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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Opening Date: Nov 12, 2021

Open run

Running Time: 03:30

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Show Site Icon

Playing @

Lyric Theatre

213 West 42nd Street New York City, NY 10036

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Adventure runs in the family. When Harry Potter’s headstrong 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 the future forever. Prepare for a mind-blowing race through time, spectacular spells and an epic battle, all brought to life with astonishing theatrical magic. 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.
Age Guidance

Age Guidance: 8

Show Notes

Show Notes: 1 intermission

Audience Advisory:

Latecomers not admitted until intermission. Children under the age of 5 will not be admitted into the theatre.

Performance Schedule:

Visit for full performance schedule.


John Tiffany, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany

Written by

Jack Thorne


Steven Hoggett, Movement Director

TDF Tickets Offers:

TDF member tickets:

Not currently available for this show

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Full-price tickets

$67 - $524

Lottery & Rush

Friday Forty TodayTix Lottery: $40 tickets are available through the Friday Forty lottery only on the TodayTix app. Entries open Monday @ 12:01 AM and close Friday @ 1 PM. At 1 PM every Friday the lottery will close, and the winners will be notified between 1 PM and 5 PM that day.

In-Person Rush: A limited number of $49 rush tickets, subject to availability, for that day's performance are available to purchase in-person when the Lyric Theatre (214 W 43rd St, NYC) box office opens. There is a limit of two tickets per person, and you have to be 18 years or older to purchase.



Quotation Mark

What is a complete revelation, and was by no means assured, is the sheer scope and integrity of the accomplished storytelling the authors and entire creative team bring to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. ... My wager is that the lucky young ones who see these plays will be hooked on the theater for life. What could be better than that?

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In embodying the magical with such seeming spontaneity, Cursed Child becomes the new gold standard for fantasy franchise entertainment on Broadway. By contrast, most of the family-courting stage versions of animated films that have ruled the theater district for so long look as stiff and artificial as parades of windup toys.

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Box Office

The Box Office has two locations, one on 42nd Street and one on 43rd Street. Both are on Street Level and feature one counter that is at an accessible height.


A possible choice is Times Square Garage, 220 West 41st Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, (212) 730-1777. It is NOT affliated with the Lyric Theater

Curb Ramps

There are curb ramps available at the corner of 42nd Street and 7th Avenue as well as 42nd Street and 8th Avenue.


There is one accessible restroom in the house left entrance vestibule. Additional Accessible restrooms are located on the Dress Circle Level.

Directions Subway

Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, S, N, Q, R, W, A, C or E train to 42nd St/ Times Square


An elevator is available on the 42nd Street side of the venue that can be used to access the Dress Circle Level.


None on premises


There are entrances to the Lyric Theatre on 42nd and 43rd Street, with a preferred accessible entrance on 42nd Street. Entrance to the building is at street level with access to an elevator to the Orchestra and Dress Circle levels.

Visual Assistance

Vision seats are available for purchase please dial 212-556-4700 and follow the prompts for Accessibility information. Audio Description is also available through the GalaPro app. More information can be found here:

Folding Armrests

Transferable seats are available in select Orchestra and Dress Circle Locations. These seats can be arranged by dialing 212-556-4700 and following the prompts for Accessibility information.

Water Fountain

There is not an accessible water fountain.

Assisted Listening System

Closed Captioning is available through the GalaPro app. For more information on GalaPro, check here:

Wheelchair Info

Patrons requiring wheelchair accessible seats can purchase tickets online at or by calling 855-551-9777.

Directions Bus

Take the M7, M20, M42, or M104 bus.


Wheelchair seating is available in select orchestra locations, or in the Dress Circle Level which is accessible via elevator on the 42nd Street side of the venue. There is no accessible seating on the Balcony level.

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Public Transportation

Subway Icon

By Subway:

Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, S, N, Q, R, W, A, C or E train to 42nd St/ Times Square

Bus Icon

By Bus:

Take the M7, M20, M42, or M104 bus.