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Stranger Things: The First Shadow

17 Nov 2023 - 25 Aug 2024
2 hr 30 min with interval
Suitable for 12+
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Why Watch Stranger Things: The First Shadow?

  • Witness the West End premiere of the iconic Stranger Things that shares its name with the Netflix smash hit series of the same name.
  • Directed by multiple prestigious award-winning director Stephen Daldry, Stranger Things is set as a prequel to the insanely popular sci-fi horror series by the OTT platform, Netflix.
  • Witness the world of young Jim Hopper, Bob Newby, and Joyce Maldonado turn upside down with Henry Creel's arrival. You're in for a gripping adventure that pushes theatrical storytelling and stagecraft to new heights!
  • The show promises to be spectacular and engaging and gives you a chance to see your favourite show on stage. Why wait when you can buy Stranger Things tickets now?!

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About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Stranger Things tickets are now available for purchase. The production will be staged at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End for the first time later this year. Stranger Things is based on the hit American, science fiction, horror-drama Netflix series of the same name, created by the Duffer Brothers, who also serve as creative producers. The theatrical prequel was written by the show’s co-executive producer Kate Trefry, along with Jack Thorne (Enola Holmes).

Award-winning director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Crown) will co-direct STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW with Justin Martin. Miriam Buether will create the sets, Brigitte Reiffenstuel will create the costumes, Jon Clark will design the lighting, Paul Arditti will develop the sound design, Jamie Harrison and Chris Fisher will develop the illusions, and 59 Productions will create the visual effects for the play.

You're in for a mind blowing experience that transports you to the very origins of the Stranger Things narrative, unlocking the secrets that may shape its ultimate conclusion. With innovative stagecraft and mesmerizing performances, this gripping adventure will engulf you in a world where the lines between reality and fiction blur.

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The Story

The play is set in 1959 in Hawkins, a typical small town with a typical set of problems. Joyce Maldonado simply wants to graduate and leave town, while Young Jim Hopper's car won't start and Bob Newby's sister does not pay attention to his radio show seriously. A new beginning isn't always that simple, and the past does not stay buried for very long, as new student Henry Creel's family discovers when he first arrives. Book your Stranger Things tickets now to get the best seats in the house!

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Show Timings

  • Show timings for Stranger Things are subject to change every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.
  • Audio Described Performance: Sat, 10 Feb 2024 at 2 PM
  • Captioned Performance: Sat, 17 Feb 2024 at 2 PM
  • Signed Performance: Sat, 24 Feb 2024 at 2 PM

Cast & Crew

  • The cast of Stranger Things is yet to be announced.
  • Writer & Orginal Story: Kate Trefry
  • Writer: Jack Thorne
  • Original Story & Creative Producers: The Duffer Brothers
  • Director: Stephen Daldry
  • Co-Director: Justin Martin
  • Illusion Designer & Visual Effects: Jamie Harrison, Chris Fisher
  • Video Designer & Visual Effects: 59 Productions

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Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • This show is recommended for ages 12+.
  • Children under 5 will not be permitted inside the theatre.
  • Adults must accompany people that are under 16 years old.
  • Please keep in mind that most London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Stranger Things Tickets

Book online tickets for Stranger Things: The First Shadow play in London.

Booking Period: From 17 Nov 2023 to 25 Aug 2024

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Stranger Things: The First Shadow voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Phoenix Theatre

The Phoenix Theatre is a West End theatre situated near Charing Cross Road in the London Borough of Camden. The Phoenix Theatre was constructed on the location of the Alcazar Music Hall and a disused factory. Its design was conceived by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, Bertie Crewe, and Cecil Masey for Sidney Bernstein, Baron Bernstein. The theatre opened in 1930 and seats 1012.

Seating Capacity: 1012

Phoenix Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0JP, United Kingdom

Tube: Tottenham Court Road (Central and Northern Line) and Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly Line)

Bus: Bus lines servicing the area include Tottenham Court Road - 14, 24, 29, 134, Charing Cross Road - 14, 19, 24, 38, 176

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Restrooms

Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Wheelchair Spaces, Guide Dogs Allowed, Assistive Listening System

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Phoenix Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About Stranger Things Tickets

How do I buy Stranger Things tickets at West End?

Buy your Stranger Things tickets online for a hassle-free and convenient experience that ensures the best deals and discounts.

How much do the Stranger Things tickets cost?

The cost of the Stranger Things tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

How can I buy cheap or discounted Stranger Things tickets on West End?

The best way to buy cheap or discounted Stranger Things tickets is to book them online as you will often come across attractive discounts. Book your Stranger Things tickets in advance as they tend to get more expensive closer to the show date.

How can I buy last-minute Stranger Things tickets?

You can easily buy last-minute Stranger Things tickets online.

Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted Stranger Things tickets?

Booking Stranger Things tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for Stranger Things?

Stranger Things opens on 17 November 2023 at Phoenix Theatre.

What age is Stranger Things appropriate for?

Stranger Things is most suitable for children aged 12 and above. Children under 5 are not allowed and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Where is Stranger Things playing in London?

Stranger Things is playing at Phoenix Theatre in London and opens on 17 November 2023.

How long does Stranger Things run for?

The running time of Stranger Things is 2 hour and 30 minutes including intermission.

What is Stranger Things about?

Stranger Things is a play about the lives of townfolks in the town of Hawkins, in 50s Indiana, set in the same universe and mythos of the renowned Netflix show.

Who are the main stars of Stranger Things?

The main stars of Stranger Things are yet to be announced.

What is the dress code while attending Stranger Things?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending Stranger Things?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending Stranger Things. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at Phoenix Theatre?

Phoenix Theatre has multiple facilities including bar, cloakroom and toilets available for the audiences during Noises Off.

Can I take pictures or videos of Stranger Things inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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