Producers of the play have announced that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is to have an extended booking period in the West End with performances now scheduled to continue at the Palace Theatre until at least February 26th. 2023. Tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are on sale now and available online.
Since receiving its world premiere and opening at the Palace Theatre back in 2016, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now the most awarded new play in theatre history, with the plot of the hugely popular play taking place 19 years after Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley all graduated from Hogwarts.
The role of Harry Potter is taken by Jamie Ballard who is joined by joined by Michelle Gayle as Hermione Granger, Thomas Aldridge as Ron Weasley, Luke Sumner as Scorpius Malfoy, Susie Trayling as Ginny Potter, Dominic Short as Albus Potter, Phoenix Edwards as Rose Granger-Weasley, and James Howard as Draco Malfoy.
The adult cast of the play is completed by Wrehasha Walton, Lola Adaja, Mark Theodore, Samson Ajewole, Joshua Talbot, David Annen, Gordon Millar, Valerie Antwi, David Mara, Sue Appleby, Phil Cheadle, Craig Connolly, Robert Curtis, Jordan Lang, Tim Dewberry, Rachel Hinds, Jim Fish, Thomas Gilbey, Jemma Gould, Ronnie Lee, Katrina Lopes, Lucy Mangan, Lucia McAnespie, Jayne McKenna, Kathryn Meisle, Ian Redford, Thomas Royal, Tom Sturgess, Emma-May Uden, and Madeleine Walker. Child actors featured in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child include Cici Smith, Harley Barton, Abby Barnes, Noah Alexander, Tom Quinn Alexander, Chase Collard, and Samuel Newby.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has an original book by Jack Thorne, and is based on a storyline created by Thorne, John Tiffany and J. K. Rowling. The play is directed by Tiffany, with movement created by Steven Hoggett, illusions and magic by Jamie Harrison, lighting design by Neil Austin, costume design by Katrina Lindsay, scenic by Christine Jones, and sound design by Gareth Fry.
Performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will continue at the Palace Theatre until February 23rd 2023.