Stranger Things fans, rejoice! As the final season of the hit Netflix series is being filmed, Londoners are in for a treat with an incredible stage adaptation coming their way this November. As Stranger Things: The First Shadow takes centre stage at the iconic Phoenix Theatre, prepare to be transported back in time.
While the original show takes place in the 1980s in Hawkins, this stage adaptation offers a thrilling prequel set in 1959. Although beloved characters like Eleven, Mike, and their gang won’t appear, fans will be treated to the early adventures of young Jim Hopper and Bob Newby. As the story unfolds, a new student named Henry Creel enters their lives, setting the stage for the emergence of the formidable season four antagonist, Vecna. Brace yourselves for the suspense and intrigue!
The creative minds behind this extraordinary production have assembled a powerhouse team. Written by Kate Trefry, in collaboration with The Duffer Brothers (creators of the TV show) and Jack Thorne (acclaimed for his work on Harry Potter & The Cursed Child), the stage adaptation promises to be a phenomenal experience. And with the visionary Stephen Daldry as the director, audiences can expect nothing short of a spectacular performance.
Book your tickets now to secure your spot for this highly anticipated show. Stranger Things: The First Shadow will run from November 17th, 2023, until August 25th, 2024, at the esteemed Phoenix Theatre on Charing Cross Road, London. Get ready to be transported into a world of thrilling nostalgia and immerse yourself in the captivating universe of Stranger Things like never before.
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary stage production that brings the beloved Netflix series to life in a new dimension. Visit strangerthingsonstage.com to book tickets and embark on an unforgettable journey into the unknown.