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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne based on an original new story by J.K. RowlingJack Thorne, and John Tiffany opens on Broadway Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Written by Olivier and BAFTA Award winner Jack Thorne and directed by Olivier and Tony Award® winner John TiffanyHarry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage, bringing together some of the most exciting talent working in the theatre today.

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 a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.




Seven members of the award-winning Original West End Company reunite on stage for the Broadway premiere: Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger) and Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley) with Poppy Miller (Ginny Potter), Sam Clemmett (Albus Potter), Alex Price (Draco Malfoy) and Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy). They are joined by David AbelesBrian AbrahamShirine BabbJess BarbagalloOlivia BondStephen BradburyLauren Nicole CipolettiWill CoombsJoshua De JesusJessie FisherRichard GallagherSusan HeywardGeraldine HughesEdward James HylandByron JenningsKatie KreislerJoey LaBrascaAndrew LongLandon MaasKathryn MeisleAngela ReedDave RegisterAdeola RoleJames RomneyNathan SalstoneMalika SamuelAlanna SaundersBrooklyn ShuckDavid St. LouisStuart WardMadeline WeinsteinAlex Weisman and Benjamin Wheelwright playing a variety of characters.

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. US Casting by Jim Carnahan, CSA. UK Casting by Julia Horan, CDG.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman ProductionsColin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.