“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” London Remains Suspended Through February 2021

The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in the United Kingdom have officially moved into their second year as the suspension of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is extended until February 2021. In a statement released on its social media accounts, Cursed Child London confirmed that the Palace Theatre will remain empty for the rest of the year.

This announcement comes shortly after an unfortunate string of similar announcements, where the reopening of Cursed Child performances in the United States was also postponed. While this is definitely understandable given the public health crisis, it certainly comes as a massive disappointment to fans who were eagerly looking forward to witnessing the wizarding world live.



The producers of the show assured fans that Cursed Child will be brought back onto the stage as soon as it is safe to do so:

Please be assured that the producers are working closely with the Society of London Theatre, government bodies and health organisations in the UK to ensure we are following the very latest advice. At this current time, we have been advised that London theatres will not reopen immediately; if further cancellations are necessary, they will continue to be announced on a rolling basis. Our website and social media channels will be regularly updated with the very latest information on the performance schedule and ticket exchange policy.

This suspension of performances is temporary, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Palace Theatre just as soon as we can.

For affected ticket holders, the full details regarding ticket exchanges and refunds can be found on the play’s website. There are multiple options available to accommodate the different purchasing platforms. Will you be returning to the West End once the pandemic is over?


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