Marvel Heroes coming live to an arena near you
Kids, Geeks and comic book fans of all ages will be happy to hear that Marvel Entertainment will be partnering with Feld Entertainment, Inc. (the production company for Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus as well as Disney on Ice) in order to produce a new live worldwide road show featuring everyone’s favorite Marvel character.s
Marvel’s chief creative officer, Joe Quesada, was quite impressed and said, “They’re already doing feats that are superhuman to begin with . . .” when speaking about Feld Entertainment, whose CEO, Kenneth Feld envisions the live show touring domestically as well as internationally beginning in approximately July of 2014.
While the Marvel Heroes live show is still in early development stages, there is already an enthusiastic director chosen to helm the project, Shanda Sawyer who has directed previous Ringling Bros. circus acts and won Emmys for her television work. “We had to pull her back,” Quesada said of Sawyer’s enthusiasm about the project. “I told her, ‘I think you’re even Geeking me out.”
Feld Entertainment’s CEO indicated that the basic plotline is quite simple and reaches to the heart of the Marvel mythos of Heroes, “The world will be in jeopardy, and the Marvel superheroes will save the world.”
Written By: Tye Bourdony
Tye Bourdony is a Sci Fi cartoonist and creator of ‘The Lighter Side of Sci-Fi’, a mediator and science fiction reporter. He is also a graduate of the Barry University School of Law, SUNY Purchase and H.S. of Music & Art. Tye currently works in Florida’s 9th Circuit as the staff Divorce Mediator and has a regular self-published column in Sci Fi Magazine. You can visit tye on facebook and www.thelightersideofscifi.com.