Full casting announced for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway
The seven original leads will transfer with the production
The seven original London leads from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will star in the Broadway production of the show when it opens across the pond in March 2018.
Reprising their roles will be Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger), Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Sam Clemmett (Albus Potter), Poppy Miller (Ginny Potter), Alex Price (Draco Malfoy) and Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy).
They will be joined by a cast of 28 new actors in the production which officially opens at the Lyric Theatre on Broadway on 22 April 2018.
They include David Abeles, Brian Abraham, Shirine Babb, Jess Barbagallo, Stephen Bradbury, Lauren Nicole Cipoletti, Joshua De Jesus, Jessie Fisher, Richard Gallagher, Susan Heyward, Geraldine Hughes, Edward James Hyland, Byron Jennings, Katie Kreisler, Joey LaBrasca, Andrew Long, Kathryn Meisle, Angela Reed, Dave Register, Adeola Role, James Romney, Malika Samuel, Alanna Saunders, David St. Louis, Stuart Ward, Madeline Weinstein, Alex Weisman and Benjamin Wheelwright.
Written by Jack Thorne and directed by John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II take up where the seventh book finished in JK Rowling's saga about the boy wizard. The plays follow the trials of Harry Potter who works in the Ministry of Magic with a wife and three kids nineteen years later. His youngest son, Albus, is struggling with his family legacy.
Dumezweni and Boyle won WhatsOnStage and Olivier Awards for their performances in the show. Read Sarah Crompton's review of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for WhatsOnStage.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues to play at the Palace Theatre, London and is currently booking until 22 July 2018.