Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will welcome a host of new witches and wizards in the new year. Among them is If/Then alum James Snyder, who will take on the title role in the two-part play beginning March 20, 2019.
Also joining that day will be Jenny Jules as Hermione Granger, Nicholas Podany as Albus Potter, Diane Davis as Ginny Potter, Matt Mueller as Ron Weasley, Nadia Brown as Rose Granger-Weasley, Bubba Weiler as Scorpius Malfoy, and Jonno Roberts as Draco Malfoy.
Photos: Go Inside Rehearsal with the New Cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Also taking the stage in a variety of new and familiar roles will be Aaron Bartz, Will Carlyon, Kimberly Dodson, Patrick Du Laney, Sara Farb, Jonathan Gordon, Steve Haggard, Eva Kaminsky, Jack Koenig, Rachel Leslie, Sarita Amani Nash, Fiona Reid, Katherine Reis, KevinMatthew Reyes, Antoinette Robinson, Stephen Spinella, Tom Patrick Stephens, Erica Sweany, and Karen Janes Woditsch, appearing alongside original cast members Brian Thomas Abraham, Olivia Bond, Stephen Bradbury, James Brown III, Lauren Nicole Cipoletti, Zoë Feigelson, Jack Hatcher, Edward James Hyland, Joey LaBrasca, Landon Maas, James Romney, and Alex Weisman.
The two-part play, written by Jack Thorne (who created the story with J. K. Rowling and director John Tiffany), picks up at the start of the seventh novel’s epilogue, in which Harry Potter’s youngest son Albus sets off for his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. While struggling to follow in the footsteps of his father's legacy, Albus sets off on a complicated mission to live up to the Potter name.
The London premiere won nine Olivier Awards, with the subsequent Broadway transfer earning six Tonys including Best Play