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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - further tickets to be released

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Theatre news

ON THE eve of Harry Potter’s birthday, the anniversary of the world premiere and the start of the third year for the London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre, the producers have announced that tickets will be released for sale on September 18, 2018, at 11 GMT, for performances from April 10 to July, 28, 2019.

Tickets are priced from £15 per part and for every performance there are over 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender said: “As Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues to grow, with several new productions worldwide, we are so proud to be celebrating our third year here, in London, at the Palace Theatre, Cursed Child‘s first and original home, where it all began. It’s thrilling that we can continue to tell Harry’s story in London, New York, Australia, and beyond, and look forward to welcoming audiences from across the globe.”

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, one play presented in two parts, is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.

The critically acclaimed production received its world premiere in July 2016 at the Palace Theatre in London and is now also playing at the Lyric Theatre on Broadway, with an Australian production beginning performances at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on January 16, 2019. A further North American production will open in San Francisco at the Curran in Autumn 2019 and, in spring 2020, a German language version of the play – marking its first non-English production – will open at the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt in Hamburg, Germany.

Since its premiere, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has won twenty-four major British theatre awards including the Evening Standard Best Play Award as well as a record-breaking nine Olivier Awards – including Best New Play and Best Director – the most awarded production in the history of the Oliviers. The Broadway production has subsequently won twenty-five major Broadway accolades, including five Drama Desk Award awards, six Outer Critics’ Circle awards and six Tony awards, also including Best Play and Best Director.

The West End cast is led by Jamie Ballard who plays Harry Potter, Susie Trayling who plays Ginny Potter and Joe-Idris Roberts who plays their son, Albus Potter. Thomas Aldridge plays Ron Weasley with Franc Ashman as Hermione Granger and Helen Aluko as their daughter Rose Granger Weasley. Playing Draco Malfoy is James Howard with Jonathan Case as his son Scorpius Malfoy. Read more.

They are joined by cast members Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah, David Annen, Jordan Bamford, Emma Bown, Adrian Christopher, Craig Connolly, Danny Dalton, Leah Haile, April Hughes, Martin Johnston, Gareth Kennerley, Susan Lawson-Reynolds, Barry McCarthy, Sandy McDade, James McGregor, Ryan J Mackay, Annette McLaughlin, David Mara, Dylan Mason, Tom Peters, James Phoon, Eve Ponsonby, Kate Russell-Smith, Sinéad Sharkey, Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn, Mark Theodore and Joshua Wyatt who complete the 42-strong company playing a variety of characters, including seven children who will alternate two roles.

NB: Tickets are now on sale for the Autism Friendly/Relaxed Performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Thursday, August 23, 2018 (Part One) and Friday, August 24, 2018 (Part Two). Hosted in collaboration with The National Autistic Society, the performance will be specially adapted for autistic patrons and their families. A further set of access performances are also announced today.

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 both the matinee (Part One) and evening performance (Part Two) will be audio described and on Saturday, May 11, 2019 the matinee (Part One) and evening performance (Part Two) will be captioned. Tickets for these performances will go on sale September 18, 2018. For patrons with physical access needs and to book for the Autism Friendly/Relaxed performance call 0330 333 4410 (please note, there are no general ticket sales on this number) or email CursedChildAccess@nimaxtheatres.com.