Broadway Production of the Harry Potter Play to Open in Spring 2018

By Maryann Yin 

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Script Book (GalleyCat)The producers behind Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have begun working on a Broadway production of this show. The news was first shared in a message on the Pottermore Twitter page (embedded below).

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the New York City version of the “eighth Harry Potter story” will be showcased at the Ambassador Theatre Group’s Lyric Theatre. The opening for this two-part play has been scheduled for Spring 2018.

Here’s more from The New York Times: “The show, which features grown versions of Harry Potter and Hermione, among other beloved characters, is written by Jack Thorne, based on a story by him, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany. Mr. Tiffany is the director. The New York production will be in addition to the London production, which will continue to run; casting for New York has not been determined.” For those who still plan to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at London’s West End, click here to check out an infographic on how to buy tickets. (via The Huffington Post)