West End's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Welcomes New Company Members October 13 | Playbill

International News West End's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Welcomes New Company Members October 13

Both parts of the award-winning production continue at London's Palace Theatre.

back row (from left): Grace Wylde, Michelle Gayle, and Thomas Aldridge; front row (from left) Thomas Grant, Frances Grey, Sam Crane, James Howard, and Adam Wadsworth Manuel Harlan

The West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child welcomes several new cast members beginning October 13 at London's Palace Theatre.

Sam Crane is the new Harry Potter with Frances Grey as Ginny Potter and Thomas Grant as their son Albus Potter; Thomas Aldridge and Michelle Gayle continue as Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, and Grace Wylde plays their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley; James Howard continues as Draco Malfoy, and Adam Wadsworth plays his son Scorpius Malfoy.

The ensemble includes Gabriel Akamo, Troy Alexander, Harry Ames, David Annen, Sue Appleby, Sabina Cameron, Phil Cheadle, Robert Curtis, Tim Dewberry, Iskandar Eaton, Lewis Edgar, Jack Gardner, Jemma Gould, Kelton Hoyland, April Hughes, Max Hutchinson, Emma Louise Jones, Tom Mackean, David Mara, Henry Maynard, Kathryn Meisle, Gigi Noel-King, Melaina Pecorini, Niamh Perry, Ruchi Rai, Ian Redford, Rosalind Steele, Tom Storey, Joshua Talbot, Susan Vidler, and Wreh-asha Walton. 

Fletcher Bell, Alice Langton-Farrell, Max Forde, Lottie Grey, Rafferty Ison, Abbiegail Mills, and Harry Munson, who alternate two children’s roles, complete the 46-member company.

The original, two-part production previously announced that tickets are available through July 30, 2023.

The production received its world premiere in July 2016 at London's Palace and went on to become the most awarded play in the history of the Olivier Awards, winning nine awards, including Best New Play. It resumed performances following the pandemic October 14, 2021.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Thorne, directed by Tiffany with movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music and arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions and magic by Jamie Harrison, music supervision and arrangements by Martin Lowe, and casting by Julia Horan.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender, and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

The one-part Broadway production continues at the Lyric Theatre.

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