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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' begins rehearsals on Broadway

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' begins rehearsals on Broadway

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Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Rehearsals have begun for the Broadway premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a stage play about the former boy wizard as a family man and "overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic," show representatives announced Thursday.Preview performances are scheduled to begin March 16 at the Lyric Theatre, with an official opening set for April 22.Seven members of the award-winning, original West End company have reunited on stage for the New York debut: Jamie Parker as Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger and Paul Thornley as Ron Weasley, as well as Poppy Miller as Ginny Potter, Sam Clemmett as Albus Potter, Alex Price as Draco Malfoy and Anthony Boyle as Scorpius Malfoy."Based on an original, new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Po...