Unite in a race against time to defeat Loki in an
epic quest to defend the universe from evil.
During a kidnapping at the hands of terrorists,
billionaire Tony Stark suffered a near-fatal
chest wound. Stark constructed a
sophisticated metal suit that stabilized his
injury and allowed him to escape. He then
vowed to use his resources and intellect
to protect the world as the armored
hero Iron Man!
During WWII, the frail but courageous Steve
Rogers was injected with an experimental
Super-Soldier serum, emerging from the
treatment as the pinnacle of human
physical potential. Outfitted with a
patriotic costume and iconic shield, he
became the legendary
Legend tells of the son of Odin, heir to the
throne of Asgard - Thor, the mightiest hero of mythology! Once banished to earth by his
father Odin in order to learn a lesson in
humility, the noble Thor has since vowed
to protect the planet, using his
enchanted hammer to vanquish any
foes that threaten his adapted home.
A massive dose of gamma radiation transformed
the brilliant but meek scientist Bruce Banner
into the jade giant known as the Hulk. Often
targeted by those who misunderstand him,
Hulk prefers to use his immense power to
smash the forces of evil, proving to the
world that he is the strongest hero
Once a shy science nerd, Peter Parker's life was
changed forever when the bite of a radioactive
spider granted him amazing arachnid-like
abilities. Peter realized that with great
power, there must also come great
responsibility and he’s devoted his life
to protecting New York City and its
Born Stephen Vincent Strange, his intense
intelligence and ambition made him a highly skilled and celebrated doctor, until a car
accident severely damaged his hands.
Vowing to master the art of sorcery, he
learned to harness the magical
abilities within himself and the world
A headstrong adventurer, Peter Quill was taken
from his Earthly home at a young age, growing
up in outer space alongside the Ravagers. He
travels the cosmos equipped with a
high-tech blaster and a mix-tape of music
from home, as he leads an unlikely team
of interstellar misfits - the Guardians
of the Galaxy.
Though he may look like a common raccoon, the
temperamental Rocket is in fact a
one-of-a-kind genetically produced being, originally created on the planet Halfworld. Previously a small-time thief, Rocket lends
his genius and heavy artillery to the
Guardians of the Galaxy.
The last surviving member of a tree-like alien
race, Groot is perhaps one of the most
unusual beings in all the cosmos. Though
calm and quiet in most instances, he is
known to unleash his tremendous
strength on any enemy foolish enough
to threaten his allies, particularly his
long-time partner in crime, Rocket.
Fueled by a personal vendetta against those
who cost him his family, the rough-edged
warrior Drax the Destroyer has room in his
life for little else besides revenge. After
making a tentative alliance with the
Guardians of the Galaxy, the untamed
Drax must learn to put the needs of
the Universe before his own.
Orphaned as a child when the rest of her
species was annihilated, Gamora was found
and raised by the tyrant Thanos, who
conditioned her to become an unparalleled
warrior. Teaming up with Star-Lord and
his motley crew, she now seeks to
redeem her past crimes as a member
of the Guardians of the Galaxy.
King T'Challa is the Black Panther, a sacred title
that must be both inherited and earned by the
current Wakandan ruler. Granted
superhuman powers by ceremonially
consuming a mystical heart-shaped herb,
the Panther is responsible for
defending his people and the world,
from any threats.
At the age of 9, Daniel Rand was brought to the
mystic city of K'un-Lun where he pursued
martial arts. When he turned 19, he sought
to win the power of the Iron Fist by fighting
serpent Shou-Lao the Undying. Daniel
slayed Shou-Lao and gained the
supernatural energy of the Iron Fist.
Wasp used Pym particles to shrink, sprout wings
and shoot explosive blasts she dubbed "wasp stings." Transformed as the Wasp, she
partnered with Ant-Man to form a Super
Hero due and become founding members
of the Avengers.
Raised from an early age in the top-secret Red Room program, Natasha Romanoff was trained
to be the Black Widow, a dangerous
super-spy and master in the arts of
espionage, subversion and combat. She
ultimately joined the covert intelligence
agency S.H.I.E.L.D. as a member of the
The infusion of herpetological cells
transformed Connors into a super-savage,
super strong lizard creature.
Rhino’s skin is permanently bonded with an
extremely tough polymer, making him
nearly invulnerable and imparting
immense superhuman strength. The suit
is strong enough to stop even bullets,
and with the razor-sharp horn
attached to his head, Rhino can
easily tear through solid steel.
Loki is an evil Asgardian being and wielder of
mischief bent on conquering Asgard,
enslaving the Earth, and destroying his
stepbrother - The Mighty Thor. While he
may usually prefer to act behind the
scenes, he should never be
underestimated in one-on-one combat.
The experimental “Goblin Formula”
empowered Osborn with extraordinary
strength, speed and endurance. Using
his technological genius, he has fashioned
an eclectic, Halloween-themed arsenal
including flying razor bats, pumpkin
bombs,and gauntlets that discharge up
to 10,000 volts of high frequency.
Enhanced by an immediate power source,
such as a generator, Electro is capable of acquiring, storing and manipulating
electrostatic energy, which he can
release or harness for a number of
Felicia Hardy established herself as a gifted
cat burglar. Though Black Cat at one time
possessed other abilities, she currently
relies on her expert agility, and her
well-honed martial arts skills to battle
the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
One of the most fearless and feared
mercenaries, the blue-skinned Nebula remains
a mystery. Nebula first caught the Universe's
attention when she hijacked the satellite
Sanctuary II and began a lifelong battle
with the Avengers. Her greatest
personal foe is her sister Gamora from
Guardians of the Galaxy.
Ferocious and fun-loving, the blue-skinned
Yondu is called "Boss" of the Ravagers. He
became a game hunter of the primitive
Zatoan tribe, humanoid beings native to
Centauri IV, the first planet solar system
colonized outside of the Sun's solar
James Hadley has more than 25 years of experience in creating and directing large-scale events, circus shows and professional theater. He recently created the Closing Ceremony of the first-ever European Games in 2015. This enormous multi-media performance, seen by over 500 million people, featured more than 3,000 artists and musical acts, including John Newman and Clean Bandit. After performing in multiple shows on Broadway, James became Cirque du Soleil’s Senior Artistic Director for North America, where he was responsible for the artistic quality and evolution of world-renowned shows including Mystère, La Nouba, "O", The Beatles' LOVE, Ka, Iris and Zumanity. He also directed the Cirque du Soleil content in many large-scale promotional events including The Grammy Awards, The Tonight Show, Live with Kelly and Michael, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Today Show. He has created and directed many circus productions that have toured South America, with spectacular acts from all over the world. James is thrilled to be working with Feld Entertainment on Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes.
David Love is a playwright and television writer, bringing his dynamic writing style to Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes. He has crafted an original storyline and dialogue featuring the legendary heroes and villains. Trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a true fan of the Marvel Universe, Love is thrilled to work alongside the director, special effects team and fight choreographers to bring this jaw-dropping production to life. Other notable projects include writing for Lionsgate TV and FX.
Eric Miranda is an accomplished stunt performer and stunt coordinator with 22 years of practical experience in the industry and numerous film and television credits. He has also been a stunt coordinator for some of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ largest live-action shows. Miranda brings his expertise to Feld Entertainment’s action-packed production, Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes.
Originally from southern California, Mark Koss received his undergraduate degree in Theatre Design from San Francisco State University. Koss designed costumes for dance and theatre in San Francisco before moving to New York City to attend the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He has collaborated with artists such as Glenn Casale, John MacInnis, Hall Brooks and Azure Barton. His Feld Entertainment credits include Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME and Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes.
Josh Zangen designs critically acclaimed stage layouts and scenic elements for concerts, theater, events, TV and live performances. His work includes concert set designs for artists like Britney Spears and Outkast. Some of his TV credits include work for Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake’s performance on The Grammy Awards, Rihanna’s appearance on American Idol and FIFA World Cup® Championships. Zangen has also created various theater sets. Along with Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes, he has worked with Feld Entertainment on two productions of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®.
Mark Dirkse brings his vast knowledge of the stunt industry to Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes after having spent more than 30 years in the entertainment business as a performer, coordinator and director. He has overseen the action sequences and safety on numerous film projects, including The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Thor. Dirkse is also responsible for creating and coordinating shows for major theme parks in both the United States and abroad.
Sam Doty’s credits include Disney On Ice presents Frozen, Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Barnum Bash℠ and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Super Circus Heroes℠. He has assisted in the planning and building of every Feld Entertainment show since 2006, including the newest production Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes. Doty’s vast experience with lighting dance shows and his understanding of rhythm and melody play an integral role in his unparalleled ability to translate music and movement into light.
Award-winning composer Michael Picton brings his musical talents to Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes. Picton is no rookie when it comes to working with Feld Entertainment as his impressive résumé includes original songs and scores for a variety of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® shows and the first edition of Marvel Universe LIVE! His other credits include music for film, television and theatre including the 2nd Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors, Flash Gordon, the Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary Concert, network themes for PBS and CNN International as well as commercials for Target, HBO and Verizon among others.
David Doersch is a professional fight choreographer, specializing in live action. He choreographed and taught at many of the largest theaters and festivals in America, worked with top directors and has been a visiting educator in various theater training programs. Additionally, he holds a plethora of TV and film credits, including staging and performing the sword fight in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. Doersch is a co-founder of the International Order of the Sword and the Pen, the only global association of fight directors, stunt coordinators, movement educators and scholars of martial techniques.
Kenneth Feld, CEO at Feld Entertainment
Juliette Feld, Chief Operating Officer at Feld Entertainment
Welcome to Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes. We are excited you’re here to be part of the action.
Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes brings together the Avengers, Spider-Man and new fan favorites, the Guardians of the Galaxy, to stop Loki in his quest to rule the universe. To bring this thrilling production to life, we collaborated with Marvel Entertainment from concept to production. We found a nearly superhuman cast of aerialists, acrobats and motorcycle riders to portray our heroes and villains. We transport you through the story from outer space to the Savage Land to New York City and beyond with vast video projection. We also made advances in technology and character special effects, allowing us to transform Bruce Banner into the Hulk right before your eyes, levitate Doctor Strange, throw Spider-Man’s webs and more.
As a producer and a parent, I strive to create experiences that will entertain, excite and enthrall the entire family! At Feld Entertainment, our mission is to create experiences that uplift the human spirit and bring people together. We hope to see you again soon at another of our other events, whether it’s Disney On Ice, Monster Jam, Monster Energy Supercross or Sesame Street Live. Enjoy Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes!