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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Early Reactions Call It Spellbinding

If you're in London and a huge fan of Harry Potter, tonight is the night you've been waiting for. The very first preview performance of the highly-anticipated stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child debuted. The play won't officially open until July 30, but fans have been eagerly awaiting the eighth official story in the Harry Potter canon. Tonight we have the first early reactions, and, thankfully, they heeded J.K. Rowling's spoiler warning.

Earlier today, J.K. Rowling posted a YouTube video where she plead with fans to keep the secrets that will be unveiled in this story. Of course, we likely won't know for quite some time what these secrets are, but it seems that the fans are keeping true to their word, posting a number of glowing reactions on Twitter that doesn't spoil anything for those who weren't at tonight's debut performance. With previews slated to run nearly
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First Look at Ron and Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Yesterday, we gave you a first look at the adult Harry Potter (Jamie Parker), his wife Ginny Potter (Poppy Miller) and their son Albus Severus Potter (Sam Clement) in the highly-anticipated stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The play debuts with previews in London starting June 7, with the first official performance set for July 30. As we get closer and closer to this play's debut, today we have even more photos which reveal the Weasley family, Ron (Paul Thornley), Hermione (Noma Dumezweni) and their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley (Cherrelle Skeete).

The photos, which offer our first look at the actors in their official costumes, debuted on Pottermore, where these cast members also shed new light on the story and their characters. Paul Thornley revealed that the play opens as the Weasley daughter is about to follow in her parents' footsteps by attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Here's what
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Harry Potter Returns in New Cursed Child Photos

Next week, fans in the U.K. will get to see a brand new Harry Potter story unfold when the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opens for previews on June 7, ahead of its first official performance on July 30. Actors Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger) and Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley) were cast in December, with the full cast announced in February, although it was never confirmed which characters the other actors are playing. Today we have new photos of some of these actors in character, along with details on their roles.

Pottermore revealed new photos of Jamie Parker as Harry Potter, alongside Sam Clemmett as Albus Severus Potter and Poppy Miller as Ginny Potter. The photos below reveal some of the actual costumes these actors will be wearing, along with a glimpse at Harry Potter's infamous scar. Here's what Jamie Parker had to say about his costume.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Sneak Peek Goes Inside Rehearsals

People look forward to the summer months for many reasons, whether it be getting a break from school or the chance to see some of the biggest movies of the year. This particular summer, however, fans in the U.K. will get to experience a brand new Harry Potter story live on the London West End stage when Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opens for previews at the Palace Theatre in London on June 7, before its first official performance on July 30. While we await any further details about this long-awaited stage play, a new preview has surfaced that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the rehearsal process.

The video, which was posted at the official Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Facebook, features author J.K. Rowling visiting the rehearsals, and while we do see a number of actors practicing some sort of maneuvers with their wands, it's difficult to figure out what exactly is happening.
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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Full Cast Announced

Back in December, we reported that highly-anticipated London stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has cast Jamie Parker as Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger and Paul Thornley as Ron Weasley. We have't heard much about this production since then, but today, Pottermore has revealed the entire cast with the first photo, taken shortly before the first script read-through. Writers J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany joined the cast, creative team and producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for this photo.

The rest of the cast is rounded out by Nicola Alexis, Helen Aluko, Jeremy Ang Jones, Rosemary Annabella, Annabel Baldwin, Jack Bennett, Paul Bentall, Anthony Boyle, Zoe Brough, Sam Clemmett, Morag Cross, Cristina Fray, Rudi Goodman, Claudia Grant, James Howard, Christiana Hutchings, Lowri James, Chris Jarman, Martin Johnston, Bili Keogh, Chipo Kureya, James Le Lacheur, Helena Lymbery, Tom Mackley, Barry McCarthy, Sandy McDade,
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