Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is officially flying off to Broadway!
After a continuous sold-out run at The West End, and a record-breaking win at this year’s Olivier Awards, the original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany is going to be staged at the Lyric Theatre beginning March 2018. The official opening date is slated for April 22, 2018.
According to Deadline.com, the original cast from the West End production will be reprising their roles on Broadway. Jamie Parker will play Harry Potter, Sam Clemmett will play Albus Potter, Poppy Miller will Ginny Potter, Paul Thornley will play Ron Weasley, Noma Dumezweni will play Hermione Granger, Alex Price will play Draco Malfoy, and Anthony Boyle will play Scorpius Malfoy.
We are thrilled to announce that seven members of the award-winning Original West End Company will be reprising their roles for the Broadway production of #CursedChildNYC: Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger), Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley), Poppy Miller (Ginny Potter), Sam Clemmett (Albus Potter), Alex Price (Draco Malfoy) and Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy). They will be joined by an incredibly talented company of 28 new actors. Tickets for the Broadway production at the fully renovated Lyric Theatre will go on sale on Oct 12 with @ticketmaster #VerifiedFan. Registration for ticket access will open Oct 1 at 10AM EDT and close Oct 5 at 10PM EDT.
Director John Tiffany mentions that they have 28 new actors joining them– David Abeles, Brian Abraham, Shirine Babb, Jess Barbagallo, Stephen Bradbury, Lauren Nicole Cipoletti, Joshua De Jesus, Jessie Fisher, Richard Gallagher, Susan Heyward, Geraldine Hughes, Edward James Hyland, Byron Jennings, Katie Kreisler, Joey LaBrasca, Andrew Long, Kathryn Meisle, Angela Reed, Dave Register, Adeola Role, James Romney, Malika Samuel, Alanna Saunders, David St. Louis, Stuart Ward, Madeline Weinstein, Alex Weisman and Benjamin Wheelwright, all playing a variety of characters.
Directed by John Tiffany, the two-part show picks up from when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows left off.