As the original West End cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child gear up for the production’s Broadway premiere, a new cast for the London production has been announced. Jamie Ballard will play the title character Harry Potter. His previous credits include other Mother Christmas and In the Vale of Heath at the Hampstead Theatre, The White Devil and Cressida at Shakespeare’s Globe and Ghosts at HOME in Manchester.
Just as Hamilton has been all-pervasive on Broadway since it opened there last summer, there's been little talk of anything but Harry Potter's official stage debut over here since the first announcement was made revealing that it was on its way over a year ago. (There was previously a small two-man fringe show called Potted Potter that raced through all the books to date in 70 minutes that... Read more