Following the success of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child – Parts One and Two, director John Tiffany returns to the West End with his internationally acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. The production will play for a limited season at the Duke Of York’s Theatre from 26 January to 29 April 2017. Tickets are on sale now.
NOW ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC Tickets for the stage premiere of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Parts I and II go on sale to the general public today (October 30, 2015) at 11AM. Ticket Update: Although there is still some availability, due to unprecedented public demand the Producers have now released a further allocation of tickets for sale through to 27 May 2017. The period 7 June 2016 to 8 January 2017 is now sold out with the exception of late release and daily lottery tickets. BOOK TICKETS TO HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD NOW VIA THE OFFICIAL BOOKING SITE Tickets for this amazing stage event are already breaking box office records at London’s Palace Theatre. In the pre-sale period (those who had registered for priority booking) over 175,000 tickets had already been sold. Producers are releasing further booking periods to cope with the unprecedented demand … Read more
J K Rowling has announced that the forthcoming West End play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child will be presented in two parts. The stage play by Jack Thorne is based on a new story by J K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany and will premiere in Summer 2016 at London’s Palace Theatre. Playwright Jack Thorne said ‘Obviously I loved it when we decided to tell this story in two parts,’ Jack tells us, ‘because I got to spend more time with the characters and what an honour that has been. ‘It continues to be unbelievable and amazing that I’ve been given this extraordinary chance to bring Harry Potter to the stage. As a fan, who just devoured the books and the films, this couldn’t be more exciting for me.’ John Tiffany added ‘It shares a scale and ambition with all the Harry Potter stories so in order to … Read more
It has been announced that Harry Potter will come to the West End Stage in Summer 2016 in a new play entitled Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. The play will be based on an original story by J.K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, the play by Jack Thorne will open at the Palace Theatre. Rowling has already stated that the play will not be a Potter prequel. Little else is known about the play but Jack Thorne made the following Twitter comment “Re Harry Potter, can’t say anything, other than playing in jk_rowling‘s sandpit is the greatest honour & the greatest fun”. Harry Potter And The Cursed Child will be directed by John Tiffany with movement by Steven Hoggett, with set designs by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, lighting by Neil Austin, music by Imogen Heap, sound by Gareth Fry and special effects by Jeremy Chernick. Tickets … Read more
With both Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda still playing with great success elsewhere, this is the latest attempt to bring Dahl’s unique alchemy of moralised, uplifting, yet also disturbing, and quirky childhood adventure to the London stage. However, unfortunately this current adaptation cannot stand alongside those two multi-layered yet flexible masterpieces with any great conviction.