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Tickets on Sale Now for Benefit Performance of CURSED CHILD

Tickets on Sale Now for Benefit Performance of CURSED CHILD

Tickets are on-sale now for the New 42nd Street benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Childat The Lyric Theatre on Saturday, May 12, 2018.The event will provide critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and year-round youth employment programs, while honoring J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award.

"I'm delighted to receive the New Victory Arts Award and join such illustrious company. The Award comes from an organisation which has young people's wellbeing at its core, a cause I wholeheartedly support, as do my creative collaborators on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany," said J.K. Rowling, who will be honored in absentia and will not be present at the Gala or benefit performance.

She continued, "I know that The New 42nd Street does wonderful work supporting young people through theatre. It's a source of great pride to me, Jack and John that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has brought new people into the theatre, and I hope that this form of storytelling continues to have the power to transform young lives."

Festivities will begin with a 2:00 PM performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part Oneand continue with a 7:30 PM performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part Two. Tickets to the New 42nd Street Benefit Performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two are priced from $1,300-$2,275, including charitable donations to the world-class education programs of The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater. Gala tickets, which include a strolling supper right next door at The New Victory Theater have sold out; however, performance-only Benefit tickets are still available and should be purchased by visiting www.new42.org/gala or by calling 646.223.3010.

Founded in 1990 by New York City & State, The New 42nd Street revitalized seven historic theaters on 42nd Street, including The Lyric Theatre where Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open on Broadway this Spring. The nonprofit annually brings 40,000 students of all ages to The New Victory Theater to experience a variety of art forms, cultures and experiences, and through the New 42nd StreetYouth Corps, annually provides mentorship, paid employment and life skills education for 100 high school and college-age NYC students through jobs in the arts. Inspired by the city it serves, The New 42nd Street has flourished as a visionary arts nonprofit with a mission to make extraordinary performing arts and cultural engagement part of everyone's life.

Gala Co-Chairs include Shahara Ahmad-Llewellyn; Peggy & Avinash Ahuja and Ranika & Ruben Cohen; Emily & Len Blavatnik; Lise Evans; Isabel Rose; Fiona & Eric Rudin; Diane & Marc Spilker; Kristen & Matthew Stein; Mary Ann Tighe & David A. Hidalgo. Corporate sponsors include BBDO, Google and Thomson Reuters.

The New Victory Arts Award is presented to a person or organization whose concern for the well-being of children is matched by their belief that the arts and arts education stimulate imagination and creativity. The award has been presented to actor, clown, comedian and New 42nd Street board member Bill Irwin; President of the Jim Henson Foundation, Cheryl Henson; the Australia Council for the Arts; entertainment leader Michael D. Eisner; performer, writer and New 42nd Street board member John Lithgow; and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan.

The New 42nd Street runs three projects: The New Victory Theater, whose exemplary international programming has become a standard-bearer of quality performing arts for young audiences in the United States; New 42nd Street Studios, a premier rehearsal space that has served over 1200 nonprofit performing arts companies and Broadway musicals and plays from early development to opening night; and The Duke on 42nd Street, a black box theater that offers both nonprofit and commercial companies the unique opportunity to perform on famed 42nd Street.

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