Stranger Things: The First Shadow is in Development

Stranger Things: The First Shadow Summary

  • Show Status: In Development
  • Genre: Play
  • Stranger Things: The First Shadow is 120 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Show Closes: Open ended

Highly anticipated stage prequel that follows the winning formula of the Netflix TV series and channels the original by developing characters in a rotating stage of vignettes and only offering small glimmers of a cohesive story.

Stranger Things: The First Shadow on Broadway Background

It is a stage play written by Kate Trefry from an original story by the Duffer Brothers, Jack Thorne and Trefry. The story serves as a prequel to the events of the television series Stranger Things.

First Stage Previews In London's West End

The show first previewed on November 17, 2023, and officially opened on December 14, 2023 at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End. The play has been highly anticipated and has received positive reviews for its formidable stagecraft and its ability to unlock new depths to the popular series.

What’s Stranger Things: The First Shadow Like?

The show is a highly anticipated stage prequel that follows the winning formula of the Netflix TV series, The show includes some gruesome body-horror thrills, teenage romance, and fuzzy edged nostalgia for the grown-up age of generations of the analogue age, while still remaining funny and thrilling.

Is Stranger Things: The First Shadow Good for Kids?

There are some gruesome reveals in this show and some terrific jump-scares that remind you this Netflix series might star kids, but it's definitely not for kids. Age over 18 is recommended.

Cast Members

Chief Hopper
Shane Attwooll
Bob Newby)
Christopher Buckley
Victor Creel)
Michael Jibson
James Hopper Jnr
Oscar Lloyd
Henry Creel
Louis McCartney
Joyce Maldonaldo
Isabella Pappas
Dr Brenner
Patrick Vaill
Virginia Creel
Lauren Ward
Patty Newby
Ella Karuna Williams

Producers

Netflix

Sonia Friedman Productions

21 Laps Entertainment

Production Credits

Director
Stephen Daldry

Creative Team

Playwright
Kate Trefry
Original Story
Matt and Ross Duffer
Original Story
Jack Thorne
Original Story
Kate Trefry