Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is officially coming to Broadway in 2018.
A Broadway debut had already been rumored, but the production has now made it official. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will debut at New York’s Lyric Theater on April 22, 2018.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened in July 2016 at the Palace Theater in London. While the script book has been made available worldwide, the Broadway debut will be the first time that the two-part play has been performed outside of the United Kingdom.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the official eighth story in JK Rowling’s Harry Potter saga, which previously concluded with the seventh novel, Harry
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been met with critical acclaim. It became the most-awarded production in the history of the Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play, Best Actor, and Best Director. The production has won 22 major theater awards in the United Kingdom, including the Evening Standard Best Play Award.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was written by Jack Thorne and directed by John Tiffany, based on a story by Rowling, Thorne, and Tiffany.
The show’s synopsis reads, “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 father of three school-age children.
While Harry grapples with
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is directed by John Tiffany with 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 and music supervision & arrangements by Martin Lowe.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin
Ticketing information, performance schedule, casting and further details for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway will be announced in the coming months.
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