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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Set For Broadway

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is set to be staged on Broadway. The two-part play - which is set 19 years after J.K. Rowling's books and spin-off movies - has its official opening in...

Critics Feel The Magic With 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' In The West End

Critics have been dazzled by the magic of West End play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The play, written by Jack Thorne and based on a story by Thorne, director John Tiffany, and author...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Wins Rave Reviews

The stage production, which is told over two parts, won praise from Potter fans when it opened for previews at London's Palace Theatre in June (16) and theatre critics have now given it...

Reading 'Harry Potter' Books Could Mean You're Less Likely To Support Donald Trump

The comparison between Donald Trump and Lord Voldemort has been made many times in the run up to the US election, but a new study has shown that Harry Potter fans are indeed less likely...

Everything You Need To Know About The 'American Hogwarts' Ilvermorny

JK Rowling has treated Harry Potter fans to a whole new story on her site Pottermore, introducing wizarding school Ilvermorny, the ‘American Hogwarts’. Ahead of the release of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them,...

Eddie Redmayne And J.k. Rowling To Attend Special Charity Screening

The Theory of Everything actor, who stars as Newt Scamander in the spin-off prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will join the Harry Potter author Rowling for an onstage chat before...

'I Don't Think I've Ever Wanted Magic More': Jk Rowling Laments Brexit Voting Results

'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling has been very vocal about the EU referendum debate, which is finally over after the Brexit campaign won with 51.3% of the vote, and now she's expressed her heartache over...

J.k. Rowling Wishes For Magic After Britain Votes To Leave Eu

The Harry Potter author had been a vocal advocate for the Remain campaign, and admitted her disappointment after it was confirmed on Friday morning (24Jun16) that the British public had voted to exit the EU....

J.k. Rowling Labels Parts Of The Brexit Campaign As "Ugly"

‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling has decried aspects of the campaign to leave the European Union ahead of Britain’s long-awaited referendum on the subject later this week, describing some of the rhetoric as “uglier than...

J.k. Rowling Sends Flowers To Orlando Victim's Funeral

The Harry Potter author took to Twitter shortly after the shooting at gay nightclub Pulse following the discovery that Luis worked at Florida theme park Islands of Adventure's The Wizarding World of Harry...

Jk Rowling Grieves For Harry Potter Theme Park Worker Who Died In Orlando Shooting

JK Rowling has paid tribute to one of the many people who died during the shooting at Orlando nightclub Pulse; a young man who worked at Universal Studios' Harry Potter theme park less than 10...

J.k. Rowling Pays Tribute To Orlando Shooting Victim

The author of the books about the teen wizard took to Twitter to mourn Luis Vielma, who was one of the 50 victims shot dead by Omar Mateen who opened fire with an assault weapon...

Real Owls Dropped From Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Play

Previews for the highly-anticipated production kicked off on Tuesday (07Jun16) to rave reviews from fans, but the play didn't go without a hitch as a barn owl, which was supposed to fly across...

Daniel Radcliffe "Not Sure" If He'll Ever See 'Harry Potter' Play

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he’s “not sure” whether he’ll ever see the new play ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ – because he doesn’t want to “distract or take away” from the production by...

Daniel Radcliffe Has No Plans To See Harry Potter Play

The 26-year-old rose to stardom by playing the boy wizard in the Harry Potter films from 2001 to 2011. However he has no plans to see how his character evolves as an...

Theatre Fans Spellbound By Magical New Harry Potter Play

Over 1,500 theatregoers, many dressed as spellbinding characters, stood and cheered as the first part of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ended at the Palace Theatre in London on Tuesday night (07Jun16)....

Jk Rowling Asks Fans To Keep 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child's' Plot A Secret

JK Rowling has sent out a plea to fans to keep the plot of play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child a secret. Previews of the production begin tonight at the Palace Theatre in London’s...

'Idiots Were Going To Idiot': Jk Rowling Slams Racist Comments Against Black Hermione

As 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' opens for previews at London's Palace Theatre, JK Rowling once again addresses the onslaught of racially-charged criticism she has endured for giving her blessing for a black actress...

J.k. Rowling Attacks 'Racists' Who Cannot Accept A Black Hermione Granger

The thought of a black actress as Potter's pal has not been welcomed by all fans, prompting Rowling to call those opposed to the casting "a bunch of racists". The writer told...

Jk Rowling: 'Harry Potter Play Will Be Unlike Anything People Have Ever Seen Before'

With just days to go before the first previews of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begin, JK Rowling has been speaking about what fans can expect from the much anticipated play. While the author...

Draco Malfoy's Ponytail In 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Is Everything

Fans are torn between feeling highly amused and unabashedly thrilled at the new images of Draco Malfoy for upcoming play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'. Alex Price from 'Penny Dreadful' will be playing the...

What Do We Think Of Harry Potter And Ginny Weasley In 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child'?

Fans finally get a preview of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' with the cast in full costume, and it's safe to say that everyone is pleasantly surprised. Producers couldn't have found two actors that...

Newcomer Sam Clemmett Cast As Harry Potter's Son In Play

The young actor was announced in the starring role on Tuesday (31May16), when individual cast pictures for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child were released alongside a family portrait picture showing Poppy Miller...

Ever Wondered Why Harry Potter's Hogwarts Class Was So Small? This Fan Has A Theory

A Harry Potter fan has a sad but very plausible theory about one of the book series’ most confusing aspects, why was Harry’s Hogwarts class size so small? The theory, posted by Tumblr user marauders4evr...

J.k. Rowling: 'Don't Ban Donald Trump From Britain'

After Donald, 69, made proposed banning Muslims from the U.S., outraged Brits began a pettion calling on U.K. government ministers to ban him from their country. And in January (16) British...

Jk Rowling Finds Donald Trump 'Objectionable', But Defends His Right To Freedom Of Speech

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has made her views on US presidential candidate Donald Trump very clear; she doesn't agree with the things he says, but she respect his right to say them. Speaking at...

Jk Rowling Makes Fan's Tattoo Dream Come True

JK Rowling proves everyday why she's such an important figure for Harry Potter fans, and yesterday (May 11th 2016) was no different. She took some time to oblige a fan's request to help design a...

Jk Rowling Apologises For Remus Lupin's Death On Battle Of Hogwarts' 18th Anniversary

Harry Potter fans are today marking the 18th anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, which took place on May 2nd 1998. To mark the anniversary, author JK Rowling has apologised to readers on Twitter, for...

Harry Potter Author J.k. Rowling Has A Magical Night With President Obama In London

The writer was among guests who met President Barack Obama at the U.S. ambassador's London residence over the weekend. Her spokeswoman has confirmed Rowling enjoyed a private meeting with Obama. British leader...

J.k. Rowling Nominated For Crime Writing Award For Latest 'Robert Galbraith' Book

Robert Galbraith, the crime writing pseudonym for ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling, has been selected for the longlist of nominees for Crime Novel of the Year for the first time.‘Career of Evil’, the third novel...

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