Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a play written by the author of the best-selling Harry Potter series, J.K Rowling. The play is to be directed by John Tiffany.
The story follows on nineteen years after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and details the life of Harry now as an employee at the Ministry of Magic. The story will also follow his youngest son, Albus Severeus, as he begins his journey into Hogwarts.
With regards to the story being published as a play instead of a novel, Rowling has said about the play that she “is confident that when audiences see the play they will agree that it is the only proper medium for the story”.
Jamie Parker has been cast as Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni playing Hermione Granger and Paul Thornley playing Ron Weasley. here was some surprise at the fact that the character of Hermione was a being dark skinned.