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Bio:
Theatre includes: Broadway & North American Tour: Christopher Boone in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Other credits: The Changeling, Our Country's Good, Lion in the Streets, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Seagull (National Theatre School), girls! girls! girls! (Emerging Artist ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre includes: Broadway & North American Tour: Christopher Boone in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Other credits: The Changeling, Our Country's Good, Lion in the Streets, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Seagull (National Theatre School), girls! girls! girls! (Emerging Artist ... (read complete bio)
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.

BWW Interview: CURIOUS INCIDENT's Iain Kohn Owning His Autism & His New Doppelganger  Photo BWW Interview: CURIOUS INCIDENT's Iain Kohn Owning His Autism & His New Doppelganger Role
by Gil Kaan - Nov 7, 2019

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, winner of both a Tony and an Olivier for Best Play, has already begun previews at the Greenway Court Theatre, with opening night set for November 8, 2019. Kate Jopson directs an ensemble led by newcomer Iain Kohn in the pivotal role of Christopher, a boy who exhibits signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder. I had the chance to pitch a few questions to Iain.

BWW TV: Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday With This CURSED CHILD Opening Night Throwb Photo 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!

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases Over 100,000 Tickets Today Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases Over 100,000 Tickets Today
by Stephi Wild - 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.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Release New Block of Tickets on Sept. 27 Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Release New Block of Tickets on Sept. 27
by Julie Musbach - 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

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Has Best Week Ever For A Play In Broadway History Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Has Best Week Ever For A Play In Broadway History
by Stephi Wild - 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.

CURSED CHILD Stars Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Parker Chat with CBS THIS MORNING Podcast Photo CURSED CHILD Stars Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Parker Chat with CBS THIS MORNING Podcast
by Julie Musbach - 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.

VIDEO: Jamie Parker & Noma Dumezweni Chat the Tony-Nominated HARRY POTTER AND THE CUR Photo 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.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebrates Opening Nigh Photo Photo 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!

The Magic Begins! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Officially Opens on Broadway Toni Photo The Magic Begins! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight
by Stephi 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!

Photo Flash: Get A Magical First Look at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo Photo Flash: Get A Magical First Look at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! Meet the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD-  Photo 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!

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Offer 1,200 Tickets for Just $20 to First Two Pr Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Offer 1,200 Tickets for Just $20 to First Two Previews on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - 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.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Begin Friday Forty Ticket Lottery March 9 Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Begin Friday Forty Ticket Lottery March 9
by Julie Musbach - 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).

Photo Flash: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Completes its Marquee Photo Photo Flash: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Completes its Marquee
by Julie Musbach - 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.

Photo Coverage: Just Like Magic! The HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Marquee Gets I Photo 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!

Further Tickets to CURSED CHILD to Be Released Today 'As and When Available' Photo Further Tickets to CURSED CHILD to Be Released Today 'As and When Available'
by Stephi 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.

CURSED CHILD Completes Verified Ticket Sales, Possible Tickets Available Starting Tom Photo CURSED CHILD Completes Verified Ticket Sales, Possible Tickets Available Starting Tomorrow
by Julie Musbach - Feb 7, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has completed the verified fan ticket sales today when all price points for performances from March 16, 2018 to March 9, 2019 will be made available. Bit slow with your summoning charm? Check in tomorrow for the chance to grab any stragglers. Further tickets will be released as and when available from February 8, 2018 through the official website www.HarryPotterThePlay.com and Ticketmaster.com

Registration Begins Today For The Next HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Ticket Relea Photo Registration Begins Today For The Next HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Ticket Release
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2018

Missed your chance at tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child? Worry not! Registration is now open for the next ticket release for the Broadway premiere this magical new play. Registration closes on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00 PM ET. To register, visit HarryPotterthePlay.com/REGISTER, click on 'register for ticket access' and fill in the requested details.

Photo Flash: The Magic Begins! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Starts Rehearsals Photo Photo Flash: The Magic Begins! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Starts Rehearsals
by Julie Musbach - Jan 11, 2018

It's finally time! The company has hopped on their brooms and grabbed their portkeys to hop the pond and start rehearsals for the Broadway premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Preview performances begin on March 16, 2018 and the official opening is April 22, 2018 at the fully renovated Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY).

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