Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrates Its First Anniversary

London News   Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrates Its First Anniversary
The record-breaking show looks back at a year of record Olivier Award wins and more in a new video.

The West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrates its first anniversary in a special look-back video. The two-part play, now bound for Broadway, began previews June 7, 2016, at London’s Palace Theatre ahead of a July 30 official opening.

Set several years after the final book in J.K. Rowling’s celebrated series, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features a script by author Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, who also helms the production.

The show won a record nine Olivier Awards this spring, in addition to the Evening Standard Award for Best Play, three Critics’ Circle Awards, and more.

As previously announced, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will arrive on Broadway in 2018. The show is set to open at the Lyric Theatre April 22.

Flip through photos from the opening night in London last July:

The West End staging welcomed a new cast in May, led by Jamie Glover as Harry Potter, with Emma Lowndes as his wife Ginny Potter, and Theo Ancient as their son, Albus Potter. Thomas Aldridge plays Ron Weasley with Rakie Ayola as Hermione Granger and Helen Aluko as their daughter, Rose Granger-Weasley. James Howard plays Draco Malfoy, and Samuel Blenkin plays his son, Scorpius Malfoy.

Additional information on the Broadway production, including casting and preview start date, will be announced at a later time. Tickets will go on sale at HarryPotterThePlay.com this fall.


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