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Marvel is going on tour

By Lindsey Bahr, EW.com
updated 2:52 PM EDT, Thu March 14, 2013
Marvel Entertainment and Feld Entertainment are producing a live arena show with characters from the Marvel universe.
Marvel Entertainment and Feld Entertainment are producing a live arena show with characters from the Marvel universe.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Marvel announced a partnership with live-show producer Feld Entertainment
  • The program will launch in July 2014 with an 85-city North American tour
  • It promises "character-based stories" and "state of the art special effects"

(EW.com) -- Iron Man is coming to an arena near you. In a good way...even though bad guys do seem to love that whole arena/football stadium setting for announcing their plans for destruction and world domination. But either way, at least Iron Man will be there already!

Wednesday, Marvel Entertainment announced a partnership with live-show producer Feld Entertainment (Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Disney on Ice) to produce a live arena show with all your favorite characters from the Marvel universe.

The program will launch in July 2014 with an 85-city North American tour and promises "character-based stories" and "state of the art special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial displays, and martial arts."

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In the press release announcing the news Marvel's Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada said: "We are excited to collaborate with Feld Entertainment to bring millions of our Marvel fans around the world a new and authentic way to engage with their favorite characters and villains."

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He added: "This new live action production will bring the greatest Marvel Super Heroes from the movie screen and pages of our comic books into a spectacular live tour."

See the original article at EW.com.

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