Netflix’s ‘Stranger Issues’ stage play will debut later this yr

has revealed extra particulars a couple of  prequel that you will have to get off your sofa to expertise (no less than for the foreseeable future). A stage play referred to as Stranger Issues: The First Shadow on the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West Finish later this yr. Netflix announced the production final yr.

The play takes place in Hawkins in 1959, over twenty years earlier than the start of the ’80s-set sci-fi/horror collection. It can characteristic youthful variations of key characters, together with Joyce Byers, Jim Hopper, Bob Newby and Henry Creel (aka Vecna). Netflix says The First Shadow “will take you proper again to the start of the Stranger Issues story — and to the start of the tip.” That means the play will tie into the present’s , which does not have a launch window as but.

The First Shadow comes from the minds of collection creators Matt and Ross Duffer, Stranger Issues author Kate Trefry and Jack Thorne, the author of Enola Holmes 2, which options Millie Bobby Brown. Trefry wrote the play, which is being directed by Tony and Emmy winner Stephen Daldry. Tickets will go on sale this spring and Netflix says those that register at will soar to the entrance of the road.

Netflix has already expanded Stranger Issues to a number of different mediums, together with , , and a . The First Shadow is the corporate’s first dwell stage manufacturing. It stays to be seen, nevertheless, if a filmed model of the play will hit the streaming service in some unspecified time in the future so those that cannot make it to London (or, maybe, Broadway) can see it.

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