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. The Cosmic Cube has been shattered into pieces by the Mighty Thor in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.
As the Super Heroes track the Cosmic Cube, they will encounter
some of their biggest adversaries, including
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.
Storm is a mutant with the ability to control
both local and widespread weather
phenomena, including the ability to generate
gale winds, freezing rain, snowstorms,
and lightning bolts. Using the
manipulation of air pressure and
wind control, Storm can grant herself
and others the power of flight.
Mjolnir empowers Thor to wield the full
ferocity of his almighty abilities -
though always for the forces of good.
Composed of a unique alloy of
Vibranium, Adamantium and an
unknown third component,
Cap's legendary shield is as
much an offensive weapon as a
A self-taught master of archery, the
incomparable Hawkeye's ability to shoot
accurately with any type of arc is the
result of his natural instinct and
a fierce discipline.
She is an Olympic-class athlete, gymnast,
acrobat, aerialist and masterful martial
Cyclops is a mutant whose eyes generate a
laser-like stream of concussive force
controlled by special ruby quartz visor.
In battle, the visor is opened in varying
degrees to project different concentrated
streams. Cyclops is also a gifted leader
and possesses exceptional skills
in hand-to-hand combat and piloting.
Using his superhuman strength and genius-level intellect, Iron Man uses his chest-mounted
uni-beam to be the world’s greatest fighting machine.
Wolverine's skeleton includes six
retractable 12-inch-long claws, three
in each arm, that are concealed
beneath the skin and muscle
of his forearms.
Spidey utilizes his own self-created
Nick Fury is a seasoned, armed and unarmed, combat expert trained in multiple martial arts
and fighting styles. The aging process of Fury’s body is slowed due to his ingestion of the
Infinity Formula. Maria Hill, though
possessing no superhuman powers, is a
highly skilled S.H.I.E.L.D. agent with
expertise in the arts of espionage, hand-
to-hand combat and marksmanship.
Hulk helps smash the unimaginable
threats with his superhuman
strength, endurance and speed.
Captain Marvel’s physical strength is many times that of a normal woman’s allowing her to lift several tons, and making her body
invulnerable to most conventional damage.
She is capable of flight at velocities
reaching close to the speed of sound,
and she can absorb or project vast
quantities of energy.
Exploding holographic “flechettes” (feathers)
and retractable talons allow high-flying Falcon
to become heroic.
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.
Aldrich Killian has enhanced the natural
limitations of his body, and as a result, he
possesses superhuman strength and a
regenerative healing factor. In addition,
Killian is a genius in multiple scientific
disciplines, as well as a cunning
businessman and strategist with
access to a wide set of resources.
Red Skull uses his enhanced natural physical abilities to surpass even Olympic-level
athletes in strength, speed, endurance,
A master of espionage, subterfuge and manipulation, Madame Hydra is a super spy of
the highest caliber. Though possessing no superhuman abilities, she excels in hand-
to-hand combat, swordsmanship and
marksmanship. She employs venomous
darts and fangs to poison her
opponents to confuse her enemies.
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
The typical HYDRA Agent does not possess superhuman abilities, but has received
extensive training in the arts of
hand-to-hand combat, marksmanship,
arms use and piloting. HYDRA Agents
are devout loyalists to their
organization, and follow any and
all orders without hesitation.
Though he would prefer to use deceitful tactics
to gain the upper hand, Loki is a formidable
warrior in his own right, and can hold his
own in combat. Loki’s weapon of choice
is a mysterious otherworldly staff, which
has razor-sharp edges and the ability
to project energy blasts and force
The experimental formula "Goblin" Osborn has provided a force, a rapid and extraordinary endurance. Using his technological genius, he fashioned an eclectic arsenal on the theme of Halloween, such as bat blades, pumpkin bombs and gloves that can send electric shocks of 10,000 volts at high frequencies.
As a race, the alien Chitauri are stronger
and tougher than the average human.
Bred from a warring culture, the Chitauri
soldiers are highly skilled and
rigorously trained, and will stop at
nothing until their forces complete
Doctor Octopus’ superhuman abilities
derive from the four mentally controlled, electronically powered, telescoping,
prehensile titanium steel tentacles
attached to a stainless steel harness
encircling his body from lower
chest to waist.
Marvel Universe LIVE! incorporates
show on multiple surfaces, including the stage floor.
Featuring over 100 stunts that had never previously been attempted, Marvel Universe LIVE! is an action-packed experience.
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Shanda Sawyer brings her innovative approach to entertainment as concept creator, director and co-writer of Marvel Universe LIVE! making this her fourth collaboration with Feld Entertainment®. Sawyer’s directing work has garnered two Emmy® Awards and includes projects such as the 69th Academy Awards®, The World’s Greatest Stunts, The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®. Her skills as a director, choreographer, and executive producer make her one of the premier players in live entertainment. Sawyer’s reputation for bringing a fresh take to American popular culture icons while still honoring their past ensures that Marvel fans of all ages will be captivated and thrilled with the superhuman spectacular of Marvel Universe LIVE!
If there were ever a Super Hero for video content and system design, it would be Emmy® -nominated Bob Bonniol. He has conquered it all. As one of Live Design’s “50 Most Influential People in Entertainment Design and Technology,” Bonniol has brought to life many outstanding showcases such as Blue Man Group, America’s Got Talent Live and Journey’s 30th Anniversary Live DVD. Additionally, Bonniol designed the 10-minute spectacular, Power Up, which served as the premiere piece for the epic, LED sky screen in Beijing at the 2008 Olympic Games.
Marvel Universe LIVE! is proud to have a dynamic team of authors, Adam Wilson and Melanie Wilson LaBracio , brother and sister, to write the script for this live action show, and offer one of the most exhilarating experiences. The duo has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry: DreamWorks Animation, The Weinstein Company, Disney, Paramount, Universal and Nickelodeon.
Joe Stewart, six-time Emmy® Award winner and production designer of Marvel Universe LIVE!, is among the most recognized in the industry. As a 30-year veteran in television, Stewart has the distinguished bragging rights of 29 Primetime and Daytime Emmy® nominations and has received numerous Art Directors Guild and CableACE nominations. Stewart’s comprehensive production design career includes sitcoms, award shows, special events, game shows, charity telethons, talk shows, music, variety series, specials, live theatrical productions.
Cynthia Nordstrom, costume designer for Marvel Universe LIVE!, has professional expertise ranging from fantastical to steam-punk to fashion. Nordstrom’s work has been seen in a variety of theatrical media including Disney On Ice, the Walt Disney World theme parks and stage shows, Feld Entertainment® presents and the televised, opening number of the 1998 VH1 special, Girls Night Out. Her unique way of integrating creativity with functionality allows her designs to transfer seamlessly — well, maybe with a few seams — to live action spectaculars.
Norm Schwab, Emmy® Award winner and lighting designer for Marvel Universe LIVE!, has more than 35 years of experience delivering edge-of-your-seat lighting technology. With credits including Alice Cooper, Steve Miller, B-52s, Thomas Dolby, LIVE AID, the 1984 Democratic National Convention, the Coca-Cola Experience Center at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and product launches for Apple, Google, and Nintendo, he continually reinvents the way we look at visual design and theatrical production. He is also one of the founders and principals of Lightswitch, a global lighting design company with over a dozen awards ranging from the Themed Entertainment Association Award for The Simpsons Ride™ at Universal Studios Hollywood and the Men in Black™ Alien Macy's Passport Fashion Show.
Kenneth Feld, CEO at Feld Entertainment
Juliette Feld, Executive Vice President at Feld Entertainment
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We are super excited to welcome you to Marvel Universe LIVE! Thank you for joining us for this truly groundbreaking, one-of-a-kind experience.
This is Marvel’s first-ever, LIVE arena event, with more than 25 Super Heroes and Villains battling for the Universe, right before your eyes. No wonder it’s turned out to be the most awesome undertaking in the more than 40-year history of Feld Entertainment. Of course, every year, our goal is to surpass expectations and make every new show the unforgettable event of a lifetime, for every age, audience and family.
From the very beginning, we’ve been all about family — because we are a family-owned and operated business now in our third generation. As the father/daughter production team for Marvel Universe LIVE! — we’re both extremely proud and humbled to have been entrusted to bring these legendary characters to life like never before. We knew the only way to do it was to gather the best of the best across all areas of production.
Nearly two years in the making, Marvel Universe LIVE! has been a fantastically challenging and exhilarating journey. Working with our incredible Marvel partners, our heroic team has gone above and beyond with stunning innovations including a scientifically-tested full body burn suit, a live-action stunt vehicle that rolls over safely, astonishing new heights of fly technology for each Super Hero to soar in their own sensational style, and transformative video projections that completely immerse you into the heart of the epic action and story.
It’s all part of the Feld tradition to create uniquely exciting, memory-making experiences that we all can share together. From our family to yours, enjoy the show!
Kenneth Feld and Juliette Feld