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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrates First Anniversary on Broadway

The Tony-winning play opened April 22, 2018.

The full Year Two company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway.
(© David Gordon)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrated its first anniversary at Broadway's Lyric Theatre with a preshow party onstage on April 24.

The remaining Year One cast members of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
(© David Gordon)

James Snyder takes on the role of Harry Potter, alongside Diane Davis as Ginny Potter and Nicholas Podany as their son Albus Potter. Matt Mueller plays Ron Weasley, with Jenny Jules as Hermione Granger and Nadia Brown as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley. Jonno Roberts assumes the role Draco Malfoy, with Bubba Weiler as his son Scorpius Malfoy.

James Snyder cuts the cake.
(© David Gordon)

They are joined by Brian Thomas Abraham, Aaron Bartz, Stephen Bradbury, Catherine Ashmore Bradley, James Brown III, Will Carlyon, Lauren Nicole Cipoletti, Grace DeAmicis, Kimberly Dodson, Patrick Du Laney, Sara Farb, Jonathan Gordon, Steve Haggard, Edward James Hyland, Eva Kaminsky, Jack Koenig, Joey LaBrasca, Rachel Leslie, Zell Steele Morrow, Sarita Amani Nash, Jack Pravda, Fiona Reid, Katherine Reis, Kevin Matthew Reyes, Antoinette Robinson, James Romney, Stephen Spinella, Tom Patrick Stephens, Erica Sweany, Alex Weisman, and Karen Janes Woditsch playing a variety of characters.

The Harry Potter anniversary cake, from City Cakes.
(© David Gordon)

Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play written by Thorne and directed by Tiffany. The production received its world premiere in July 2016 at the Palace Theatre in London, where it continues to play to sold-out houses. It opened on Broadway on April 22 and received six 2018 Tony Awards.

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