“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” (Matthew Murphy photo)

Returns November 5th in Advance of Preview Performance, November 12

Opening December 7th

The magic is back on Broadway with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and has announced the return of the very popular “Friday Forty,” where every Friday at 1:00 PM ET the show will release a limited number of $40 tickets for every performance the following week; that is magical!

Mark your calendar Broadway lovers because entries begin on Monday, November 1st at 12:01 PM ET with the drawing taking place on Friday, November 5th for the next week of performances.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a play by Jack Thorne, directed by John Tiffany.  

Preview performances for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which returns to Broadway as a newly staged, single magical experience, start at the Lyric Theatre in New York on Friday, November 12th with the new opening night now set for Tuesday, December 7th.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child originally cast a spell over the world as an epic two-part event. Now, the show has been boldly restaged as one singular performance by the award-winning creative team for its return to North America. With just one ticket in hand, audiences will enjoy all the adventure the continuation of Harry’s story entails in one magical afternoon or evening.  

“Friday Forty” are only available through TodayTix.com and the TodayTix app, available for download in the App Store and the Google Play store. For more information, visit TodayTix.com. Entries will be accepted via TodayTix each Monday from 12:01 AM ET until Friday at 1:00 PM ET for the following week’s performances. Winners will be notified between 1:00 PM ET and 5:00 PM ET on Friday.

Winners pay $40 per person and can purchase a maximum of two tickets. Winners can pick up tickets at the box office on the day of their performance.

To ensure that as many people as possible have the chance to access these low-price tickets, they are only available to buy via the TodayTix.com or the TodayTix App. It is not possible to purchase these tickets in person at the Lyric Theatre or anywhere else.

Regular tickets can be purchased at www.HarryPotterBroadway.com and at the Lyric Theatre Box Office (214 W. 43rd St.) from Monday to Saturday, 10 am-6 pm.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the first Harry Potter story to be presented on stage and the world’s most awarded new play, has been seen by over 4.5 million people worldwide and holds a record 60 major honors, with nine Laurence Olivier Awards including Best New Play and six Tony Awards including Best New Play.   

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features 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. US Casting by Jim Carnahan, CSA.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions .

The cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child includes James Snyder as Harry Potter, Diane Davis as Ginny Potter alongside James Romney as their son Albus Potter; David Abeles as Ron Weasley, Jenny Jules as Hermione Granger and Nadia Brown as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley; and Aaron Bartz as Draco Malfoy and Brady Dalton Richards as his son Scorpius Malfoy.

Also joining the cast are Oge Agulué, Kevin Rico Angulo, Chelsey Arce, Quinn Blades, Michela Cannon, Will Carlyon, Lauren Nicole Cipoletti, Judith Lightfoot Clarke, Ted Deasy, Kira Fath, Stephanie Gomérez, Steve Haggard, Ben Horner, Edward James Hyland, Jax Jackson, Jack Koenig, Spencer LaRue, Rachel Leslie, Sarita Amani Nash, Alexandra Peter, Dan Piering, Kevin Matthew Reyes, William Rhem, Antoinette Robinson, Stephen Spinella, Tom Stephens, Maya Thomas, and Karen Janes Woditsch.

Details for all productions of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child can be found at www.HarryPotterOnStage.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is one of the most defining pop culture events of the decade” (Forbes).

19 years after Harry, Ron and Hermione saved the wizarding world, they’re back on a most extraordinary new adventure – this time, joined by a brave new generation that has only just arrived at the legendary Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Prepare for spectacular spells, a mind-blowing race through time, and an epic battle to stop mysterious forces, all while the future hangs in the balance.

The entire theatre has been transformed to immerse you in this one-of-a-kind experience packed with “thrilling theatricality and pulse-pounding storytelling” (The Hollywood Reporter). It will leave you “audibly wowed, cheering and gasping” (The Telegraph), as “visions of pure enchantment send shivers down your spine” (Rolling Stone). “You’ll be wondering ‘how’d they do that?’ for days to come” (People Magazine).

Do hold on to the edge of your seat, as this spellbinding spectacular will whisk you back to Hogwarts and beyond your imagination for a one-of-a-kind journey that is everything you hoped for and more.

For the latest health and safety protocols please visit www.HarryPotterBroadway.com/safety.

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