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J.K. Rowling

 
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J.K. Rowling is the author of the seven Harry Potter novels, which have sold over 450 million copies and have been translated into 79 languages, and three companion books originally published for charity. She has also written The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adults, and, under the pseudonym Robert ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
J.K. Rowling is the author of the seven Harry Potter novels, which have sold over 450 million copies and have been translated into 79 languages, and three companion books originally published for charity. She has also written The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adults, and, under the pseudonym Robert ... (read complete bio)
 

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J.K. Rowling Biography

J.K. Rowling is the author of the seven Harry Potter novels, which have sold over 450 million copies and have been translated into 79 languages, and three companion books originally published for charity. She has also written The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adults, and, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, is the author of the Cormoran Strike crime series, which have been adapted as a major new television series for BBC One, produced by Bronte Film and Television. J.K. Rowling also made her screenwriting debut in 2016 with the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a further extension of the Wizarding World and the start of a new five-film series.




J.K. Rowling News

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD To Have Someone on Stage Continuously Over 24-Hour  Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD To Have Someone on Stage Continuously Over 24-Hour Period
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

With all seven productions now open, in six countries, on four continents, from Saturday, June 25, 2022, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will have actors performing live on stage somewhere around the globe continuously. Find out how the magic is happening!

Photos: First Look at the Canadian Premiere of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo Photos: First Look at the Canadian Premiere of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

All new photos have beenn released from the Canadian Premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child began performances on Tuesday May 31st and officially opens on Sunday June 19th, 2022 at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre.

The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season Will Include HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, HADESTOWN, and  Photo The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season Will Include HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, HADESTOWN, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season features 14 shows – 6 Main Season shows; 3 Off-Mirvish Season shows, and 5 Bonus shows. See the complete schedule and find out how to get tickets.

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto Photo VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2022

After many weeks of rehearsals in the studio, the all-Canadian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now ensconced in the newly re-modelled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. Check out a video preview of the show here!

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Golden Snitch Ticket Lottery Is Now Open Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Golden Snitch Ticket Lottery Is Now Open
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

The Golden Snitch Ticket Lottery is your weekly chance to purchase tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre for only $40. A limited number of Golden Snitch tickets are available for each performance. 

Sophie Ward and Joe McFadden Join Cast of THE MIRROR CRACK'D UK Tour Photo Sophie Ward and Joe McFadden Join Cast of THE MIRROR CRACK'D UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

Sophie Ward and Joe McFadden join Susie Blake in the cast of the brand new production of Rachel Wagstaff's acclaimed adaptation of Agatha Christie's THE MIRROR CRACK'D. The production, directed by Philip Franks, will begin its UK Tour at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne on 8 September 2022.

Photos: First Look at Re-Imagined HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Photo Photos: First Look at Re-Imagined HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

The new reimagined production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened last Thursday at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE Sets HBO Max Debut Photo FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE Sets HBO Max Debut
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022

The film features an ensemble cast, including Oscar® winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”), two-time Oscar® nominee Jude Law (“Cold Mountain,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley”), Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, William Nadylam, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, Victoria Yeates, Poppy Corby-Tuech, and more.

AFGHANISTAN IS NOT FUNNY Comes to the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival in June Photo AFGHANISTAN IS NOT FUNNY Comes to the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival in June
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

In 2002, UK comedian and 3-time Edinburgh Fringe First winner Henry Naylor (2018 Hollywood Fringe Best International nominee for “Echoes”) went to the Afghan War Zone with photographer Sam Maynard to conduct research for Naylor's Edinburgh Fringe play “Finding Bin Laden.”

A HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebration to Take Place in Yonge-Dundas Square Photo A HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebration to Take Place in Yonge-Dundas Square
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

The all-Canadian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now ensconced in the newly re-modelled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre where they are in the midst of technical rehearsals in preparation for the show’s first performance on Tuesday May 31st. To mark that day, a special public celebration will be held at Yonge-Dundas Square from 12 noon – 2 pm.

J.K. Rowling Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto VideoVIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2022

After many weeks of rehearsals in the studio, the all-Canadian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now ensconced in the newly re-modelled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. Check out a video preview of the show here!

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's  First Day of Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Day of Rehearsals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Experience the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's journey in Toronto as the cast, creative team, and staff all meet for the first time to begin rehearsals and make some magic! Find out how to get tickets.

VIDEO: CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre Transforms for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD VideoVIDEO: CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre Transforms for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

For the last four months The CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre has been preparing for the Canadian premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Check out footage of the theatre's transformation.

VIDEO: Musicians Play HARRY POTTER Theme Song With Washer & Dryer on THE KELLY CLARKS VideoVIDEO: Musicians Play HARRY POTTER Theme Song With Washer & Dryer on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

Friends Jason and Kurt love making music with everyday objects and delighted 'Harry Potter' fans everywhere by playing the theme music on their laundry machine. Their viral TikTok even caught the attention of author J.K. Rowling!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Autism Friendly Perfo VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Autism Friendly Performance
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

On March 1, 2020, TDF presented its first ever Autism Friendly Performance of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre. James Brown iii took over TDF's Instagram to give fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the cast's excitement, the magic of his transformation into Hagrid, and more.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Get a First L VideoPHOTOS/VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Get a First Look and Hear From J.K. Rowling!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2019

The exclusive West Coast production of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrates the official opening in San Francisco today, Sunday, December 1, at the Curran Theater. Once preview performances began on October 23, San Francisco and New York became the only destinations in the United States where fans can see the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the most awarded play in theater history.

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer VideoVIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues its celebration of global expansion with the release of a brand new trailer, featuring never before seen footage of the award-winning international hit stage production.

Photos/Video: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Takes Over Times Square For All New P VideoPhotos/Video: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Takes Over Times Square For All New Promo
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child last night welcomed fans a?oeBack to Hogwartsa?? with the launch of a new worldwide campaign in the heart of Times Square.

BWW TV: Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday With This CURSED CHILD Opening Night Throwb VideoBWW TV: Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday With This CURSED CHILD Opening Night Throwback!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2019

Today is quite the magical day because it's the birthday of one of the most famous wizards in the wizarding world, Harry Potter! To celebrate the special occasion, we're looking back at opening night of The Boy Who Lived's venture on Broadway: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Hop on the Hogwarts Express and check out the video to see Jamie Parker, Sam Clemmett, Anthony Boyle, and more on the special night!

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Creatives Talk Bringing the Magic to San Fra VideoVIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Creatives Talk Bringing the Magic to San Francisco
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2019

The creators of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child share their excitement to bring the show to San Francisco's Curran Theater. J.K. Rowling elaborates on her affection for the city and its special connection to the Wizarding World.


J.K. Rowling Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has J.K. Rowling written?
J.K. Rowling has written 1 shows including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Both Parts (Original Story).