1 of 2
Tim Pannell
"Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes" is coming to the Maverik Center from Sept. 28-Oct. 1. The action-packed adventure features more than 20 Marvel superheroes and villains, as well as characters from the 'Guardians of the Galaxy.'

Utah’s entertainment scene is about to get a little more family friendly.

This fall, two live productions that kids and adults alike can enjoy are coming to the Beehive State. From Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, the Maverik Center will be filled with superhero action as Spider-Man and The Avengers are joined by Guardians of the Galaxy in a battle to defend the universe from evil.

The action-packed adventure, "Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes," features more than 20 Marvel superheroes and villains and brings the “grandeur of Marvel to life,” producer Juliette Feld said in a news release. Tickets are now available for purchase online at smithstix.com, by phone at 800-888-TIXX or at the Maverik Center box office, 3200 Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City.

Comment on this story

The PBS Kids show “Wild Kratts" is also hitting the stage this fall in a production that brings to life the adventures of animated Kratt brothers Martin and Chris. Created and developed by real-life brothers and zoologists, the TV show takes the characters on expeditions to meet wild creatures, diving into habitats with futuristic technology and creature power suits. In the live production, the brothers will activate their power suits to go on a journey to save the animals of the creature world, according to a news release.

"Wild Kratts Live!" will take place at the Eccles Theater on Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 19, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at live-at-the-eccles.com, by phone at 801-355-2787 or at the Eccles Theater box office at 131 Main St. Ticket prices are $20-$42.50.

Email: lottiejohnson@deseretnews.com