Read Casting for Broadway’s Harry Potter and 7 Other Must-Read Stories

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Don’t miss the top theatre news stories from August 2, 2017.
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Alex Price (Draco Malfoy), Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger), Jamie Parker (Harry Potter) and Poppy Miller (Ginny Potter) Manuel Harlan

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Jamie Parker (Harry Potter) Manuel Harlan

ORIGINAL HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD TRIO TO REUNITE ON BROADWAY; ADDITIONAL CASTING ANNOUNCED

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni, and Paul Thornley will reprise their performances as Harry, Hermione, and Ron, respectively.

Harold Prince
Harold Prince Marc J. Franklin

EXTENDED Q&A: HAROLD PRINCE ON HIS MUSICALS THAT MADE HISTORY AND WHAT COMES NEXT AFTER PRINCE OF BROADWAY
In this deep dive interview, the Broadway director-producer looks back at the musicals that defined his career—the high and the lows—and his passion for new work.


Carrie Coon
Carrie Coon Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock

CARRIE COON AND MORE TAPPED FOR MARY JANE AT NEW YORK THEATRE WORKSHOP
The new play by Amy Herzog will open the Off-Broadway theatre’s 2017–18 season.


Stark Sands and Billy Porter in <i>Kinky Boots</i>
Stark Sands and Billy Porter in Kinky Boots Matthew Murphy

BILLY PORTER AND STARK SANDS WILL RETURN TO BROADWAY'S KINKY BOOTS
The two actors opened the Tony-winning musical in 2013 and will return to the production for a limited engagement this fall.


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Renée Elise Goldsberry

EXCLUSIVE: SUTTON FOSTER, RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY TO GUEST ON LILLA CRAWFORD’S NICKELODEON SHOW
Shanice Williams and Kether Donohue will also be heard on new series Sunny Day, premiering August 21.


Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal
Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal Focus Features

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN PLAY KICKS OFF LONDON WORKSHOP
Originally set to debut on the West End in 2016, the stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film is back on track.


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Eva Noblezada and Samuel Li Weintraub Matthew Murphy

EVA NOBLEZADA, RACHELLE ANN GO, QUENTIN EARL DARRINGTON, AND MORE SET FOR BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK
The free lunchtime concert series will continue August 3.


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Taylor Caldwell Joan Marcus

SEE THE FINAL SHOW OF THE ENCORES! OFF-CENTER SEASON, REALLY ROSIE
The Maurice Sendak-Carole King musical wraps up the summer at New York City Center.

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