Marvel Universe Live extra date after 'epic' demand at Sheffield Arena

Captain America and Iron Man are battling it out on the big screen in the latest Marvel movie blockbuster - but there's an "epic" demand to see them live with an extra date added today in Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 28th April 2016, 5:18 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th May 2016, 3:12 pm
Marvel Universe Live - more live UK dates added due to "epic" demand
Marvel Universe Live - more live UK dates added due to "epic" demand

Spider-Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and all their super hero pals and villains are coming for the Marvel Universe LIVE! super shows, including now another matinee at Sheffield Arena.

The live action spectacular will now play eight shows in the city next year from Thursday to Sunday, January 19 to 22.

The additional date is Friday, January 20, 2017 at 3pm.

All tickets - priced from £22 to £55, including booking fees - are now on sale.

They will be available for Sheffield Arena from the venue in person, call the box office on 0114 256 5656 or buy online at MORE: VIDEO: Marvel Universe LIVE super stars coming to Sheffield ArenaCaptain America: Civil War, is the latest Marvel movie blockbuster in cinemas from tomorrow, Friday, April 29.

The extra tickets release - including added dates at other venues - also coincides with the launch of a one-week national TV advertising campaign for Marvel Universe LIVE! that will run across ITV channels from Thursday , April 28, to Wednesday, May 4.

Marvel Universe LIVE! is exactly that, a live arena stunt show going to six major UK cities - Nottingham, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Sheffield and Manchester – for an electrifying run of over 40 shows that have already entertained almost 2 million families in over 65 US cities to date in its first tour.

"Following epic demand for tickets since they went on sale in February, the spectacular live action family arena show Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble is now adding a THIRD batch of extra dates to its UK tour," said Steven Armstrong, VP of Europe North at promoters Feld Entertainment, Inc.

“We continue to be amazed, humbled and blown away by the market response to Marvel Universe LIVE! and have continued to work diligently with our partners across the UK to ensure that as many families as possible have the opportunity to enjoy this spectacular live show for the very first time.

"The audience will feel like they’ve been transported into the Marvel Universe, with an engrossing storyline and non-stop stunts”.

The show is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with an epic show unlike anything seen before.

Bringing together the largest assembly of Marvel characters in a live production, audiences will be able to watch some of their favourite Marvel Super Heroes step onto the stage - bringing the action to life right before their eyes.

Everyone will be able to cheer for their favourite Marvel Super Heroes, as they battle Loki and Marvel’s most sinister villains in a live, action-packed arena performance for the whole family.

It’s being hailed as the most technically advanced live show ever, with cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more.

Marvel Universe LIVE! begins its quest across the UK on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, before visiting The 02 in London; Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham; the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow; Sheffield Arena and Manchester Arena.

“To see all the elements of this spectacular live show come together has been truly incredible,” said Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada. “The technology utilised in the show is not only going to blow your mind, it is going to take you to a whole new Marvel world like nothing British families have ever seen before.”

Fans can sign up to receive the latest show information from www.feldentertainmentpcsignup.comThe website also features the complete list of UK tour dates and fans can check the latest news and announcements via social media at Facebook, Twitter @MarvelOnTour and Instagram @MarvelOnTourTickets and information for all shows - including other venues and extra dates - are also available from the Marvel Universe LIVE! website at