Based upon an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a brand new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and also the Cursed Child may be the eighth story inside the Harry Potter series along with the first official Harry Potter story to get presented on stage. The play get its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016.
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it also isn’t much simpler now that he’s an overworked employee on the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.
While Harry grapples having a past that won’t stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must have trouible with the weight of your family legacy he never wanted. As past and offer fuse ominously, both father and son discover the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness originates from unexpected places.
About the Author
J.K. Rowling would be the author with the seven Harry Potter novels, which may have sold over 450 million copies and still have been translated into 79 languages, and three companion books originally published for charity. She is also this author of The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adults published in 2012, and, in the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith, would be the author on the Cormoran Strike crime series. J.K. Rowling is making her screenwriting debut which is a producer for the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, yet another extension from the Wizarding World, due for release in November 2016.
Jack Thorne writes for theatre, film, television and radio. His theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In, both directed by John Tiffany, The Solid Life of Sugarwater with the Graeae Theatre Company, Bunny for that Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stacy for your Trafalgar Studios, 2nd May 1997 and When You Cure Me to the Bush. His adaptations include The Physicists for that Donmar Warehouse and Stuart: A Life Backwards for Hightide. On film his credits include War Book, A Long Way Down and The Scouting Book for Boys. For television his credits include The Last Panthers, Don’t Take My Baby, This Is England, The Fades, Glue and Cast-Offs as well as the upcoming National Treasure. In 2012 he won BAFTAs for the best series (The Fades) as well as serial (This Is England 88).
John Tiffany directed Once that he was the parent receiving multiple awards both from the West End and also on Broadway. As Associate Director on the Royal Court, his work includes The Twits, Hope and The Pass. He was the director of Let The Right One In for that National Theatre of Scotland, which moved to the Royal Court, West End and St. Ann’s Warehouse. His other work for your National Theatre of Scotland includes Macbeth (also Broadway), Enquirer, The Missing, Peter Pan, The House of Bernarda Alba, Transform Caithness: Hunter, Be Near Me, Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us, The Bacchae, Black Watch, which is why he won the Olivier and Critics’ Circle Best Director Awards, Elizabeth Gordon Quinn and Home: Glasgow. Other recent credits include The Glass Menagerie at A.R.T. additionally, on Broadway and The Ambassador at BAM. Tiffany was Associate Director with the National Theatre of Scotland from 2005 to 2012, and became a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University inside the 2010-2011 academic year.