Stranger Issues, the hit Netflix present, is to get a West Finish spin-off because the US streaming service makes its first foray into theatre.
Stephen Daldry will direct Stranger Issues: The First Shadow on the Phoenix Theatre in London later this 12 months.
The unique story has been co-written by brothers Matt and Ross Duffer, who created the TV present, Jack Thorne, who wrote the West Finish juggernaut Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby, and Kate Trefry, a author for the sequence.
Netflix will co-produce the play with Sonia Friedman, and guarantees a present that can “take theatrical storytelling and stagecraft to an entire new dimension”.
That is the primary stay stage manufacturing from Netflix. The corporate has chosen to open Stranger Issues within the West Finish reasonably than on Broadway, however the present is anticipated to switch if it proves to be successful.