The West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has extended its run at the Palace Theatre into September 2019, it has been announced. Presented in two parts, the play is the eighth story in JK Rowling’s wizarding series, and premiered in London in July 2016. Directed by John Tiffany and with a script by Jack Thorne, it is the first official Harry Potter story written for the stage. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will book at the Palace Theatre until 29th September 2019, with tickets for this extended run on sale from 4th December.
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