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Casting Announced for ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Broadway Run

Casting Announced for ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Broadway Run

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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.

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.

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