Meet the Current Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on Broadway!
The magic continues at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! The Tony-winning smash-hit is now the top grossing play in Broadway history with over $100M in sales for the show in its first year. Receiving universal acclaim for its breathtaking magic and stage wizardry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the most awarded play in theatre history, winning 25 major U.S. awards, with six Tony Awards including Best Play. It also won 24 major theatre awards in the U.K. and is the most awarded show in the history of Britain's Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. 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. The production is presented in two parts.
Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Harry, Ron and Hermione launch into a thrilling new adventure that begins 19 years later. The entire theatre has been transfigured to immerse you in this spectacular world where epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life. Filled with unprecedented stagecraft and thrilling storytelling, this Tony Award-winning show is a singular, unforgettable experience.
Earlier this year, the original company departed the production to make room for the Year Two cast. Get to know the current 2019 company below!
Brian Thomas Abraham
Broadway debut. Training: University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Theatre Includes Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Broadway Company; Zoot Suit (Mark Taper Forum); The Who and The What (Milwaukee Rep); Tarzan, The Musical (3D Theatricals); Superior Donuts (Geffen Playhouse, San Diego Rep); The Odd Couple (Laguna Playhouse); Metamorphoses (Ensemble Theatre Company); Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Ion Theatre Company, San Diego Critic's Circle Best Featured Actor). Television includes a recurring role on "The Young and the Restless," "Brooklyn Nine- Nine," "Good Fortune," "Drake & Josh," "Victorious," "The Shield" and "As the World Turns." National and local commercial credits.
Theatre includes: Broadway debut. Selected regional: Hamlet, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, American Night (Yale Repertory Theatre); The Royal Family of Broadway (Barrington Stage); Born Yesterday (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Baltimore Center Stage); The Comedy of Errors, Red Velvet (Shakespeare & Company); To Kill a Mockingbird (Montana Repertory Theatre). Television includes: "The Good Wife" (CBS). Training: MFA, Yale School of Drama; BFA, University of Montana.
Theatre includes Broadway: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Broadway Company, Dividing the Estate, A Few Good Men. National tour: Twelve Angry Men. Multiple Off-Broadway and regional credits including most recently The Christians at Gulfshore Playhouse. Television includes "Law & Order: SVU" (recurring), "The Wizard of Lies," "The Blacklist," "Madam Secretary," "Person of Interest," "Louie."
Broadway debut. Theatre includes National Tour: A Christmas Story. Regional: Fun Home (NY Regional Premiere at WPPAC), The Secret Garden(Heartwood Regional Theatre), Annie (Charleston Performing Arts Center), Spandex the MusicalBroadway Workshop Production (Minnsky Theatre), An Energy Tale (Off-Broadway MITF). Film includes Mr. Sam (Zeus Pictures). Television includes "Happy" (SYFY).
James Brown III
Training: Brown University. Theatre includes Broadway: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Broadway Company, Frozen, Rocky, Wicked, Ghost, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Memphis, The Little Mermaid, The Color Purple, The Frogs, The Lion King, The Producers. Regional: Joan of Arc: Into The Fire (Public Theater), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (St. Michael's Playhouse), The Last Goodbye (Old Globe), The C.A. Lyons Project (Alliance Theater). Television includes "The Wendy Williams Show" (Barbados Billy), "The Wiz Live!" (NBC), "Peter Pan Live!" (NBC), "The Mysteries of Laura" (NBC), "Forever" (ABC), "Mr. Robot" (USA), "The Get Down" (Netflix). Film includes Monogamish, Love For Passion, Ori Inu, The Producers.
Nadia Brown (Rose Granger-Weasley)
Broadway debut. Theatre includes: Stepping Through Blood (New Perspectives Theatre), Serious Adverse Effects (The National Black Theatre), Regional: Learned Ladies (Centenary Stage Company), & Juliet (New Jersey Repertory Company), various roles including Constance, Olivia and Marina in Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London). Training: B.F.A. from Marymount Manhattan College
Theatre includes: Broadway: Cabaret (Roundabout Theatre Company, Swing/Cellist). Off-Broadway: Torch Song (Second Stage Theater). Regional: The Album (Miami New Drama, written and directed by Moisés Kaufman); The 25th Annual... Spelling Bee (Bristol Riverside Theater); A Funny Thing Happened... Forum (Totem Pole Playhouse). Other credits: Henry IV pt. 1 & 2/Henry V (Prince Hal / Henry), All Shook Up, Godspell, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Parade (Northwestern University); Two Gentlemen of Verona, Women Beware Women (LAMDA). Television includes: "Instinct" (CBS). Training: Northwestern University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA).
Training: MFA, Columbia University; BA, CSU Chico. Theatre includes Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Broadway Company, Heathers: The Musical (New World Stages), Macbeth (Classic Stage Company), Grease (NC Theatre), How Alfo Learned to Love (59E59 Theaters), The Dreamer Examines His Pillow (The Attic Theater Company), The Snow Queen: The Musical (NYMF, Signature Theatre), The Idiot (New Ohio Theatre). Film includes Cruise.
Diane Davis (Ginny Potter)
Theater includes: Golden Boy, Festen, Old Acquaintance (Broadway); Amy and the Orphans(Roundabout); Nice Girl (LAByrinth); The Model Apartment (Primary Stages - Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk nominations for Outstanding Actress); Regrets Only (Manhattan Theater Club); The Young Left (Cherry Lane); An American Daughter(Williamstown); The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (The Goodman); The Qualms(Steppenwolf); All My Sons (Huntington); Dying City (Hartford Stage); Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Center Theatre Group). Television includes: "Elementary," "Person of Interest," "Blue Bloods," "Power," "Fringe," "Without a Trace," "Law & Order," and "Filthy Gorgeous." Training: M.F.A., NYU.
Broadway debut. Film includes The Darkest Minds (FOX). Television includes "Stan Against Evil" (IFC), "Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits and Monsters" (TruTV). Voiceover includes Everest in Paw Patrol Digital Game (Nickelodeon).
Theatre includes: Broadway: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Regional: Summer: The DonnaSummer Musical (La Jolla Playhouse), A Bronx Tale(Paper Mill Playhouse), A Christmas Carol(McCarter Theatre). Training: BA in Theatre from Muhlenberg College
Broadway Debut. Theatre includes: Our Town, Into the Woods (Kansas City Rep); Much Ado About Nothing, A View From the Bridge, Love's Labour's Lost (Riverside Theatre); Macbeth, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Alaska Shakespeare Festival); Cabaret (Paramount Theatre); The Adding Machine (the Hypocrites). Training: The University of Missouri, Kansas City.
Broadway debut. Theatre includes: The Fantasticks in Concert with Eric McCormack, Romeo and Juliet, A Little Night Music, The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, Anne Frank, She Stoops to Conquer, King Lear, The Beaux' Stratagem, The Merchant of Venice, world premieres of The Last Wife and The Virgin Trial (Stratford Festival of Canada), Fun Home (Musical Stage Company/Mirvish), Canadian premiere of The Humans (Canadian Stage/Citadel), Next to Normal (Tarragon Theatre & Theatre Calgary/Citadel), R-E-B-E-C-C-A (Theatre Passe Muraille). Sara is also a writer. She is currently developing an original musical (book writer) that will have its world premiere in Toronto in spring of 2020.
Theatre Includes: Broadway: Orphans. Off-Broadway: Incident at Vichy (Signature). Regional: The Killing of Michael X (Brown/Trinity Rep.). Film Includes: Those People, God's Pocket, Chocolate Heart (short). Television Includes: "Blue Bloods," PBS' "Theater Close-Up: Incident at Vichy."
Theatre Includes: Regional: Tribes (Steppenwolf); Witch, The Importance of Being Earnest, Doubt, Old Glory (Writers Theatre); 33 To Nothing, 3C, Sender, The Mutilated, Accidentally Like a Martyr, The Aliens (A Red Orchid Theatre); King Lear, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare) and numerous others. Television Includes: "The Chi", "Chicago PD", "Chicago Fire" and "Prison Break." Training : BFA Theatre School at DePaul University.
Theatre includes Broadway: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Broadway Company; Machinal; Arcadia; The Man Who Had All the Luck; The Price; Ah, Wilderness! Off-Broadway: Julius Caesar, Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare in the Park). Regional: Other People's Money (Long Wharf Theatre); Othello, Electra, Harry's Friendly Service, The Tempest, Mary Stuart and Much Ado About Nothing (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Hamlet (Hartford Stage); Invisible Man (Huntington Theatre Company); White Christmas (Paper Mill Playhouse); The Heavens Are Hung in Black (Ford's Theatre); Passion Play (Arena Stage); Macbeth (Shakespeare Theatre Company, DC). Film includes Café Society. Television includes "Bull," "Mr. Robot," "The Leftovers," "Boardwalk Empire," "Law & Order."
Jenny Jules (Hermione Granger)
Theatre includes Broadway: The Crucible. Off Broadway: Her Portmanteau (NYTW), Father Comes Home from the Wars (Public), Julius Caesar, Henry IV (St Ann's Warehouse), Sweat(Public Tour), Ruined (Arena). London: Way Of The World, Julius Caesar (Donmar), Ruined[Critic's Circle Best Actress], King Lear, The Homecoming, Big White Fog (Almeida), Moon On A Rainbow Shawl, Death & the King's Horseman(National), A Raisin In The Sun (Royal Exchange), Born Bad (Hampstead), Fabulation, Gem Of The Ocean, Wine In The Wilderness, Pecong (Tricycle), Vagina Monologues (West End). TV includes "Death In Paradise, "EastEnders," "Skins," "Father & Son." Film includes The Man Inside, SW9, Up'n'Under
Theatre includes: Broadway: The Lyons. Off-Broadway: Playwright's Realm, Roundabout, Play Company, Partial Comfort, Axis Theatre. National Tour: The Syringa Tree. Selected Regional: Good People, The Few (Old Globe); Be Here Now, 1:23(Cincinnati Playhouse); Mud Blue Sky (Baltimore Center Stage); August: Osage County (Alley Theatre); Portland Stage, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Long Wharf, CATF, Syracuse Stage, Cleveland Play House. Film includes: Human Capital, The Dark Tower, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. Television includes: "Chicago Med", "Madoff", "Manifest", "The Blacklist", "Blindspot","Younger", "Billions", "The Sinner", "Madam Secretary" and all the "Law & Order" series. Eva is also an audiobook narrator, having recorded over 200 titles.
Theatre includes: Broadway: The Lion King, Oslo, The Pitmen Painters, Accent on Youth. Off-Broadway: Tabletop (Drama Desk Award), Incident at Vichy, The Cocktail Party, Marco Polo Sings a Solo, The Voysey Inheritance, Cymbeline. Regional: Over three dozen productions in theatres from coast to coast, most recently as Antrobus in The Skin of Our Teeth (Peterborough Players). Film includes: I.Q., National Treasure, Ceremony, My Boyfriend's Girlfriend, Marci X, Last Exit to Brooklyn. Television includes: "Boardwalk Empire", "Sex & the City", "Pose", "The Good Wife", "The Blacklist", "Gotham", "Madoff", "Forever", "Unforgettable", "Neon Joe: Werewolf Hunter", and all three "Law & Order" programs.
Broadway debut. Training: Shakespeare & Company (Lenox, Ma), Hartt School BFA MT. Theatre includes Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Broadway Company. Regional: An Enemy of the People, Lord of the Flies (Barrington Stage Company); Romeo and Juliet (PSP); A Christmas Carol (Berkshire Theatre Festival); Spring Awakening (The Egremont Barn). Workshops and readings: Believer (Westport Country Playhouse), What We Were (The Egremont Barn). Founding member of Ghostlit Rep.
Training: MFA, Temple University. Theatre includes: NY credits include: Kings (The Public), Frontieres Sans Frontieres (The Bushwick Starr), Nightlands (New Georges), Conscientious Objector (Keen Company). Selected regional credits include: Seven Guitars (Yale Rep); All The Way, The Crucible, In The Next Room... (Cleveland Play House); Wellesley Girl, I Will Be Gone (Humana Festival); Trip To Bountiful (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park). Film: The Ticket. Television: "Difficult People," "Unforgettable," "Alpha House," "Law & Order," "666 Park Avenue." Rachel is a member of The Actors Center and Quick Silver Theater Company.
Theatre includes Broadway: Fun Home. Off-Broadway: Mary Page Marlowe. NY City Center: Really Rosie. Television includes: Marvel's "The Punisher Season 2," "Gotham," "Man Seeking Woman." Film includes: Hide and Seek, The Mail Lady, Police Line Do Not Cross.
Matt Mueller (Ron Weasley)
Theatre includes: Regional: Taming of the Shrew, Julius Caesar, Merry Wives (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Man of La Mancha (Marriott Theatre); Peter and the Starcatcher (Drury Lane Theatre); Shining Lives (Northlight Theatre); Shakespeare in Love, Rhinoceros, Hero: the Musical (Asolo Repertory Theatre); Dial "M" for Murder (Indiana Repertory Theatre); The Mousetrap (Milwaukee Rep); Peter and the Starcatcher, Sense & Sensibility(Lyric Repertory Company); multiple productions at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Colorado Shakespeare Festival and Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, and multiple productions of Woody Guthrie's American Song. Television includes: "Chicago Justice." Film includes: Popper Baxton's Sickly Stew
Broadway debut. Theatre includes: Raisin (Astoria Performing Arts Center); The First Noel, A Christmas Carol in Harlem, Antigone (Classical Theatre of Harlem); Dreamgirls (Springer Opera House); Sister Act, Hairspray (Thingamajig Theatre); Bright Lights, Big City (freeFall Theatre Co); Junie B. Jones (National Tour). Training: BFA in Theatre from Five Towns College.
Nicholas Podany (Albus Potter)
Training: BFA, Juilliard (Group 47), recipient of the John Houseman Award. Theatre includes: Broadway Debut. Turning Off The Morning News (The McCarter Theatre); On Golden Pond (The Colony Theatre); Henry V, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, Triumph of Love, Waiting for Godot (Juilliard). Film Includes: Summertime Dropouts and Downloads (short). Television Includes: "Hart of Dixie" and "I Didn't Do It." Nicholas is also a songwriter and score composer, credits include: Shanghai Sole, Writer's Block, The Ballad of Sheriff Kid McLain, The Beckett Project, and Summertime Dropouts.
Broadway debut. Theater includes Seussical; There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom. Voiceover includes War Dragons; Florida Hospital Association.
Selected theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest(Huntington), Waiting For the Parade (Lyric Hammersmith); A Delicate Balance, Music Man(Stratford Festival); Private Lives, The Sea, Hay Fever, IHO, Heartbreak House (Shaw Festival); A Streetcar Named Desire, Norman Conquests(Soulpepper); Hamlet (National Arts Centre), Humble Boy (Arts Club, Jessie Award); August: Osage County (Sterling Award); The Glass Menagerie (Citadel Theatre); Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike (Toronto Theatre Critics Award); TheAudience (Mirvish); Six Degrees of Separation(Dora Award); Fallen Angels (Dora Award); London Road, Sweeney Todd (Canadian Stage). Selected film: My Big Fat Greek Wedding, The Time Traveler's Wife. Honours: Order of Canada, Honorary Doctorate Bishop's University, ACTRA Award of Excellence, Past President Actor's Fund of Canada.
Theatre includes: Broadway Debut; The Purple Lights of Joppa, Illinois (Atlantic Theater Company). Film includes All We Had (Tribeca Film Festival); Todd Solondz's Wiener-Dog (Sundance Film Festival) and upcoming Taipei. Television includes "Claws" (TNT), "Chicago P.D." (NBC), "Rise" (NBC), "Bull" (CBS), "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" (Netflix), "Brainy Bunch" (ABC Pilot), "Unforgettable" (CBS).
Theatre includes: This marks his Broadway debut. Regional: The World of Extreme Happiness(Goodman Theatre); Stay Lit by Ike Holter and Lord of the Flies (Steppenwolf Theatre); Measure for Measure (California Shakespeare Theatre); Bel Canto (Lyric Opera Chicago); Solstice (A Red Orchid Theatre). Film includes: Masculine/Masculine directed by Sam Bailey, and If Not Now which he also wrote and directed. Training: BAs in Theatre & Creative Writing, UC San Diego. The School at Steppenwolf, West and Chicago.