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Theatre includes: Broadway Debut. Chicago: The History Boys (Joseph Jefferson Award); My Name Is Asher Lev, The Normal Heart (TimeLine Theatre, Associate Artist); Hand to God (Victory Gardens); Tug of War, Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar, Madness of George III (Chicago Shakespeare); Mary, A ... (read more)
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Theatre includes: Broadway Debut. Chicago: The History Boys (Joseph Jefferson Award); My Name Is Asher Lev, The Normal Heart (TimeLine Theatre, Associate Artist); Hand to God (Victory Gardens); Tug of War, Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar, Madness of George III (Chicago Shakespeare); Mary, A ... (read more)
Happy Trails to Original Cast Members of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDHappy Trails to Original Cast Members of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019

Today we say happy trails many original Broadway company members of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! (more...)

100 Tickets Added to Friday Forty for Premiere of CURSED CHILD's New Cast100 Tickets Added to Friday Forty for Premiere of CURSED CHILD's New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is adding 100 more tickets to the 'The Friday Forty' for the first public performances of the new cast on March 20 and 21 at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). (more...)

Photo/Video: James Snyder, Jenny Jules, and More Lead Magical New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDPhoto/Video: James Snyder, Jenny Jules, and More Lead Magical New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will welcome a new Broadway cast currently in rehearsals to begin performances on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, NYC) following the final performance of the current cast on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases Over 100,000 Tickets TodayHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases Over 100,000 Tickets Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Over 100,000 tickets at all price points will be released on today at 11:00 AM ET for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the fully renovated Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). This further block of tickets is for performances through June 9, 2019 at all price points starting from $40. (more...)

TimeLine Names Five New Company Members, Plus Additions To Board And Associate ArtistsTimeLine Names Five New Company Members, Plus Additions To Board And Associate Artists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

TimeLine Theatre Company is pleased to announce the addition of several new artists and community leaders to its ranks. Chicago artists Tyla Abercrumbie, Will Allan, Wardell Julius Clark, Charles Andrew Gardner, and Anish Jethmalani have been named Company Members at the theater, effective immediately. Additionally, the theater is welcoming JoAnne Dobrick, Anne Voshel, Richard G. Weinberg, and Nicholas Yassan to its Board of Directors, and Jared Bellot as a new Associate Artist. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Release New Block of Tickets on Sept. 27HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Release New Block of Tickets on Sept. 27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Over 100,000 tickets at all price points will be released on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM ET for the Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. More details will be announced soon (more...)

The Goodman Theatre Leads the Equity Jeff Award Nominations - Check Out The Full List!The Goodman Theatre Leads the Equity Jeff Award Nominations - Check Out The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The nominations have been announced for the 2018 Equity Joseph Jefferson ('Jeff') Awards. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Has Best Week Ever For A Play In Broadway HistoryHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Has Best Week Ever For A Play In Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning Best Play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has set a new Broadway record for weekly ticket sales for a play, reporting a gross of $2,277,446 for the week ending June 17, 2018. This passes the high mark set by the two-part play in previews the week ending April 8, 2018 ($2,138,859) and the previous top grossing play, All The Way, which peaked at $1,623,495 in 2014. (more...)

CURSED CHILD Stars Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Parker Chat with CBS THIS MORNING PodcastCURSED CHILD Stars Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Parker Chat with CBS THIS MORNING Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Ahead of the 2018 Tony Awards this weekend, John Dickerson of the CBS This Morning podcast has an extended interview with two stars of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The two-part, five-hour play catches up with the beloved characters 19 years after the final book, as adults with children at Hogwarts. It is nominated for 10 Tony Awards. (more...)

VIDEO: Jamie Parker & Noma Dumezweni Chat the Tony-Nominated HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on CBS THIS MORNINGVIDEO: Jamie Parker & Noma Dumezweni Chat the Tony-Nominated HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on CBS THIS MORNING
by TV News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Bound Kids' Third Annual Broadway Bee Spells S-U-C-C-E-S-SPhoto Flash: Broadway Bound Kids' Third Annual Broadway Bee Spells S-U-C-C-E-S-S
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Broadway Bound Kids' third annual Broadway Bee, which took place on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Le Poisson Rouge, was a major success, raising over $40,000 in funding for performing arts education opportunities for NYC youth. A comedic adult spelling bee, the Broadway Bee, featured actors from hit Broadway shows competing in a hilarious live event. Lee Aaron Rosen from the Tony Award nominated Broadway revival of Angels in America took home the coveted Broadway Bee trophy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: The Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebrates Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Apr 23, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two, opened last night, April 22, at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). Check out photos below of the cast at their opening night reception after last night's show! (more...)

The Magic Begins! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Officially Opens on Broadway TonightThe Magic Begins! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 22, 2018

A play in two parts, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 22 at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). Be sure to check back tonight, as BroadwayWorld will be bringing you a roundup of all of the reviews as they come in! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A Magical First Look at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDPhoto Flash: Get A Magical First Look at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Previews begin tonight for the Broadway premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre in New York City. Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender announced today that more seats have just been released for previews. For tickets, go to www.HarryPotterThePlay.com. (more...)

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! Meet the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD- Now in Previews!All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! Meet the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is ready to il-lumos-nate your mind, tug at your dragon heart strings, and most importantly, welcome you back home to Hogwarts as it begins previews tonight. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Offer 1,200 Tickets for Just $20 to First Two Previews on Broadway!HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Offer 1,200 Tickets for Just $20 to First Two Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2018

This just in! Today, at 8PM, Harry Potter AND THE CURSED CHILD will release 1,200 tickets to the first performances of Part One (March 16 at 8PM) and Part Two (March 17 at 8PM) to the first fans in line at the Lyric Theatre Box Office! All tickets released at the Box Office today will be priced at just $20 per Part, and each person can buy a maximum of two tickets. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Begin Friday Forty Ticket Lottery March 9HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Begin Friday Forty Ticket Lottery March 9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Beginning Friday, March 9, 2018, every Friday at 1:00 PM ET the Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will release 40 tickets for every performance the following week for some of the very best seats in the theatre at $40 ($20 per part). (more...)

Photo Flash: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Completes its MarqueePhoto Flash: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Completes its Marquee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender have officially unveiled the newly renovated Lyric Theatre marquee on West 43rd Street for the Broadway premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Just Like Magic! The HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Marquee Gets Installed!Photo Coverage: Just Like Magic! The HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Marquee Gets Installed!
by Walter McBride - Feb 15, 2018

Just like magic, the marquee is up for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! BroadwayWorld was there while it was getting installed, and you can check out photos of the process below! (more...)

Further Tickets to CURSED CHILD to Be Released Today 'As and When Available'Further Tickets to CURSED CHILD to Be Released Today 'As and When Available'
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 8, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child completed the verified fan ticket sales yesterday. Didn't get tickets? You still have a chance! Further tickets will be released as and when available beginning today at 11 a.m. through the official website www.HarryPotterThePlay.com and Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

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