, aerial stunts, pyrotechnics and state-of-the-art show elements that bring movie style special effects to the live entertainment arena. Audiences will see the awe-inspiring world of Super Heroes come to life before their eyes with a dynamic cast comprised of some of the industry’s most talented stunt performers. Utilizing their talents and aided by a unique combination of never before seen arena mechanics some of Marvel’s mightiest will come to life with profound results. These true-to-comic creations will be supported by innovative lighting design and transformative 3D projection that will take the audience on a journey around the globe with these timeless characters. To support this massive undertaking, Marvel Universe LIVE! will not only utilize the entire arena floor, but also perform within a multilevel aerial space creating a unique experience that puts audiences right in the middle of the action in ways they could only dream about prior. (SOURCE: Feld Entertainment)
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