New Block of Tickets to “Cursed Child” Melbourne to Go On Sale Tuesday
With the Melbourne premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child just a few days away and fans still clamoring for tickets, the production announced today it will be extending its booking period and releasing a new block of tickets!
The tickets will go on sale to the general public at 11 a.m. AEDT Tuesday, February 26, for performances up to and including Sunday, February 2, 2020. Those interested are instructed to join the Virtual Waiting Room at HarryPotterthePlay.com/au anytime between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. that day.
At 11 a.m., everyone in the waiting room will be assigned a random spot in the queue to purchase tickets. According to a press release, random assignments allow ticket purchasing “to be as fair as possible” and also deters bots. No access code is required to purchase tickets.
Tickets start at $65 per part. The two-part play is intended to be seen same-day as a matinee followed by an evening show or as evening shows on two consecutive nights. A Ticketmaster handling fee and delivery fee, if applicable, will be added to the ticket price. There are also more than 200 tickets priced at $65 or less available for each performance.
The Melbourne production began preview performances January 18 and has scheduled a premiere red carpet gala for Saturday, February 23 at the Princess Theatre.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Melbourne stars Gareth Reeves (Harry Potter), Lucy Goleby (Ginny Potter), Sean Reese-Wemyss (Albus Potter), Gyton Grantley (Ron Weasley), Paula Arundell (Hermione Granger), Manali Datar (Rose Granger-Weasley), Tom Wren (Draco Malfoy), and William McKenna (Scorpius Malfoy).
From February 25 onward, the regular performance schedule, excluding holiday variations, is below:
- Wednesday – Part One, 2 p.m.; Part Two, 7:30 p.m.
- Thursday – Part One, 7:30 p.m.
- Friday – Part Two, 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday – Part One, 2 p.m.; Part Two, 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday – Part One, 2 p.m.; Part Two, 7:30 p.m.
The production also has a Friday Forty program available, offering limited tickets at a cost of $40 per part.
Check out the gallery below for the first official images from the Melbourne production, and visit HarryPotterthePlay.com/au for more information!