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James Snyder to Assume Role of Harry Potter on Broadway

Snyder is joined by several other new cast members.

The new cast members of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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Producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced today that James Snyder will step into the role of Harry Potter on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Lyric Theatre. Joining him will be Diane Davis as Ginny Potter and Nicholas Podany as their son Albus Potter. Matt Mueller will play Ron Weasley with Jenny Jules as Hermione Granger and Nadia Brown as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley. Jonno Roberts will assume the role Draco Malfoy with Bubba Weiler as his son Scorpius Malfoy. The show's current cast will play their last performance on Sunday, March 17, 2019.

Also joining the cast are Aaron Bartz, Will Carlyon, Kimberly Dodson, Patrick Du Laney, Sara Farb, Jonathan Gordon, Steve Haggard, Eva Kaminsky, Jack Koenig, Rachel Leslie, Sarita Amani Nash, Fiona Reid, Katherine Reis, Kevin Matthew Reyes, Antoinette Robinson, Stephen Spinella, Tom Patrick Stephens, Erica Sweany, and Karen Janes Woditsch, who are featured along with returning cast members Brian Thomas Abraham, Olivia Bond, Stephen Bradbury, James Brown III, Lauren Nicole Cipoletti, Zoë Feigelson, Jack Hatcher, Edward James Hyland, Joey LaBrasca, Landon Maas, James Romney, and Alex Weisman.

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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