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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway at the Lyric Theatre


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Lyric Theatre, West 43rd Street, New York, NY, USA

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What you will experience

Bucket Listers is excited to offer you exclusive ticket pricing:

💰 Starting at $59 per person 
🗓️ Multiple Dates and times, please check our calendar
⏰ Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes, includes 1 intermission
📍 Lyric Theatre: 214 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
👤 This event is 8+. Children under 5 are not permitted in the theatre. An adult must accompany guests under the age of 15.

Seating Sections 
Multiple Seating Sections Available

About The Event

It’s time to believe in magic again.

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. “It’s a marvel of imagination, as magical as any spell or potion” (The New York Times).


More About the Show

The six-time Tony Award-winning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been enchanting Broadway audiences since 2018. Now, the formerly two-part production has been newly transfigured into a one-night event. Get Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets on TodayTix.

The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play picks up right where the last Harry Potter film left off: on Platform 9 3/4, where Harry Potter, now married to Ginny Weasley and 19 years past the Battle of Hogwarts, is seeing his son Albus Severus off to his first year at the wizarding school. Albus follows in his father’s footsteps, sharing a train car with a Weasley (rather, a Granger-Weasley, Hermione and Ron’s son Rose), but also meets Scorpius Malfoy, Draco’s son.

Whereas Harry and Draco were rivals at Hogwarts, Albus and Scorpius become fast friends. A few years into their time at school, the elderly Amos Diggory, the father of a boy who died while Harry was at Hogwarts, asks Harry to bring him back. Harry refuses, so Albus and Scorpius take on the challenge. They’re launched into a time-bending adventure through the Wizarding World, and as they travel deeper and deeper into the past, their parents soon go after them. Family tensions, old magic artifacts, and dark forces arise — as do some characters that Harry and the others thought were gone for good.

The script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was also released as “the eighth Harry Potter book” on the eve of July 31, 2016, Harry Potter’s birthday. That same night, on July 30, the show played its very first performance in London. The premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in New York took place in March 2018, and the show went on to win six Tonys including Best Play. In December 2018, Cursed Child set a new record for highest weekly ticket sales by a play at $2.5 million. After the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown, a new version of the play reopened on Broadway, this time in one 3.5-hour long production rather than two consecutive shows.

Journey to Hogwarts in New York and get Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway tickets now.

What to watch for

- The Lyric Theatre underwent a total renovation specifically for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Patronuses and Harry Potter quotes are painted on the walls, the carpet is patterned with magical symbols, and a whole room of the lobby has been transfigured into a Harry Potter merchandise store where you can get house apparel, wands, and more.
- The original London premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child got 11 Olivier Award nominations, the most a play has ever received. After winning nine of them, the show set a record for most Olivier wins by a play too!
- Chris Columbus, who directed the original Harry Potter movies, said in an interview that he’d be interested in directing a film adaptation of Cursed Child and bringing back Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint to reprise their original roles as adults. What spell do we have to cast to make this happen?
- Cursed Child transports Broadway audiences to the U.K. Wizarding World, but in J.K. Rowling’s universe, there’s a whole U.S. Wizarding World, too! The U.S. has its own magic academy called Ilvermorny, and the U.S. is the setting of the magical adventures in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the Harry Potter film spinoff series starring Eddie Redmayne as magic zoologist Newt Scamander.
- Cursed Child uses tons of spellbinding special effects to bring the Wizarding World to life — but we can’t spoil what they are or how they work! You’ll have to see the magic for yourself.

Recommended for ages 8+. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Children under 5 are not permitted. Children under the age of 15 will not be admitted to the theatre without the accompaniment of an adult.

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.


What to consider


Run time

3h 30m (incl. intermission).

What are the general theatre policies?

Please review our entry requirements carefully, since our safety measures impose requirements beyond those set forth in the New York City “Key to the City” requirements. By attending Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre, all patrons are acknowledging their consent to, and agreed to abide by, the safety precautions that have been adopted therein.

Those with further questions, please call 855-551-9777 or email [email protected].

Full safety protocols will also be shared in the “know before you go” pre-show email you will receive ahead of your performance.

Code of Conduct

Lyric Theatre is committed to creating a safe and enjoyable entertainment experience. By entering this theatre, you agree to the following code of conduct:

  • Guests will refrain from taking flash photos and videos of the production.

  • Guests will comply with bag searching procedures should they be approached by venue security. Large bags will be required to be checked at coat check.

  • Guests will sit only in their ticketed seats and must show their tickets when requested.

  • Guests will not be permitted to smoke in the theatre at any time.

  • Guests will consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Intervention with an impaired guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner.

  • Guests will comply with requests from venue staff regarding facility operations and emergency response procedures.

  • All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

  • The show is suitable for ages 8 and up. Children under 5 are not permitted in the theatre.

  • Children under the age of 15 will not be admitted to the theatre without the accompaniment of an adult.


Prohibited Items

  • Outside food & beverage

  • Large professional camera and/or video recording equipment (may be checked at coat check)

  • Flashlights & laser pointers

  • Illegal substances

  • Noise making devices & fireworks

  • Firearms

  • Weapons

  • Large luggage (we kindly ask you make other arrangements for such items before arriving at the theatre)

Is the theatre wheelchair accessible?

There are entrances to the Lyric Theatre on 42nd and 43rd Street, with an accessible entrance on 42nd Street. There are designated ADA locations in the Orchestra and Dress Circle levels, with elevator access available to both. There is no elevator access to the Balcony level. Accessible restrooms are located in the Dress Circle lobby.


What are the age recommendations for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child?

The show is suitable for ages 8 and up. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Children under 5 are not permitted in the theatre. Please note that children under the age of 15 will not be admitted to the theatre without the accompaniment of an adult.


Where is the experience

Lyric Theatre, West 43rd Street, New York, NY, USA


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