Stranger Things The First Shadow - New photos released 2024. Photo by Manuel Harlan

New photos of Stranger Things: The First Shadow released following Best New Play award win

The world premiere production of TV-to-stage drama Stranger Things: The First Shadow at the Phoenix Theatre in London has dropped new production photos.

The photos come following the play’s triumph last night at the Whatsonstage Awards 2024, taking home the award for Best New Play.

Last December’s reviews from the London theatre critics were stellar, with four and five stars from most of the leading publications.

There are also rumours that this is the first play in a trilogy, and that the show is Broadway bound – read more here.

Based on the Netflix series Stranger Things created by the Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things: The First Shadow is written by Kate Trefry (Netflix’s Stranger Things), and has an original story by the Duffer Brothers, award-winning writer Jack Thorne (The Motive and the Cue), and Kate Trefry.

Stranger Things on stage – New photos

The show is co-directed by Stephen Daldry and co-director Justin Martin with set design by Miriam Buether, costume design by Brigitte Reiffenstuel, lighting design by Jon Clark, sound design by Paul Arditti, illusions design by Jamie Harrison & Chris Fisher, video design by 59 Productions, movement direction by Coral Messam, wigs, hair and make-up design by Campbell Young Associates, casting by Charlotte Sutton CDG, international casting consultancy by Jim Carnahan, and Gary Beestone for Gary Beestone Associates is Technical Director.

Stranger Things: The First Shadow stars Louis McCartney (Game of Thrones) as Henry Creel, with Isabella Pappas (Finding Alice) as Joyce Maldonaldo; Oscar Lloyd (The 47th) as James Hopper Jnr; Christopher Buckley (David Copperfield) as Bob Newby; and Ella Karuna Williams (The Equalizer) as Patty Newby.

The cast also includes Shane Attwooll (Wonder Woman 1984) as Chief Hopper; Christopher Buckley (David Copperfield) as Bob Newby; Michael Jibson (The Essex Serpent; Hamilton) as Victor Creel; Patrick Vaill (Oklahoma!) as Dr Brenner; and Lauren Ward (Dear Evan Hansen) as Virginia Creel; alongside Kemi Awoderu (Sue Anderson), Chase Brown (Lonnie Byers), Ammar Duffus (Charles Sinclair), Gilles Geary (Ted Wheeler), Florence Guy (Karen Childress), Max Harwood (Allen Munson), Matthew Pidgeon (Father Newby), Calum Ross (Walter Henderson) and Maisie Norma Seaton (Claudia Henderson); and an ensemble and swings that include Tricia Adele-Turner, Lauren Arney, Reya-Nyomi Brown, Patricia Castro, Lydia Fraser, Isaac Gryn, Mark Hammersley, Tom Peters, Kingdom Sibanda, Tiana Simone, Danny Sykes and Meesha Turner.

Stranger Things: The First Shadow is now booking to 25 August 2024.

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📷 Main photo: Stranger Things The First Shadow - New photos released 2024. Photo by Manuel Harlan

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