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'Harry Potter & the Cursed Child' Gets Broadway Opening Date

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will officially open on Broadway next year!

The date was just announced as April 22, 2018 where it will make its U.S. debut at the Lyric Theatre.

Preview performances, casting, and other details are not available yet, but are expected to be announced in the coming months.

The Lyric Theatre will reportedly undergo renovations in preparation for the production.

Tickets will go on sale this fall.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set 19 years after the last Harry Potter book ended.

JK Rowling Apologizes to 'Harry Potter' Fans for This Big Plot Point!

JK Rowling sent out an apology tweet this morning that has fans talking!

“OK, here it is. Please don’t start flame wars over it, but this year I’d like to apologise for killing (whispers)… Snape. *runs for cover*,” the author of the famous book series wrote on her Twitter account.

If you didn’t know, Snape was killed by Voldemort in the final book in the series because Voldemort thought Snape was the true owner of the Elder Wand.

Amber Riley & 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Win Big at Olivier Awards!

It was a big night for Amber Riley at the 2017 Olivier Awards!

The 31-year-old actress took home the award for Best Actress in a Musical for her lead role in Dreamgirls at the awards show held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (April 9) in London, England.

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It was a huge night for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – the play took home a record breaking nine awards tonight including Best New Play!

Jamie Parker – who plays Harry Potter in the play – took home the award for Best Actor while his co-stars Noma Dumezweni (who plays Hermione Granger) and Anthony Boyle (who plays Scoripus Malfoy) took home the awards for Best Supporting Actress and Actor.

Andy Karl also took home the award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in Groundhog Day, but unfortunately had to skip the ceremony because he is currently on starring in a show on Broadway.

Also pictured inside: Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey hit the red carpet after the awards show.

Congrats to all the winners!

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Ian McKellen Reveals Why He Turned Down Dumbledore Role in 'Harry Potter' Films

Ian McKellen was once offered a chance at the role of Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films after the original actor chosen for the role, Richard Harris, passed away after making the first two movies in the franchise.

“When they called me up and said would I be interested in being in the Harry Potter films, they didn’t say in what part,” Ian said during an appearance on the BBC. “I worked out what they were thinking, and I couldn’t… I couldn’t take over the part from an actor who I’d known didn’t approve of me.”

Richard apparently called Ian‘s acting, “technically brilliant but passionless,” in the past.

Rupert Grint Was Sorted Into Hufflepuff & He's 'Disappointed'!

Rupert Grint, who starred as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter franchise films, was sorted into Hufflepuff house on Pottermore and he’s not happy about it!

“Yeah, and a little bit disappointed to be honest. That’s just not the coolest one, is it? Yeah, it is a really clever algorithm,” the 28-year-old actor told Vulture.

“No, yeah. I think I did it a few times as well, and it was always Hufflepuff. You want to be like Gryffindor or Slytherin,” Rupert continued.

If you sign up for Pottermore, you can get sorted into your house via an extensive quiz. Are you a Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Slytherin, or Ravenclaw?

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