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Stranger Things: The First Shadow Tickets

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The Netflix hit's prequel story is now live in London! Stranger Things: The First Shadow takes you back to Hawkin's Upside Down and delves into the origin story of Henry Creel.

Why watch Stranger Things: The First Shadow

Book tickets to Stranger Things: The First Shadow today to discover the supernatural origins of your favourite television show! Stranger Things: The First Shadow is written by Stranger Things' co-executive producer and writer Kate Trefry from an original story by Jack Thorne (Enola Holmes), Matt and Ross Duffer, and Trefry.

Stephen Daldry (The Crown, Billy Elliot), a recipient of Emmys, Tonys, and BAFTAs, will serve as the film's co-director alongside Justin Martin. The production is staged by Sonia Friedman Productions and Netflix, which is stepping into live theatre for the first time. The Duffer Brothers are in charge of the show's creative direction, and the show is going to significantly expand the Stranger Things universe.

Stranger Things in London: All you need to know about the live adaption

The story

Stranger Things: The First Shadow is based on the acclaimed TV series, Stranger Things and serves as its prequel. The play is set in the town of Hawkins, Indiana. Meet new characters and catch a glimpse of the old ones in their younger days in this critically acclaimed play.

Great for

Families | Sci-fi & Horror Fans | Fans of Stranger Things Series

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Guests from United States, Germany, Canada and over 32 countries have loved this experience
Leanne Nicholls

Leanne

5/5

Jul, 2024

Stranger Things is top class, virtuoso theatre. Brilliant acting and character development and incredible stagecraft with heart stopping effects. Totally mind blowing and one of a kind. I would come and see it again.
Kate Sikora

Kate

5/5

Jul, 2024

This is a MUST SEE. The storyline, the performances, the casting, the special effects made this show an unbelievably special event
Steven Wooddisse

Steven

5/5

Jul, 2024

The whole thing was amazing. We went expecting it to be good but it was fantastic. We will definitely be telling our friends to come see it.
Jaime Morrison

Jaime

5/5

Jul, 2024

The story was good, the effects were great and the acting was incredible! But mostly, being a Stranger Things tv series fan, I really appreciated how much the theatre show FELT like the tv series; it was so well done. We recommend it to anyone who asks👍🏼
Daniela Cordina

Daniela

5/5

Jun, 2024

It was an incredible performance, unbelievable special effects. Felt like I was watching a film. All my family loved it

Show details

Genre: Play

Duration: 2 hr 30 min with interval

Audience: Suitable for 12+

Opening Date: 17 Nov 2023

Closing Date: 15 Dec 2024

Theatre Name: Phoenix Theatre

Theatre Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Accessible toilets

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & crew

Stranger Things: The First Shadow cast for Phoenix Theatre

Writer & Orginal Story

Kate Trefry

Writer

Jack Thorne

Original Story & Creative Producers

The Duffer Brothers

Director

Stephen Daldry

Co-Director

Justin Martin

Illusion Designer & Visual Effects

Jamie Harrison, Chris Fisher

Video Designer & Visual Effects

59 Productions

Additional tips

  • Keep in mind, most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • Children under 5 are not allowed. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • BSL interpreted (signed) performance on 17 August 2024 at 1pm, audio described performance on 18 August 2024 at 3pm, and captioned performance on 24 August 2024 at 1pm.

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