The third West End cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will start performances at the Palace Theatre May 23; the current company will take their final bows May 20.
Joining the production will be Jamie Ballard as Harry Potter, Susie Trayling as Ginny Potter, Joe Idris-Roberts as their son Albus, and Jonathan Case as Scorpius Malfoy.
Continuing in their roles are Thomas Aldridge as Ron Weasley, Rakie Ayola as Hermione Granger, Helen Aluko as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley, and James Howard as Draco Malfoy.
Rounding out the cast are Rosemary Annabella, David Annen, Jordan Bamford, Emma Bown, Adrian Christopher, Craig Connolly, Danny Dalton, Leah Haile, April Hughes, Martin Johnston, Gareth Kennerley, Susan Lawson-Reynolds, Ryan J Mackay, David Mara, Dylan Mason, Barry McCarthy, Sandy McDade, James McGregor, Annette McLaughlin, Tom Peters, James Phoon, Eve Ponsonby, Kate Russell-Smith, Sinéad Sharkey, Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn, Mark Theodore, and Joshua Wyatt.
Additionally, on April 5, the show will release a further allocation of tickets for sale for performances from January 16, 2019, through April 7, 2019. Tickets are priced from £15 per part, and for every performance there are over 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The acclaimed production received its world premiere in June 2016 at the Palace Theatre in London. The Broadway production will begin previews at the Lyric Theatre March 16, and in early 2019 the Australian production will open at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.
The Jack Thorne-penned play is based on an original new story by series author J.K. Rowling, director John Tiffany, and Thorne.