Harry 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. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne, directed by John Tiffany. The production is one show presented in two parts.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features 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, music supervision & arrangements by Martin Lowe. Canadian Casting by Dayton Walters, with additional consultation by Jim Carnahan Casting.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by originating producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, with Canadian producer David Mirvish.
Receiving universal acclaim for its breathtaking magic and stage wizardry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the most awarded play in theatre history, winning 25 major U.S. awards, with six Tony Awards including Best Play. It also won 24 major theatre awards in the U.K. and is the most awarded show in the history of Britain’s Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play.
Consistently smashing box office records around the world, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is on stage at the Palace Theatre in London, where it received its world premiere in July 2016; at the Lyric Theatre in New York, where it opened on Broadway in April 2018; at the Curran Theater in San Francisco, where it opened in December 2019; and at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne, where it opened in February 2019. The German premiere, the first non-English language production at the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt in Hamburg opens this month and a seventh production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will make its Japanese premiere in summer of 2022.
The Boy Who Lived Lives On.
J.K. Rowling Continues Her Story On Stage – where the magic is real.
It has been 19 years since Harry, Ron and Hermione saved the wizarding world and Harry’s life isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, husband and father. 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.
The magic unfolds live on stage as epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life at this Tony Award®-winning event that’s so spectacular, it has to be told in two Parts. Whether a devoted fan or a regular theatergoer, there is something deeply moving and captivating about this new adventure of a father and son struggling to grow up.
Hogwarts Welcomes You Home.
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