The cast for the upcoming play adaptation of Stanger Things has been revealed.
According to Coming Soon, Stranger Things: The First Shadow stars Oscar Lloyd as James Hopper Jr., Louis McCartney as Henry Creel, Isabella Pappas as Joyce Maldonado, Christopher Buckley as Bob Newby, Ella Karuna Williams as Patty Newby, Patrick Vaill as Dr. Brenner, and Shane Attwooll as Chief Hopper.
The play is also led by Chase Brown as Lonnie Byers, Ammar Duffus as Charles Sinclair, Gilles Geary as Ted Wheeler, Florence Guy as Karen Childress, Max Harwood as Allen Munson, Kemi Awoderu as Sue Anderson, Michael Jibson as Victor Creel, Matthew Pidgeon as Father Newby, Calum Ross as Walter Henderson, Maisie Norma Seaton as Claudia Henderson, and Lauren Ward as Virginia Creel.
Most of the cast members will portray younger characters in the series, which includes Hopper, Joyce, Bob Newby, Henry Creel, and other parents of the Hawkins kids.
As per the logline,
“Hawkins, 1959: a regular town with regular worries. Young Jim Hopper’s car won’t start, Bob Newby’s sister won’t take his radio show seriously, and Joyce Maldonado wants to graduate and get the hell out of town.”
It continues: “When new student Henry Creel arrives, his family finds that a fresh start isn’t so easy… and the shadows of the past have a very long reach.”
Stranger Things: The First Shadow is produced by Netflix and Sonia Friedman Productions. It takes admiration from a story by Jack Thorne and the series’ creators, Matt and Ross Duffer.
The play debuts on Nov. 17, 2023.