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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

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.

BWW Previews: PUFFS at the Anacapa School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry Photo BWW Previews: PUFFS at the Anacapa School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry
by Maggie Yates - May 10, 2022

'Puffs,' or 'Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic' (by Matt Cox and presented this week by the students of the Anacapa School of Witchcraft and Wizardry), seeks to tell the stories of one of the less visible houses at a “certain school of magic”: the “puffs.”

POE is Now Playing at the National Theatre in Prague Photo POE is Now Playing at the National Theatre in Prague
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

The performance is inspired by selected short stories – The Pit and the Pendulum, Hop-Frog and The Masque of the Red Death, which form the basic dramaturgic structure and are interconnected with a series of atmospheres and messages as varied as Poe’s work.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Breaks Ticket Record in Australia Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Breaks Ticket Record in Australia
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Melbourne has sold over one million tickets, breaking the record for most tickets sold of any stage play in Australia ahead of the reimagined, one-part production opening at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre in May.

VIDEO: Final Trailer for FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE Released Photo VIDEO: Final Trailer for FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE Released
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022

The film features an ensemble cast led by 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, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, Katherine Waterston, and Mads Mikkelsen. Watch the new trailer now!

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's  First Day of Rehearsals Photo VIDEO: 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!

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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!

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.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Australian production of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD! Check out the production video!


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).