Producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have announced that 250,000 tickets will be released next week on 4th August 2016 at 11am, taking booking through to 10th December 2017.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage, began previews in June 2016 at the Palace Theatre.
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 with movement by Steven Hoggett. Set is by Christine Jones with 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 and casting by Julia Horan.
The cast is led by Jamie Parker as Harry, Noma Dumezweni as Hermione, Paul Thornley as Ron, Anthony Boyle as Scorpius, Sam Clemmett as Albus, Poppy Miller as Ginny, Alex Price as Draco and Cherrelle Skeete as Rose.
Completing the cast are Nicola Alexis, Helen Aluko, Jeremy Ang Jones, Rosemary Annabella, Annabel Baldwin, Jack Bennett, Paul Bentall, Zoe Brough, Morag Cross, Cristina Fray, Rudi Goodman, Claudia Grant, James Howard, Christiana Hutchings, Lowri James, Chris Jarman, Martin Johnston, Bili Keogh, Chipo Kureya, James Le Lacheur, Helena Lymbery, Barry McCarthy, Sandy McDade, Andrew McDonald, Tom Mackley, Adam McNamara, Tom Milligan, Jack North, Stuart Ramsay, Nuno Silva, Esther Smith, Nathaniel Smith, Dylan Standen and Joshua Wyatt who complete the casting for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
A second set of access performances are also announced today. On 11th October 2017 both the matinee (Part One) and evening performance (Part Two) will be audio described and on Saturday 14th October 2017 the matinee (Part One) and evening performance (Part Two) will be captioned. Tickets for these performances will go on sale in March 2017. For patrons with physical access needs call 0330 333 4410 (please note, there are no general ticket sales on this number) or email CursedChildAccess@nimaxtheatres.com.
Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan