A spellbinding cast announced for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD


The one-part reimagined production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is delighted to confirm its brilliant cast for its Australian debut in May 2022.

Melbourne audiences will discover familiar and new faces in the revamped production. Including many original actors, returning cast are Gareth Reeves as Harry Potter, Paula Arundell as Hermione Granger, Michael Whalley as Ron Weasley, Lucy Goleby as Ginny Potter, Ben Walter as Albus Potter, Nyx Calder as Scorpius Malfoy, Aisha Aidara as Rose Granger-Weasley/Young Hermione and Jessica Vickers as Delphi Diggory.

Joining the spellbinding cast will be Melbourne performer Lachlan Woods as Draco Malfoy. The revamped production will also debut all-new magical aerial artists Bailey Nathan-Park, Britney Unmack, Daniel Price and Brooke MacRae. Seven new ensemble and swing members will join the renowned Australian company. They are Guy Langford, Jeremiah Wray, Andy Conaghan, Shannon Foley, Effie Nkrumah, Tamara Bailey and Mark Doggett.

The company is completed by Michael Bani, George Henare, David Ross Paterson, Natasha Herbert, Tom Russell, Axel Duffy, Abdul Min Muhaimin, Matt Holly, Hannah Fredericksen, Luke Clayson, Naomi Rukavina, Katie-Jean Harding, Damien Avery, Connor Sweeney , Harrison Riley and Gabriella Barbagallo, bringing the total cast to 36.

Australian audiences have just 4 weeks left to catch the original story before production wraps on March 27, with all final tickets now available.

New tickets for the reimagined production will go on sale to the public on February 25, before it reopens in May, with performances until October 2.

Originally an epic two-part event that cast a spell over the world, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has now been boldly reimagined as a singular performance by original creators JK Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany. The new Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is an exciting and immersive one-part theatrical event, where magic is reimagined.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter canon and the first Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play holds a record of 60 major accolades, with nine Laurence Olivier Awards including Best New Play and six Tony Awards including Best New Play and has been seen by millions around the world.

Based on an original new story by JK 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 includes movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music and arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions and magic by Jamie Harrison and musical supervision and arrangements by Martin Lowe. The international casting consultant is Jim Carnahan (CSA) and the Australian casting by Janine Snape (CGA). The Australian production’s executive producer is Michael Cassel.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is supported by the Government of Victoria’s annual Major Events Fund, through Visit Victoria.


Season details

Venue: Princess Theater Melbourne
Dates: Opening of the new production in May 2022
End of original production: March 27, 2022

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