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Bio:
Colin Callender is an award-winning theatre, film and television producer who founded the New York and London based production company Playground in 2012. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Colin Callender is an award-winning theatre, film and television producer who founded the New York and London based production company Playground in 2012. (read complete bio)
James Snyder, Jenny Jules, David Abeles & More to Star in HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED Photo James Snyder, Jenny Jules, David Abeles & More to Star in HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Broadway Return
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender have announced the full Broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, starting performances at the Lyric Theatre in New York on November 12, 2020. The world’s most award-winning new play returns to North America as a newly staged, single show magical experience.

Full Casting Announced For the West End Return of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo Full Casting Announced For the West End Return of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

Joining the cast are Lola Adaja, Samson Ajewole, David Annen, Valerie Antwi, Sue Appleby, Phil Cheadle, Craig Connolly, Robert Curtis, Tim Dewberry, Jim Fish, Thomas Gilbey, Jemma Gould, Rachel Hinds, Jordan Lang, Ronnie Lee, Katrina Lopes, Lucy Mangan, David Mara, Lucia McAnespie, Jayne McKenna, Kathryn Meisle, Gordon Millar, Ian Redford, and more!

Tickets for West Coast Production of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Now on Sale Photo Tickets for West Coast Production of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Now on Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021

Tickets for the exclusive West Coast production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the world’s most award-winning new play, are now on sale. Performances will resume at San Francisco’s Curran as a newly staged, one show magical adventure beginning on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Moves Broadway Return Date Up to November 12, 2021 Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Moves Broadway Return Date Up to November 12, 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021

The show has moved up its return and will be back on Broadway in just one part. Get the scoop! The show returns to the Curran in San Francisco on January 11, 2022. The Canadian premiere in Toronto will begin performances in May 2022 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Resume West End Performances From 14 October Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Resume West End Performances From 14 October
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Tickets for the West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are currently available for performances at the Palace Theatre until 27 March 2022 and remain priced from £15 per part, and for every performance there are over 300 tickets at £20 or less per part. 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Resume Performances on Broadway This Fall as a Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Resume Performances on Broadway This Fall as a One-Part Show
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

Performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begin at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre in New York on November 16, 2021. Broadway tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 12, 2021. Now, the show has been boldly restaged as one singular performance.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Extends Booking Through December With  Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Extends Booking Through December With New Tickets Released Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021

New tickets for the record-breaking theatrical event Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will go on sale to the general public at 9.00am on Thursday 29 April 2021.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Melbourne to Resume Performances February 2021 Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Melbourne to Resume Performances February 2021
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2020

Multi-award-winning theatrical event Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will resume performances in Melbourne on February 25, after a hiatus of 49 weeks. The landmark production suspended a record-breaking run at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre after public health measures were imposed by the government due to COVID 19.  

All-Canadian Cast Announced For The Canadian Premiere Of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED  Photo All-Canadian Cast Announced For The Canadian Premiere Of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

Cast and ticket details have been announced for the Canadian production of the record-breaking Tony and Olivier Award-Winning Best Play - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Performances begin October 23, 2020 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. The official media performance will be on Sunday, November 29, 2020.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Breaks Records as it Enters Second Year at the Prin Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Breaks Records as it Enters Second Year at the Princess Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has established a new standard for blockbuster plays in Australia, drawing more than 325,000 attendees through the doors of the Princess Theatre in a run now entering its second year.

Celebrate Magical Mischief At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD In San Francisco Photo Celebrate Magical Mischief At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD In San Francisco
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

Every Wednesday, March 4 a?" April 1 The exclusive West Coast production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will celebrate Magical Mischief in the Wizarding Worlda?"five special performances in San Francisco where fans discover ways to play with magic and revel in the mischief when it goes wrong.

& JULIET, OKLAHOMA!, and More Announced For the 2020-21 Mirvish Theatre Season Photo & JULIET, OKLAHOMA!, and More Announced For the 2020-21 Mirvish Theatre Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

The 2020/21 Mirvish Theatre Season has been announced, featuring 13 shows, including the North American premiere of & Juliet!

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Premieres in Tokyo in Summer 2022 Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Premieres in Tokyo in Summer 2022
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020

The internationally acclaimed, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will make its Japanese premiere in the summer of 2022.

Wake Up With BWW 2/4: HAMILTON Film Will Be Released in 2021, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/4: HAMILTON Film Will Be Released in 2021, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

Today's top stories: Lin-Manuel Miranda reveals the Hamilton film will be released in October 2021, and more!

Breaking: Brady Dalton Richards, James Romney, Paul Thornley & More Will Join HARRY P Photo Breaking: Brady Dalton Richards, James Romney, Paul Thornley & More Will Join HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 3, 2020

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender have just announced the third Broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child who will start performances at the Lyric Theatre in New York on March 18, 2020 following the final performance from the current cast on March 15, 2020. A new block of tickets has just been put on sale through September 6, 2020.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Sets Records in Both New York and San Francisco Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Sets Records in Both New York and San Francisco
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

The two US productions of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are celebrating the New Year with record-breaking milestones on both coasts with unprecedented sales for a play.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS O Photo Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS OF THE TSARS
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2019

Colin Callender's Tony and Golden Globe award-winning production company Playground (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Lucky Guy) today announces its expansion into immersive theatre with its support of WITNESS, a new theatre company created and led by Artistic Director Michael Bontatibus, former creative executive at Playground. WITNESS's recent sold-out productions include Noirtown which premiered at the Rave Theatre Festival and was hailed by The New York Times as a?oeelectrifying,a?? Found Footage at Colonels Row on Governors Island, and The Visitation at the Wyckoff House, the oldest building in New York.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 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.

Win front Row Tickets to Opening Day of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo Win front Row Tickets to Opening Day of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 27, 2019

To herald the arrival of the Tony Award winning, smash-hit theatrical phenomenon Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to the San Francisco Bay Area, the production is holding a citywide Cursed Child Challenge on Friday, November 29 - just two days before the show marks its official opening at the Curran Theater.

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