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Jamie Parker

 
Bio:
Theatre includes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Company (Palace Theatre, London), Guys and Dolls (Savoy/Chichester Festival Theatre); Holes in the Skin, The Coffee House, The Gondoliers (Chichester Festival Theatre); High Society (Old Vic); Assassins, Proof (Menier Chocolate Factory); ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre includes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Company (Palace Theatre, London), Guys and Dolls (Savoy/Chichester Festival Theatre); Holes in the Skin, The Coffee House, The Gondoliers (Chichester Festival Theatre); High Society (Old Vic); Assassins, Proof (Menier Chocolate Factory); ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
World Premiere West End Production, 2021
Harry Potter
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Harry
  [West End]
West End Revival Production, 2016
Sky Masterson
  [West End]
London, 0
Balladeer and Lee Harvey Oswald
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Scripps

Jamie Parker Biography

Theatre includes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Company (Palace Theatre, London), Guys and Dolls (Savoy/Chichester Festival Theatre); Holes in the Skin, The Coffee House, The Gondoliers (Chichester Festival Theatre); High Society (Old Vic); Assassins, Proof (Menier Chocolate Factory); Candida (Theatre Royal Bath); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Henry V, Henry IV Parts One and Two, A New World, As You Like It (Shakespeare's Globe); King James Bible, The Revenger's Tragedy (NT); The History Boys (NT/Broadway); Racing Demon (Sheffield Crucible); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Theatre Royal Haymarket/Chichester Festival Theatre); My Zinc Bed (Royal & Derngate); Singer (Tricycle).

Film includes: The Lady in the Van, Le Weekend, Valkyrie and The History Boys.

Television includes: "Count Arthur Strong," "Parade's End," "Silk," "The Hour," "Burn Up," "Horne and Corden," "Imagine Van Gogh," "Silent Witness," "Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell," "Maxwell," "As If," "Wire in the Blood," "Lawless" and "Foyle's War."

Jamie Parker Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actor Gold Star
Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actor in a Musical
Jamie ParkerGuys And Dolls

Jamie Parker News

30 Competitors Announced For Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Photo 30 Competitors Announced For Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

The Cliburn announced today the 30 competitors selected to participate in the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place June 2-18, 2022, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

Guest Blog: Composer Susannah Pearse On HALL OF MIRRORS Photo Guest Blog: Composer Susannah Pearse On HALL OF MIRRORS
by Guest Author - Mar 23, 2022

My collaborator Robert Hudson and I first got interested in writing a musical about the Treaty of Versailles about five years ago. We’d toyed with the idea before, but the Brexit vote and the widening political divide within both the UK and America gave us the impetus we’d been missing, and we began to write the first draft of what eventually became Hall of Mirrors.

Theater Stories: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK & M Photo Theater Stories: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK & More About The Lyric Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Lyric Theatre! Learn about the history of the Lyric Theatre, and the shows to have graced its stage including Jesus Christ Superstar, The Pirate Queen, Young Frankenstein, Spiderman: Turn off the Dark, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and more.

Wake Up With BWW 6/1: Drama Desk Awards Postponed, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/1: Drama Desk Awards Postponed, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2020

Today's top stories: last night's Drama Desk Awards were postponed, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROAD Photo VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2020

The online concert, KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020, was held today, May 31st. The concert celebrated the music of the legendary Broadway composers Jule Styne, Jerry Herman & Stephen Sondheim.

VIDEO: Jamie Parker and Joe Stilgoe Perform 'Well, Did You Evah!' From HIGH SOCIETY Photo VIDEO: Jamie Parker and Joe Stilgoe Perform 'Well, Did You Evah!' From HIGH SOCIETY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020

Olivier Award winner Jamie Parker has reunited with pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe, his co-star in Maria Friedman's 2015 Old Vic production of Cole Porter's High Society. Both got together in lockdown for Well Did You Evah?, the number they performed together in the show, Jamie as Mike Connor and Joe as pianist Joey Powell.

James Snyder, Jamie Parker, Paul Thornley & More Narrate Chapter 6 of HARRY POTTER AN Photo James Snyder, Jamie Parker, Paul Thornley & More Narrate Chapter 6 of HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020

Today, Spotify premiered the latest episode of the Harry Potter at Home series with English actor and singer, Jamie Parker and James Snyder, Paul Thornley, Aaron Bartz and more of Broadway's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast. Jamie & the cast narrate today's episode entitled: 'Chapter 6: The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters'.

Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman & More to Take Part in KINGS OF BROADWAY Photo Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman & More to Take Part in KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020 is an online concert celebrating the music of the legendary Broadway composers Jule Styne, Jerry Herman & Stephen Sondheim (the latter two whose lyrics will also be celebrated). It will premiere at 7PM on Sunday 31st May via the 'Quick Fantastic' channel on YouTube.

Casting Announced For the UK Tour of THE DOCTOR at Theatre Royal Brighton Photo Casting Announced For the UK Tour of THE DOCTOR at Theatre Royal Brighton
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020

As rehearsals for its tour and West End transfer commence, multi-award winning actress Juliet Stevenson jointly wins the acclaimed Best Actress award at this year's Critics' Circle Theatre Awards for her portrayal of Dr Ruth Wolff in director, Robert Icke's (The Wild Duck, Hamlet, Mary Stuart, Oresteia, 1984) sold-out, five-star Almeida Theatre production of The Doctor.

David Tennant to Play Serial Killer Dennis Nilsen in New ITV Drama Photo David Tennant to Play Serial Killer Dennis Nilsen in New ITV Drama
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 22, 2019

ITV has announced the commission of Des, a three part drama which follows the arrest and trial of serial killer Dennis Nilsen, known as Des. 

Jamie Parker Videos

VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROAD Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020

by Stage Tube - May 31, 2020

The online concert, KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020, was held today, May 31st. The concert celebrated the music of the legendary Broadway composers Jule Styne, Jerry Herman & Stephen Sondheim.

BWW TV: Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday With This CURSED CHILD Opening Night Throwb Videoplay
BWW 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: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Ma Videoplay
VIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Market

by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2018

Broadway's most sensational onstage and offstage stars, passionate fans, avid collectors and animated bidders celebrated the biggest day for Broadway fans on Sunday, September 30, 2018, as the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $906,825 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

VIDEO: Jamie Parker & Noma Dumezweni Chat the Tony-Nominated HARRY POTTER AND THE CUR Videoplay
VIDEO: Jamie Parker & Noma Dumezweni Chat the Tony-Nominated HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on CBS THIS MORNING

by Macon Prickett - May 29, 2018

In the final scene of the last 'Harry Potter' movie, Harry, Ron and Hermione send their children off to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. That's where the new Broadway play, 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' picks up. J.K. Rowling's beloved characters are adults and their children are having adventures at Hogwarts. The two-part, five-hour play is nominated for 10 Tony Awards and already won a record nine Olivier Awards in England. Jamie Parker, who plays Harry Potter, and Noma Dumezweni, who plays Hermione Granger, join 'CBS This Morning' to discuss stepping into the shoes of such beloved characters, the decision to cast a black woman to play Hermione, and why fans have helped keep the plot under wraps.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Andrew Garfield Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Andrew Garfield

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2018

Watch below as Andrew tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

VIDEO: Broadway's Harry Potter Talks Exchanging Flowers with Daniel Radcliffe & More  Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway's Harry Potter Talks Exchanging Flowers with Daniel Radcliffe & More on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Macon Prickett - May 11, 2018

Jamie Parker chats about the pressure of starring as Harry Potter in Broadway's two-part play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon!

VIDEO: The Stars of Broadway's Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Visit The Today Show Videoplay
VIDEO: The Stars of Broadway's Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Visit The Today Show!

by Macon Prickett - Apr 26, 2018

In "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," making the trip from the London stage to Broadway, Harry and his friends Hermione and Ron are all grown up, with their own kids in wizarding school. Stars Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley tell TODAY all about it.

VIDEO: CURSED CHILD's Jamie Parker Explains How Harry Potter Has Grown Up Videoplay
VIDEO: CURSED CHILD's Jamie Parker Explains How Harry Potter Has Grown Up

by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2018

'You can't go into parenthood as a battle wearing armour. It doesn't work that way," says Jamie Parker, who plays an adult Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway. Find out how Parker thinks Potter has changed since his days at Hogwarts below!

VIDEO: Apparate to the Rehearsal Room with the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CH Videoplay
VIDEO: Apparate to the Rehearsal Room with the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!

by Alan Henry - Jan 11, 2018

The Broadway cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is now in rehearsals! Check out a video of the cast discussing re-visiting the material from a fresh perspective below!

VIDEO: J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany Talk Bringing Harry Potter to Broad Videoplay
VIDEO: J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany Talk Bringing Harry Potter to Broadway

by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Get ready for Harry Potter in the Big Apple with this behind-the-scenes interview with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child creatives J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, talking about bringing their iconic tale to Broadway!


Jamie Parker Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jamie Parker been in?
Jamie Parker has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jamie Parker been in?
Jamie Parker has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Jamie Parker's first West End show?
Jamie Parker's first West End show was Assassins which opened in 2014

What awards has Jamie Parker been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Guys And Dolls .

What awards has Jamie Parker won?
Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.