Stranger Things: The First Shadow Cast Revealed

Published Wed, 20 September 2023

Netflix and Sonia Friedman Productions have unveiled the complete ensemble for the highly anticipated world premiere of "Stranger Things: The First Shadow," a stage production inspired by the beloved Netflix series.

Scheduled to debut at London's Phoenix Theatre on December 14, with sneak peeks commencing in just eight weeks, this theatrical adaptation boasts a talented cast and crew. Penned by Kate Trefry and helmed by Stephen Daldry, co-directed by Justin Martin, the production promises an intriguing take on the Stranger Things universe.

The cast is headlined by Shane Attwooll as Chief Hopper, alongside Kemi Awoderu as Sue Anderson, Chase Brown as Lonnie Byers, Christopher Buckley as Bob Newby, and a host of other gifted actors who will breathe life into both iconic and new characters.

Notably, creators Matt and Ross Duffer have expressed their excitement for this project, lauding the cast's exceptional talent and their portrayal of early fan-favorites while introducing fresh faces to the narrative.

Set in the backdrop of Hawkins in 1959, "The First Shadow" delves into the ordinary concerns of its residents, interwoven with the arrival of Henry Creel and the enduring echoes of a mysterious past.

With a team comprising the Duffer Brothers and Jack Thorne, this collaboration between Netflix and Sonia Friedman Productions promises an immersive experience for fans of the hit series, taking them on a captivating journey into the early days of Hawkins, where secrets and shadows lurk around every corner.


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