In a sleepy ordinary town comes a regular beat of worries. Joyce Maldonado wants to graduate and get out of this hole; young Jim Hopper can’t start his car and Bob Newby’s sister just won’t take his radio show seriously. Then a new arrival, Henry Creel turns up and he slowly starts to find out that it isn’t going to be easy, and the shadows of the past have a very long reach.
The production is designed by a multi award winning team and is the first time that the Netflix drama has come to life on stage at the Pheonix Theatre in London.
Created by the Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things began life in 2016 and went on to amass over 140.7 million views globally. The Eighties soundtracks saw it reboot classics sounds of the past including Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” that cast new life into a next generation of fanhood.
Collecting over 70 awards worldwide, fans everywhere celebrate November 6 – the day Will Byers went missing – as ‘Stranger Things Day.’
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STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW is written by Kate Trefry, directed by Stephen Daldry with co-director Justin Martin, set design by Miriam Buether, costume design by Brigitte Reiffenstuel, lighting design by Jon Clark, sound design by Paul Arditti, illusions design & visual effects by Jamie Harrison & Chris Fisher, video design & visual effects by 59 Productions, original music & arrangements by D.J. Walde, choreography by Coral Messam, movement direction by Lynne Page, wigs, hair and make-up design by Campbell Young Associates, technical director is Gary Beestone for Gary Beestone Associates, props supervision by Mary Halliday, dialect by William Conacher, fight direction by Kev McCurdy, casting by Jessica Ronane Casting CDG with additional casting by Charlotte Sutton CDG, and international casting consultancy by Jim Carnahan.
Original story by the Duffer Brothers, Jack Thorne & Kate Trefry
Based on the Netflix Series, Stranger Things, created by the Duffer Brothers