Potted Potter Will Play Return Limited Engagement at Off-Broadway's Little Shubert

News   Potted Potter Will Play Return Limited Engagement at Off-Broadway's Little Shubert
 
Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff, which played a limited summer engagement in 2012, will return for a 13-week run at Off-Broadway’s Little Shubert Theatre beginning May 30.

Jefferson Turner and Daniel Clarkson
Jefferson Turner and Daniel Clarkson Photo by Colin Hattersley

Written and performed by Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner with direction by Richard Hurst, the production will officially open June 4. Performances will continue through Sept. 1.

The play, according to press notes, "takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing, or 'potting' all seven Harry Potter books into 70 madcap minutes, aided only by multiple costume changes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic. The show also invites audiences to engage with a real life game of Quidditch, according to Clarkson and Turner’s unique set of rules."

Read the earlier Playbill.com feature with creators Clarkson and Turner, who explain "potting" J.K. Rowling's famed "Harry Potter" series

The creative team includes Simon Scullion (sets), Tim Mascall (lighting), Phil Innes (music), Richard Hurst (additional material) and Hanna Berrigan (associate director).

Corey Ross/Starvox Entertainment and James Seabright/Potted Productions are the producers of Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff. Corey Ross, president of Starvox Entertainment, said in a statement, “After a wildly successful extended run at New York’s Little Shubert Theater last season, an incredibly successful national tour and an ongoing production in London, we are so excited to return to NYC where we were so warmly welcomed last year. Potted Potter is a wonderfully entertaining time for all ages, both fans and neophytes of the Harry Potter phenomenon alike."

Beginning April 20 tickets, priced $39.99-$79.99, will be available by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 and online at telecharge.com. Beginning May 9 tickets will also be available at the Little Shubert Theatre (422 West 42nd Street).

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