Harry Potter and the Cursed Child extends to February 2018 - more tickets on sale
More tickets released for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The hit West End play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two has extended its booking at the Palace Theatre to 3 February 2018. A further 60,000 tickets will be released on 22 November 2016, with over 300 tickets for every performance priced at £20 or less per part. Regular ticket releases will become available throughout 2017, with further details to be announced.
Produced by Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is billed as the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and began previews on 7 June 2016 at the Palace Theatre before officially opening on 25 July.
Written by Jack Thorne and based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, it is directed by John Tiffany with movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music & arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions & magic by Jamie Harrison, music supervision & arrangements by Martin Lowe and casting by Julia Horan.
Further access performances were also announced for the production, going on sale on 22 November 2016. On Saturday 13 January 2018 both the matinee (Part One) and evening performance (Part Two) will be audio described and on Saturday 20 January 2018 the matinee (Part One) and evening performance (Part Two) will be captioned.
The production received a set of excellent reviews upon opening: " a spectacle for the theatre, one that is filled to the brim with fan service and magical imagery that will amaze" (Independent); "thrills at the aura of possibility" (Telegraph); "thrillingly staged" (Guardian).
Talks of a Broadway transfer for the production are reportedly underway, with New York theatre owners battling it out to house the show.
Extra tickets go on sale on 22 November 2016.