Stranger Things: The First Shadow

Stranger Things: The First Shadow

Live at
Phoenix Theatre
Fri 17 Nov 2023 - Sun 25 Aug 2024
  Tickets available from £20.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.80
Play
3 hours
incl. interval
Stranger Things: The First Shadow opens to rave five star reviews! Theatre and storytelling has never been seen like this before and has been described as ‘The West End theatre event of the year’ (The Daily Telegraph).
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Phoenix Theatre

Fri 17 Nov 2023 - Sun 25 Aug 2024
Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0JP
3 hours incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:00
Fri and Sat at 13:00
Sun at 15:00
Age guidance: Recommended 12+. Under 5s not permitted. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The production contains gunfire audio, loud noises, explosions, haze, smoke, flashing lights & strobe, strong language & depictions of mental health conditions & disorders
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Why go and see it?

Brought to life by a multi-award-winning creative team, Stranger Things: The First Shadow is set within the mythology and world of Netflix's hugely popular series.

Experience Hawkins in a whole new way at the Phoenix Theatre in the West End with Stranger Things, live on stage.

Stranger Things: The First Shadow

Witness the story of young Jim Hopper, Bob Newby and Joyce Maldonado, as they navigate the regular worries of a small town in 1959. But when newcomer Henry Creel and his family try to start anew, they find that the shadows of the past are not so easily left behind.

The West End event of the year
- The Daily Telegraph
This is breathtaking theatre
- The Guardian
Spectacular. Full of enough thrills, scares and knowing nods to please fans and the uninitiated in equal measure
- Evening Standard

This gripping new adventure takes theatrical storytelling and stagecraft to a whole new dimension. It will transport you right back to the beginning of the Stranger Things story, and may even hold the key to its end. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this thrilling production at the Phoenix Theatre in the heart of London’s theatre district, the West End.

Stranger Things features an original story by Kate Trefy, The Duffer Brothers and Jack Thorne, with direction from Stephen Daldry produced by Netflix and Sonia Friedman Productions. Don't miss out on the world premiere of what is sure to be the theatrical event of the year!

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. We would recommend 12+. Under 5s not permitted. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

This production contains gunfire audio, loud noises and explosions, haze and smoke, flashing lights and strobe, and strong language. There are depictions of various mental health conditions and disorders.

Ticket resale is not permitted for this event.

Cast and Creatives

Kate Trefry
Writer & Original Story
Kate Trefry
The Duffer Brothers
Original Story & Creative Producers
The Duffer Brothers
Jack Thorne
Writer
Jack Thorne
Stephen Daldry
Director
Stephen Daldry
Justin Martin
Co-Director
Justin Martin
Miriam Buether
Set Designer
Miriam Buether
Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Costume Designer
Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Jon Clark
Lighting Designer
Jon Clark
Paul Arditti
Sound Designer
Paul Arditti
Jamie Harrison
Illusion Designer & Visual Effects
Jamie Harrison
Chris Fisher
Illusion Designer & Visual Effects
Chris Fisher
59 Productions
Video Designer & Visual Effects
59 Productions
Coral Messam
Movement Director
Coral Messam
Campbell Young Associates
Wigs, Hair and Make-up Designer
Campbell Young Associates
Jessica Ronane Casting CDG
Casting Director
Jessica Ronane Casting CDG
Jim Carnahan
International Casting Consultant
Jim Carnahan
Shane Attwooll
Chief Hopper
Shane Attwooll
Kemi Awoderu
Sue Anderson
Kemi Awoderu
Chase Brown
Lonnie Byers
Chase Brown
Christopher Buckley
Bob Newby
Christopher Buckley
Ammar Duffus
Charles Sinclair
Ammar Duffus
Gilles Geary
Ted Wheeler
Gilles Geary
Florence Guy
Karen Childress
Florence Guy
Max Harwood
Allen Munson
Max Harwood
Michael Jibson
Victor Creel
Michael Jibson
Oscar Lloyd
James Hopper, Jr.
Oscar Lloyd
Louis McCartney
Henry Creel
Louis McCartney
Isabella Pappas
Joyce Maldonado
Isabella Pappas
Matthew Pidgeon
Father Newby
Matthew Pidgeon
Calum Ross
Walter Henderson
Calum Ross
Maisie Norma Seaton
Claudia Henderson
Maisie Norma Seaton
Patrick Vaill
Dr. Brenner
Patrick Vaill
Lauren Ward
Virginia Creel
Lauren Ward
Ella Karuna Williams
Patty Newby
Ella Karuna Williams

Stats and facts

51
Emmy Nominations
40million
households watched the 3rd season within 4 days of its release
4
Golden Globe Awards
Over200
Stage and TV awards for SFP

Phoenix Theatre

Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0JP
London Underground Lines: Piccadilly Line. Please use Leicester Square station. It is 7-10 minutes walk to the theatre. Central Line and Northern Line. Please use Tottenham Court Road station. We are 5 minutes walk from here
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times
The Box Office is located inside the Main Entrance on Phoenix Street. Open 10am-7:30pm. Sales and enquiries for future performances end 90 minutes before showtime in order to prioritise customers for today's performance.
Bar - Pre-show & interval drinks and snacks
Ambassador Lounge - Pre-show & interval table service (Charge applies)
Cloakroom - Coats & small bags (Charge applies)
Membership Benefits - 25% off pre-show drinks (30mins prior)

The Phoenix Theatre opened in 1930 with the premiere of Noel Coward’s Private Lives, starring Coward himself, and illustrious talent has featured ever since. It’s seen a range of star-studded shows from hit musicals to memorable plays, bringing Broadway sensations straight to London. 

Located in the heart of the West End, the Phoenix Theatre is one of London’s most beautiful theatres, with the auditorium respecting the tradition of Italian theatres with golden engraves, red seats, carpet and curtains. Its vast seating plan doesn’t just offer a marvelous overview of the stage, it allows visitors to revel in the Phoenix’s grand interior for the ultimate theatre experience. Book your tickets today.

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Phoenix Theatre

Fri 17 Nov 2023 - Sun 25 Aug 2024
Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0JP
3 hours incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:00
Fri and Sat at 13:00
Sun at 15:00
Age guidance: Recommended 12+. Under 5s not permitted. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The production contains gunfire audio, loud noises, explosions, haze, smoke, flashing lights & strobe, strong language & depictions of mental health conditions & disorders
For group bookings of 10 or more:
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With an ATG+ membership, you can enjoy a host of exclusive benefits across 35+ ATG venues

Better access to tickets via priority booking and ringfenced seats
No transaction fees
Flexible tickets
25% off drinks at the bar at our members' happy hours (10% in Scotland)
Dedicated phone line, partner offers
Exclusive member events
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