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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Adds 100 Tickets to the “The Friday Forty” for First Performances of New Cast

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender announced today that the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is adding 100 more tickets to the “The Friday Forty” for the first public performances of the new cast on March 20 and 21 at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). These lucky 140 fans will return to the wizarding world in style, the first to see the new cast on stage from some of the best seats in the theatre at only $40 ($20 per part). Plus, they’ll enjoy exclusive early access into the Lyric Theatre, magical giveaways, and a group photo-op with the cast. Enter now at TodayTix.

The new cast includes James Snyder as Harry Potter with Diane Davis as Ginny Potter and Nicholas Podany as their son Albus Potter. Matt Mueller will play Ron Weasley with Jenny Jules as Hermione Granger and Nadia Brown as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley. Playing Draco Malfoy will be Jonno Roberts with Bubba Weiler as his son Scorpius Malfoy.

They are joined by Aaron BartzCatherine Ashmore BradleyWill CarlyonGrace DeAmicisKimberly DodsonPatrick Du LaneySara FarbJonathan GordonSteve HaggardEva KaminskyJack KoenigRachel LeslieZell Steele MorrowSarita Amani NashJack PravdaFiona ReidKatherine ReisKevin Matthew ReyesAntoinette RobinsonStephen SpinellaTom Patrick StephensErica Sweany and Karen Janes Woditsch along with returning cast members Brian Thomas AbrahamStephen BradburyJames Brown IIILauren Nicole CipolettiEdward James HylandJoey LaBrascaJames Romney and Alex Weisman playing a variety of characters.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. Based on an original new story by J.K. RowlingJack Thorne and John TiffanyHarry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne, directed by John Tiffany. The production is presented in two parts.

Receiving universal acclaim for its breathtaking magic and stage wizardry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the most awarded play in theatre history, winning 25 major U.S. awards, with six Tony Awards including Best Play. It also won 24 major theatre awards in the U.K. and is the most awarded show in the history of Britain’s Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now playing at the Palace Theatre in London, where it received its world premiere in July 2016; at the Lyric Theatre in New York, where it opened on Broadway in April 2018; and at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne, where it opened last month. Upcoming productions include the exclusive U.S. West Coast premiere in San Francisco at the Curran later this year and the German premiere, the first foreign language production, at the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt in Hamburg in spring of 2020.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and the father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music & arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions & magic by Jamie Harrison, music supervision & arrangements by Martin Lowe. US Casting by Jim Carnahan, CSA. UK Casting by Julia Horan, CDG.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman ProductionsColin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

“Leaves the audience gasping in wonder at the magic of it all.”

—TIME

“Conjures the impossible! Magical doesn’t even begin to describe it.”

—Entertainment Weekly

“Truly spectacular! A wonder which will never be equaled.”

—NPR

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Sets Record for Highest Grossing Play in Broadway History

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning Best Play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has set a new Broadway record for weekly ticket sales for a play, reporting a gross of $2,338,315 for the week ending November 25, 2018 at the fully renovated Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). This passes the high mark set by the two-part play for the week ending June 17, 2018 ($2,277,446).

On Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM ET, a further block of tickets will be made available for performances through September 29, 2019 at all price points starting from $40 per part.

On Thursday, November 29, those wishing to purchase tickets should visit the official website www.HarryPotterThePlay.com and join the ‘Virtual Waiting Room’ at any time between 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM ET. When tickets are released at 11:00 AM ET, everyone in the ‘Virtual Waiting Room’ will be randomly assigned a place in the queue for the opportunity to purchase tickets. The randomization of the queue allows the purchase of tickets to be as fair as possible and provides protection against bots. These tickets will not require an Access Code to purchase.

The most awarded new play in theatre history, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has won 25 major US awards with six Tony Awards including Best Play. It also won 24 major theatre awards in the UK and is the most awarded play in the history of Britain’s Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play.

Based on an original new story by J.K. RowlingJack Thorne and John TiffanyHarry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne, directed by John Tiffany. The production is one play presented in two parts. Both parts are intended to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening) or on two consecutive evenings, or each part can be seen separately.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The critically acclaimed production received its world premiere in July 2016 at the Palace Theatre in London where it continues to play to sold out houses. It officially opened on Broadway at the Lyric Theatre on April 22, 2018. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will premiere in Australia at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre in January 2019; on the US West Coast at San Francisco’s Curran in fall of 2019; and, in Germany at Hamburg’s Mehr!-Theater am Großmarkt in spring of 2020.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and the father of three school-age children.

 

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music & arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions & magic by Jamie Harrison, music supervision & arrangements by Martin Lowe. US Casting by Jim Carnahan, CSA. UK Casting by Julia Horan, CDG.

 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman ProductionsColin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.