In celebration of Back to Hogwarts, the day all Hogwarts students return for the new term, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions have announced full casting for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which will resume performances at the Palace Theatre in London’s West End on 14 October 2021.
The cast will be led by the previously announced Jamie Ballard as Harry Potter, Susie Trayling as Ginny Potter, Dominic Short as their son Albus Potter, Thomas Aldridge as Ron Weasley, Michelle Gayle as Hermione Granger, Phoenix Edwards as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley, James Howard as Draco Malfoy and Luke Sumner as his son Scorpius Malfoy.
They will be joined by the newly announced Lola Adaja, Samson Ajewole, David Annen, Valerie Antwi, Sue Appleby, Phil Cheadle, Craig Connolly, Robert Curtis, Tim Dewberry, Jim Fish, Thomas Gilbey, Jemma Gould, Rachel Hinds, Jordan Lang, Ronnie Lee, Katrina Lopes, Lucy Mangan, David Mara, Lucia McAnespie, Jayne McKenna, Kathryn Meisle, Gordon Millar, Ian Redford, Thomas Royal, Tom Sturgess, Joshua Talbot, Mark Theodore, Emma-May Uden, Madeleine Walker and Wreh-asha Walton, who complete the 43-strong company playing a variety of characters, alongside seven children – Noah Alexander, Tom Quinn Alexander, Abby Barnes, Harley Barton, Chase Collard, Samuel Newby and Cici Smith – who will alternate two roles.
Tickets for the original two-part multi award-winning production in the West End are available now for performances at the Palace Theatre until 23 October 2022 to UK Harry Potter Fan Club members, with access opening at 9am.
General public on sale for these new performances opens tomorrow, 2 September 2021. Tickets remain priced from £15 per part, and for every performance there are over 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.
The regular performance schedule is now as follows – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday – no performance; Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 2pm Part One & 7pm Part Two; Sunday – 1pm Part One & 6pm Part Two.
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne, 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 CDG.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.