Stranger Things: The First Shadow

Phoenix Theatre


Phoenix Theatre

Charing Cross Road
0870 0606629


See Stranger Things: The First Shadow, the much-anticipated prequel to the popular Netflix series. Experience a thrilling show packed with theatrical storytelling and stagecraft at the Phoenix Theatre.

What is Stranger Things: The First Shadow about?

Discover where Stranger Things began with an epic journey into the past, created as a prequel to the popular sci-fi thriller series, where the lines between reality and fiction blur.

Watch the story unfold in 1959, when a young Jim Hopper, Bob Newby, and Joyce Maldonado look for a new beginning in the small town of Hawkins, but realise a fresh start isn’t so easy with the arrival of new student Henry Creel causing them to encounter shadows of the past.

The theatrical prequel stays true to the Stranger Things’ pop-culture style, written by the show’s co-executive producer Kate Trefry and directed by multi award-winning Stephen Daldry

Be dazzled by innovative stagecraft, mesmerizing performances and a pulsating synth soundtrack, as the production makes use of illusions and visual effects, transporting you into the world of Stranger Things.

How can I get tickets for Stranger Things: The First Shadow in London's West End?

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How long is the show?

The running time for Stranger Things: The First Shadow is two hours and 30 minutes long, including one interval.

Where is the show playing?

The play is performing at the Phoenix Theatre, close to Leicester Square Tube station.

How to get there:

  • Underground - The nearest tube stations are Tottenham Court Road (Central, Northern and Elizabeth lines) and Leicester Square (Piccadilly and Northern lines)
  • Bus - You can catch the following buses which stop nearby: 13, 18, 23, 418, 737
  • Car - The nearest car parking spot is Q-Park UK off Newport Place

What time is the evening performance?

Evening performances usually take place at 7pm, Tuesday to Saturday.

Is there a matinee performance?

Matinee performances are at 2pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 3pm on Sundays.

What age is the show suitable for?

The show is recommended for anyone aged 12 and above. Children under the age of 5 will not be admitted.

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Adult Ticket From £24.60 per ticket