MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE!
Some reviews say this is one for the boys. Not in the slightest! The reality is that the girls love superheroes, fighting, motorcycles, explosions and magic power every bit as much as the boys (if not more).
A myriad of young event goers stormed the Hydro in full superhero attire, excited to come face to face with their Marvel heroes. Parents in tow were pretty much in the same boat, using the kids as an excuse to see the comic book heroes of their youth come to life.
It’s classic comic book stuff, pulling the story from recent films. We see the destruction of the Tesseract by Thor with Iron Man enlisting the help of Spider-Man and the other Avengers – the Hulk, Hawkeye, Falcon, Black Widow, Captain America and X-Men Wolverine, Storm and Cyclops – to find the split Tesseract, put it back together and save the world from the Evil Loki (…and breathe).
The first half brings highwire flying superheroes and fights galore between your favourite characters and the bad guys. Followed by a blaze of action, motorcycle stunts, pyro and special effects against a backdrop of huge projections on the stage and arena floor.
One thing’s for sure, Feld Entertainment know how to produce a show. A certain 9-year-old was so caught up in the action that he thought the actual Hollywood actors had made it all the way to The SSE Hydro to put the show on just for him – high praise indeed!