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Stranger Things: The First Shadow Tickets

Stranger Things: The First Shadow Tickets
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Production shot of Stranger Things: The First Shadow in London, with Louis McCartney as Henry Creel.
Production shot of Stranger Things: The First Shadow in London, with Isabella Pappas as Joyce Maldonado.
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Production shot of Stranger Things: The First Shadow in London, with Louis McCartney as Henry Creel, Calum Ross as Walter Henderson and Maisie Norma Seaton as Claudia Yount.
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Stranger Things: The First Shadow Tickets

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

Run time

3 hours (inc. interval)

Start date

November 17th, 2023

End date

August 25th, 2024

Categories

Plays, Theatre Week, West End, Sci Fi / Fantasy, Drama

Age

Recommended 12+. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Under 5s not permitted.

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Reviews

Audiences Say
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Great staging
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402 reviews on Show-Score

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Andrew 2207
Wow, Entertaining, Must see, Great staging, Clever
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Janet R 4034
Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing
100 / 100
BeccaLouise03
Intense, Great acting, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing
100 / 100
Vincent 4041
Epic, Enchanting, Riveting, Masterful, Great acting
100 / 100

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 weekMorningMatinee
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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