Full Cast Announced for “Cursed Child”, Rehearsals Begin!
Ever since the first casting announcement for the upcoming stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, was released back in December, fans have been eagerly waiting to discover who would make up the rest of the cast. Well, we don’t have to wait any longer – the full cast has been revealed today! What’s more, it has been announced that rehearsals have officially begun!
Joining Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni, and Paul Thornely as Harry, Hermione, and Ron are 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 42-strong company (including seven children who will alternate two roles) will be playing a variety of characters from the wizarding world.
Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, who are featured in the cast photograph alongside Jo, also confirmed the dates for Cursed Child‘s special access performances. On January 18, 2017, the matinee (Part I) and evening performance (Part II) will be captioned, and on February 4, 2017, both the matinee (Part I) and evening performance (Part II) will be audio described. These performances will go on sale on Monday, February 29, 2016. For details on how to book tickets for these access performances, head on over to the official website.
In addition, Pottermore has released this new photo of Jamie, Noma, and Paul alongside Jo and fellow writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany.
What do you think of the cast? Are you excited to see them all in action when the production opens in June? Let us know your thoughts!