“Harry Potter: The Exhibition” New York Adds “Cursed Child” Broadway Props
Harry Potter: The Exhibition opened back in May in Herald Square, New York City, New York, but this week sees an exciting new addition to its display. Two wands from the Broadway version of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are now on show at the event!
Joel Meyers, who plays Albus Potter in the show, visited the exhibition earlier this week to drop off the wand that he uses in the show, as well as the one belonging to his costar Erik C. Peterson (who portrays Scorpius Malfoy). He appeared at the exhibition on Thursday, June 22 to present both wands to the exhibition’s curator, who then added them to a special display case, where they will stay until the end of the exhibition’s time in New York. You can check out pictures from the presentation below.
This isn’t the only exciting bit of recent exhibition news. It was announced last month that the exhibition would travel to several other cities across the globe. The exhibition will visit the Londoner in Macao, a territory of China, in December of this year. It will set up a home in Barcelona, Spain, on a currently unknown date and location as part of its European tour.
The New York exhibition already features many items of Wizarding World memorabilia, with themed sections for different locations and events in both the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series. From a Quidditch pitch with an interactive Quaffle to varying classrooms with subject-specific activities, visitors have plenty to do, including recreating the Battle of Hogwarts, to win points for their House throughout. These points go toward a competition to see which House’s visitors are best at the exhibition’s activities.
Are you hoping to take a trip to the exhibition soon, or are you waiting for it to come to a city nearer you?