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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway Tickets

The spellbinding play is a Broadway favorite for a reason.
Production shot of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in New York, with Daniel Fredrick as Ron Weasley, Cara Ricketts as Hermione Granger, Angela Reed as Ginny Potter, Steve Haggard as Harry Potter and Aaron Bartz as Draco Malfoy
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Production shot of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in New York, with Jane Bruce as Delphi Diggory, Erik Christopher Peterson as Scorpius Malfoy and Joel Meyers as Albus Potter.
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About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

It’s time to believe in magic again.

Adventure runs in the family. When Harry Potter’s head-strong son Albus befriends the son of his fiercest rival, Draco Malfoy, it sparks an unbelievable new journey for them all—with the power to change the past and future forever. Prepare for a mind-blowing race through time, spectacular spells, and an epic battle, all brought to life with the most astonishing theatrical magic ever seen on stage. “You’ll be wondering ‘how’d they do that?’ for days to come” (People Magazine).

Experience the wizarding world like never before from the moment you arrive. The entire theatre has been transformed with hidden surprises to discover around every corner. “It’s a marvel of imagination, as magical as any spell or potion” (The New York Times).

Run time

3hr 30min. Incl. 1 intermission.

Start date

March 16th, 2018

Age

Ages 8+. Children under 5 are not permitted in the theatre. Guests under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

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9K+ Reviews

Sing out Louise

Sing out Louise

254 Reviews | 222 Followers
87
#keepthesecrets for the boy who lived!

See it if Ripples happen when you meddle with time... Can Muggles learn from the wizarding world? Interesting story twists, mostly unpredictable.

Don’t see it if If you're unfamiliar with the HP stories and characters (although I'm sure this production will impress everyone).

BwayBaby

BwayBaby

1009 Reviews | 1057 Followers
95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Magical, Great staging, Masterful

See it if Takes you on a day of adventure with these characters! An exceptional follow up to the original w/ outstanding staging & performances.

Don’t see it if You should probably have either seen the movies or read the books in order to fully enjoy the experience.

Adam G123

Adam G123

548 Reviews | 1904 Followers
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Incredible, Great staging, Great writing, Epic

See it if You want to see a stunning spectacle with great effects, a great script, and wonderful performances. Long but mesmerizing.

Don’t see it if You have no sense of the Potter universe. It won’t make sense to you if you don’t.

Ninwall

Ninwall

197 Reviews | 531 Followers
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Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Epic, Ambitious

See it if A must see for Potter fans. The special effects are off the charts! Convoluted plot but magic, humor & whimsy make for a fun experience.

Don’t see it if I did not read the series & had trouble following all the plot lines & characters, but still found this an immensely enjoyable experience.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway cast and creative team

By: Conceived by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany, written by Jack Thorne
Director: John Tiffany
Producer: Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions
Cast list: Steve Haggard (as Harry Potter), Cara Ricketts (as Hermione Granger), Daniel Fredrick (as Ron Weasley), Angela Reed (as Ginny Potter), Joel Meyers (as Albus Potter), Aaron Bartz (as Draco Malfoy), Erik Christopher Peterson (as Scorpius Malfoy), Maya Jerome Thomas (as Rose Granger-Weasley), Jane Bruce (as Delphi Diggory)
Design: Christine Jones
Lighting: Neil Austin
Costume: Katrina Lindsay
Choreography: Steven Hoggett
Sound: Gareth Fry
Other info: Music & Arrangements by Imogen Heap, Music Supervision & Arrangements by Martin Lowe, and Illusions & Magic by Jamie Harrison

Venue

214 W 43rd St, New York, NY, USA, 10036

Accessibility

Wheelchair access

More information about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

The six-time Tony Award-winning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been enchanting Broadway audiences since 2018. Now, the formerly two-part production has been newly transfigured into a one-night event. Get Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets on TodayTix.

The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play picks up right where the last Harry Potter film left off: on Platform 9 3/4, where Harry Potter, now married to Ginny Weasley and 19 years past the Battle of Hogwarts, is seeing his son Albus Severus off to his first year at the wizarding school. Albus follows in his father’s footsteps, sharing a train car with a Weasley (rather, a Granger-Weasley, Hermione and Ron’s daughter Rose), but also meets Scorpius Malfoy, Draco’s son.

Whereas Harry and Draco were rivals at Hogwarts, Albus and Scorpius become fast friends. A few years into their time at school, the elderly Amos Diggory, the father of a boy who died while Harry was at Hogwarts, asks Harry to bring him back. Harry refuses, so Albus and Scorpius take on the challenge. They’re launched into a time-bending adventure through the Wizarding World, and as they travel deeper and deeper into the past, their parents soon go after them. Family tensions, old magic artifacts, and dark forces arise — as do some characters that Harry and the others thought were gone for good.

The script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was also released as “the eighth Harry Potter book” on the eve of July 31, 2016, Harry Potter’s birthday. That same night, on July 30, the show played its very first performance in London. The premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in New York took place in March 2018, and the show went on to win six Tonys including Best Play. In December 2018, Cursed Child set a new record for highest weekly ticket sales by a play at $2.5 million. After the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown, a new version of the play reopened on Broadway, this time in one 3.5-hour long production rather than two consecutive shows.

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What to watch for

  • The Lyric Theatre underwent a total renovation specifically for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Patronuses and Harry Potter quotes are painted on the walls, the carpet is patterned with magical symbols, and a whole room of the lobby has been transfigured into a Harry Potter merchandise store where you can get house apparel, wands, and more.
  • The original London premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child got 11 Olivier Award nominations, the most a play has ever received. After winning nine of them, the show set a record for most Olivier wins by a play too!
  • Chris Columbus, who directed the original Harry Potter movies, said in an interview that he’d be interested in directing a film adaptation of Cursed Child and bringing back Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint to reprise their original roles as adults. What spell do we have to cast to make this happen?
  • Cursed Child transports Broadway audiences to the U.K. Wizarding World, but in J.K. Rowling’s universe, there’s a whole U.S. Wizarding World, too! The U.S. has its own magic academy called Ilvermorny, and the U.S. is the setting of the magical adventures in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the Harry Potter film spinoff series starring Eddie Redmayne as magic zoologist Newt Scamander.
  • Cursed Child uses tons of spellbinding special effects to bring the Wizarding World to life — but we can’t spoil what they are or how they work! You’ll have to see the magic for yourself.

Frequently asked questions

What is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway about?

Go on an adventure through Hogwarts and beyond with a new generation of wizards. Harry, his friends, and his son go on a time-traveling quest in this stage sequel to J. K. Rowling's books, brought to life with special effects that leave audiences of all ages spellbound.

Which theatre is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway at?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway is at New York's Lyric Theatre, which is located at 214 W 43rd St, New York, 10036.

What is the running time of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway runs for 3hr 30min. Incl. 1 intermission.

What is the age recommendation for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway?

Ages 8+. Children under 5 are not permitted in the theatre. Guests under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

How do you get tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway?

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How much are tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway tickets start at $65.

Who wrote Harry Potter and the Cursed Child?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne. While Thorne is credited as the sole playwright, he wrote the script based on a story that all three co-conceived.

Is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child a musical?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is not a musical. The show has a score, much like a film, but does not contain songs.

Is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child appropriate for kids?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is recommended for ages 8 and up. Like the books, the play is family-friendly, but there are some thematic elements that some very young children might find scary. Very young children may also have difficulty sitting through the show.

Is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child based on the Harry Potter books?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is inspired by J. K. Rowling's books and features all the main and fan-favorite characters from that series. The play, however, tells an entirely new story that picks up where the original series leaves off.

Is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child two parts?

No, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a one-part show that is 3 hours and 30 minutes long, including an intermission. The show was originally performed in two parts when it first opened, but following the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown of Broadway, the play reopened as a one-part event.

Who directed Harry Potter and the Cursed Child?

John Tiffany directs Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and won a 2018 Tony Award for his work. He also co-created the story with Jack Thorne and J. K. Rowling.

When did Harry Potter and the Cursed Child open on Broadway?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened on Broadway in March 2018. Prior to the show's arrival, the Lyric Theatre underwent a total renovation to accommodate Cursed Child, adding bespoke Harry Potter-themed decor.

Is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child good?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is beloved by fans of the series, has won awards all over the world — including six Tony Awards — and received widespread critical acclaim. Plus, the magic and special effects, unlike anything else on a Broadway stage, will leave you spellbound.

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