JOIN HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD AT FAN EXPO CANADA THIS AUGUST!
For Immediate Release
Contact: John Karastamatis, Sue Toth – Mirvish Productions
GET READY FOR HOGWARTS HOUSE PRIDE NIGHTS THIS NOVEMBER!
Cast members from the Canadian Premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will take part in a panel - Journey to the Stage with the Canadian Cast at this year’s FAN EXPO Canada™. Learn about the journey to bring the eighth story in the Harry Potter canon to life on stage in Toronto.
The panel will take place Friday August 26 at 1PM and will be moderated by Richard Crouse, author, and film critic for CP24 and Newstalk 1010. Autograph and selfie opportunities will be available following the panel.
FAN EXPO Canada™ is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada and the second largest in North America and runs at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from August 25 - 28, 2022.
Panels are free with admission to FAN EXPO Canada™.
Visit FAN EXPO Canada for event and ticket info.
Grab your wands, don your robes, and get ready for HOGWARTS HOUSE PRIDE NIGHTS at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Join us for four magical evenings throughout the month of November that will each be dedicated to one of the Hogwarts houses.
Reserve your spot to take part in HOGWARTS HOUSE PRIDE NIGHTS at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Represent your house and wear your best Hogwarts costume!
Gryffindor - November 2, 7PM
Hufflepuff - November 9, 7PM
Ravenclaw - November 16, 7PM
Slytherin - November 23, 7PM
Visit mirvish.com for more information and tickets.
What To Expect From HOGWARTS HOUSE PRIDE NIGHTS at Harry Potter And The Cursed Child
- Doors to the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre lobby open at 5:30PM
- Visit the lobby concessions for Butterbeer (availability may be limited), Wizarding World baked goods and confectionary items.
- Early access to the Cursed Child gift shops
- Discover all the enchanting photo ops throughout the theatre and post a selfie.
- Participate in a live Wizarding World Trivia Contest and Scavenger Hunt to win fun prizes and a House Pride costume contest for a chance to win a Grand Prize that will thrill each Hogwarts House!
- Following HOUSE PRIDE NIGHT activities, sit back and enjoy the show!
HAVE YOU SORTED YOURSELF INTO YOUR HOGWARTS HOUSE?
Use the official Harry Potter Fan Club app or go to wizardingworld.com to sort yourself in the official Hogwarts Sorting Ceremony.
Adventure runs in the family. When Harry Potter’s head-strong son Albus befriends the son of his fiercest rival, Draco Malfoy, it sparks an unbelievable new journey for them all—with the power to change the past and future forever. Prepare for a mind-blowing race through time, spectacular spells, and an epic battle, all brought to life with the most astonishing theatrical magic ever seen on stage. “You’ll be wondering ‘how’d they do that?’ for days to come” (People Magazine).
Experience the wizarding world like never before from the moment you arrive. The entire theatre has been transformed with hidden surprises to discover around every corner.
Kyle Orzech, Andy Pogson, Katie Ryerson, Yemie Sonuga, Jennifer Thiessen, Brendan Wall, David D’Lancy Wilson, Kyle Wong, Shawn Wright and Synthia Yusuf.
PRODUCTION HISTORY & CREATIVE TEAM
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child had its world premiere on June 7, 2016 at London’s Palace Theatre, where it continues to play to capacity audiences. The New York production began on March 16, 2018 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre, where it is now in its fourth year. The Melbourne, Australian production began January 18, 2019 at the Princess Theatre where it is now in its third year. The San Francisco production began on October 23, 2019 and continues to play at the Curran Theatre. The German production began February 7, 2020 and continues at Hamburg’s Mehr! The Toronto production beginning May 31, 2022 is the play’s sixth international production, with the Japanese production following on June 16, 2022 at Tokyo’s TBS Akasaka SCT Theatre.
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a play by Jack Thorne, directed by John Tiffany.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music & arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions & magic by Jamie Harrison, music supervision & arrangements by Martin Lowe, casting by Dayton Walters Casting, CSA, CDC, with additional consultation by Jim Carnahan,
CSA and Alexandre Bleau, CSA.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced in Toronto by originating producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions with Canadian producer David Mirvish.
Hold on to the edge of your seat, as this spellbinding spectacular will whisk you back to Hogwarts and beyond your imagination for a one-of-a-kind journey that is everything you hoped for and more.
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR VISIT TO THE THEATRE
The Mirvish theatres are now operating at full capacity.
Updates and details can be found on our website.