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Stranger Things: The First Shadow Tickets

Phoenix Theatre

Discover the thrilling origins of the Upside Down in this incredible new prequel to the Netflix series, co-created by the Duffer Brothers.

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Before the world turned upside down, Hawkins was an average town… Enter the realm of Stranger Things: The First Shadow in the world premiere of this spectacular new play, from the team behind the seminal Netflix series.

This incredible story takes you deeper than ever before into the world of the Netflix series. Enter the Phoenix Theatre, and exit with some mindblowing revelations… and many more questions!

About The Stranger Things Play

Jim Hopper’s car won’t start and Joyce Maldonado is counting down the days ‘til she graduates and skips town. Hawkins in 1959 is a normal place with normal worries, until new student Henry Creel arrives. His family is hoping for a fresh start, but the shadows of the past are hard to outrun, and they might just hold the key to the future.

Dive back into the Upside Down with jaw-dropping storytelling and effects that will immerse you in the uncanny world of the award-winning series.

The Stranger Things: The First Shadow Creative Team

This brand-new story is written by Kate Trefry, based on an idea by the Duffer Brothers, Trefry and Jack Thorne. Fans of Stranger Things will recognise the Duffers and Trefry’s names instantly, as they are the creators and writers of the original series. It is a real treat to have them putting brand new parts of the story on the stage, and this is set to be one of the most ambitious productions of recent years.

Visionary director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot; The Inheritance) brings the mythology of Stranger Things: The First Shadow at the Phoenix Theatre to thrilling life, as the universe expands further than ever before.

Discover The Secret of Stranger Things Theatre Tickets in London

Get ready to question everything you thought you knew at this epic theatrical event! Stranger Things: The First Shadow is a breathtaking new dimension to explore if you can’t get enough of the Netflix series, or simply can’t wait for the next installment to arrive on your screens.

Performance dates:
21 Jun 2024 - 16 Feb 2025
Running time:
3 hours including an interval.
Age recommendation:
Best for age 12+. Under 5s not permitted. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Audience Notes:
This production contains flashing lights.

Stranger Things: The First Shadow Reviews

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483 Reviews
  • 5 Stars73%
  • 4 Stars19%
  • 3 Stars6%
  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Stars1%

User Reviews

Verified

One to see! If you're a fan and can't wait for season 5 to come out, you need to go and watch this show! The special effects are like nothing I've seen - getting an applause after the first scene is unheard of for a play. Twists and turns and even a Read more

Performance date: 12 June 2024
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Personally, if I'm absolutely honest, I wasn't a massive fan of the production. I liked it, but didn't love it. I like the TV show a lot and had heard a lot of good things about the stage show, but was quite underwhelmed when I saw it myself. Having Read more

Performance date: 07 June 2024
Verified

The acting is superb, special effects amazing but the storyline felt a bit padded out. Could have been half hour shorter. You do need to have seen the Netflix series to understand it.

Performance date: 09 June 2024
1/161

Show Times

MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7.00pm
Wednesday-7.00pm
Thursday-7.00pm
Friday1.00pm7.00pm
Saturday1.00pm7.00pm
Sunday3.00pm-
How Long is Stranger Things?
Stranger Things running time is 3 hours including an interval.
Matinee Shows
Performances start at 1.00pm and finish at 4.00pm or start at 3.00pm and finish at 6.00pm.
Evening Shows
Performances start at 7.00pm and finish at 10.00pm.
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