Rehearsals for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2, the eighth installment in the beloved Wizarding World franchise, have officially begun following a casting announcement a few months back, and the announcement that a special rehearsal edition of the play would be released in book stores around the world following the play’s premiere later this year.
Today as well, Pottermore has revealed the entire cast of the play as all of the 56 creatives, actors, and crew members came together for a production photo earlier this morning, giving us our first real look at the play’s entire ensemble.
Check out the image below:
The Cursed Child cast includes Nicola Alexis, Helen Aluko, Jeremy Ang Jones, Rosemary Annabella, Annabel Baldwin, Jack Bennett, Paul Bentall, Anthony Boyle, Zoe Brough, Sam Clemmett, Morag Cross, Cristina Fray, Rudi Goodman, Claudia Grant, James Howard, Christiana Hutchings, Lowri James, Chris Jarman, Martin Johnston, Bili Keogh, Chipo Kureya, James Le Lacheur, Helena Lymbery, Tom Mackley, Barry McCarthy, Sandy McDade, Andrew McDonald, Adam McNamara, Poppy Miller, Tom Milligan, Jack North, Alex Price, Stuart Ramsay, Nuno Silva, Cherrelle Skeete, Esther Smith, Nathaniel Smith, Dylan Standen and Joshua Wyatt.
The announcement also revealed that there will be seven child actors that will alternate between roles, with their roles set to be revealed sometime soon.
Directed by John Tiffany, from a story by himself, Jack Thorne, and Potter creator J.K. Rowling, with the script written by Thorne, Cursed Child will continue to the story of Harry Potter and his life 19 years after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, while he struggles to accept his current life and his son, Albus Severus, struggles to live in the shadow of his family’s legacy. For all intents and purposes, this is the Harry Potter continuation that fans have been waiting years for it sounds like. Just in a format they might not have expected.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2 will at London’s West End at the Palace Theatre on July 30th, with the special rehearsal print edition being released on July 31st.
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