“Cursed Child” Continues to Win on Broadway!

After winning a total of six Outer Critics Circle Awards earlier this week, the Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is continuing its success this award season. The magical play has taken home a further two awards and has been nominated for yet another nine!

As previously reported, Cursed Child received three nominations for the prestigious Drama League Awards, including Distinguished Performance Award nominations for Noma Dumezweni and Anthony Boyle. Although neither actor ended up winning this award, Cursed Child was awarded Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play!

 

 

Readers of Broadway.com have also been enjoying the spellbinding magic of PotterCursed Child was voted Favorite New Play in the Broadway Audience Awards 2018, seeing off competition from1984, The ChildrenMeteor Shower, and The Parisian Woman. The awards will be presented on May 24 and you can see a list of all of this year’s winners here.

 

 

The accolades don’t appear to be stopping anytime soon since Cursed Child is also nominated for nine Theater Fans’ Choice Awards. Voting is currently open for Broadway World‘s annual fan-voted awards, which claims to have its biggest and best nominees list ever. Our friends at Puffs have also been nominated! The play is currently leading in the Best Off-Broadway Play category, with School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play sitting in second place.

Click here to cast your vote, and check below to see who is nominated for Broadway World’s fan-voted awards!

 

Best Direction of a Play
John Tiffany
Best Featured Actor in a Play
Anthony Boyle
Best Featured Actress in a Play
Noma Dumezweni
Best Leading Actor in a Play
Jamie Parker
Best Lighting Design
Neil Austin
Best Play
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 
Best Scenic Design
Christine Jones
Best Sound Design of a Play
Gareth Fry
Best Off-Broadway Play
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Lucy O'Shea

I was given a copy of Philosopher's Stone in 2001, and instantly, I was hooked. Since then, my passion for Potter has been equaled only by my passion for fair access to education (and watching motorsport). A spell I wish could exist in the Muggle world is the summoning charm because this Hufflepuff is not a "particularly good finder"!