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Production shot of Stranger Things: The First Shadow in London, with Louis McCartney as Henry Creel.
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Production shot of Stranger Things: The First Shadow in London, with Isabella Pappas as Joyce Maldonado.
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About Stranger Things: The First Shadow

BEFORE THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN…

Hawkins, 1959: a regular town with regular worries. Young Jim Hopper’s car won’t start, Bob Newby’s sister won’t take his radio show seriously and Joyce Maldonado just wants to graduate and get the hell out of town. When new student Henry Creel arrives, his family finds that a fresh start isn’t so easy… and the shadows of the past have a very long reach.

Brought to life by a multi-award-winning creative team, who take theatrical storytelling and stagecraft to a whole new dimension, this gripping new adventure will take you right back to the beginning of the Stranger Things story – and may hold the key to the end.

By Kate Trefry, original story by the Duffer Brothers, Jack Thorne & Kate Trefry Based on the Netflix Series, 'Stranger Things', created by the Duffer Brothers. Directed by Stephen Daldry

Access performances
10th Feb - Sat mat - Audio Description - VocalEyes
17th Feb - Sat mat - Captioned - Stagetext
24th Feb - Sat mat - BSL - Theatresign
17th Aug - Sat mat - BSL Interpreted (Signed)
18th Aug - Sun mat - Audio Described
24th Aug - Sat mat - Captioned

Run time

3hr. Incl. 1 interval.

Start date

17th November, 2023

End date

16th February, 2025

Categories

Plays, West End, Drama, Sci Fi / Fantasy

Age

Ages 12+ (recommended). Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Under 5s not permitted.

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552 Reviews

Linda 321043

Linda 321043

24 Reviews | 1 Followers
100
Must see, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if If you like the series. A fantastic show.

Don’t see it if You don't like the series

Andrew 2207

Andrew 2207

59 Reviews | 3 Followers
95
Wow, Entertaining, Must see, Great staging, Clever

See it if You liked the TV show. Enjoy fantasy/horror. Amazing special effects

Don’t see it if You don’t like the TV show or people in the audience

Ed_Fortune

Ed_Fortune

10 Reviews | 8 Followers
90
Refreshing, Great staging, Indulgent, Epic, Clever

See it if You like horror, or the TV show Stranger Things

Don’t see it if You aren't into geeky stuff, Stephen King or lore

Kent 2

Kent 2

213 Reviews | 75 Followers
90
Jaw-dropping effects

See it if You want your mind blown by special effects.

Don’t see it if You actively dislike the TV show (although you don’t need to be a super-fan or even have seen it).

Important information

Please be advised that flashing lights will be used in this production. The play is set within the world and mythology of Stranger Things. A good guide would be to check if you and your party are comfortable with the level of content within the TV show.

Stranger Things: The First Shadow cast and creative team

By: Kate Trefy, from an original story by Trefy, the Duffer Brothers, and Jack Thorne
Director: Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin
Cast list: Shane Attwooll (as Chief Hopper), Kemi Awoderu (as Sue Anderson), Chase Brown (as Lonnie Byers), Christopher Buckley (as Bob Newby), Ammar Duffus (as Charles Sinclair), Gilles Geary (as Ted Wheeler), Florence Guy (as Karen Childress), Max Harwood (as Allen Munson), Michael Jibson (as Victor Creel), Oscar Lloyd (as James Hopper Jr), Louis McCartney (as Henry Creel), Isabella Pappas (as Joyce Maldonado), Matthew Pidgeon (as Father Newby), Calum Ross (as Walter Henderson), Maisie Norma Seaton (as Claudia Henderson), Patrick Vaill (as Dr Brenner), Lauren Ward (as Virginia Creel), Ella Karuna Williams (as Patty Newby)
Design: Miriam Buether
Costumes: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting: Jon Clark
Sound: Paul Arditti

Venue

Phoenix Theatre

Charing Cross Road, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 0JP

Directions

Location: West End
Railway station: Euston
Bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 14, 24, 29, 176; (Shaftesbury Avenue) 19, 38
Night bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 14, 24, 176 N29, N41, N279; (Shaftesbury Avenue) N5, N19, N20, N38
Car park: Chinatown (5mins)
Directions from tube: (3mins) Take Tottenham Court Road south (towards Leicester Square) and the theatre will be on your left after 100 metres.

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7:00 PM
Wednesday-7:00 PM
Thursday-7:00 PM
Friday1:00 PM7:00 PM
Saturday1:00 PM7:00 PM
Sunday3:00 PM-

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