Harry Potter fans in Germany will soon be able to enjoy Harry Potter and the Cursed Child without having to go very far. Announced on July 5, 2018, the production was originally scheduled to open in Hamburg on March 15, 2020. However, due to the coronavirus crisis, the premiere date has been postponed to December 5, 2021, with previews beginning on November 23, 2021. The first non-English version of the play will be staged at the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt.