Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Wizarding World of Hogwarts comes to San Francisco

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will host a Hogwarts house homecoming in San Francisco on October 23 and 24, 2019, welcoming fans of the Wizarding World to the very first performance at the Curran Theater. Special preshow celebrations will take place on Wednesday, October 23 at four secret venues near the Curran Theater, where Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, and Slytherins will gather with fellow fans at Hogwarts house-themed parties before attending the very first performance of the West Coast production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
 
Fans are invited to enter their house’s drawing via TodayTix or the official website, HarryPotterOnStage.com/Homecoming, for the chance to purchase tickets for $40 ($20 per Part) for consecutive performances on Wednesday, October 23 (Part One) and Thursday October 24 (Part Two), plus access to their house’s exclusive preshow party on Wednesday, October 23. Entries will be accepted until Friday, October 11, at 1 p.m. PST, and winners will be notified shortly thereafter. Winners are able to purchase a maximum of two tickets for both Part One and Part Two in one transaction. Offer valid to U.S. Residents only.
 
To discover their Hogwarts house, fans can take part in the reimagined Sorting Ceremony by creating a Wizarding Passport on the Wizarding World app(available from the App Store and on Google Play) or by visiting WizardingWorld.com. The app is currently only available in the UK, US, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand.
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begins preview performances on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 and the official opening is Sunday, December 1, 2019, at the Curran Theater (445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102). Tickets are currently on sale through June 20, 2020, at HarryPotterOnStage.com or in-person at the Curran Theater box office. Prior to the start of performances, box office hours will be Tuesday through Saturday 12–8p.m. (closed Sunday and Monday).
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. Based on an original new story by J.K. RowlingJack Thorne and John Tiffany,Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne, directed by John Tiffany.
 
Receiving universal acclaim for its breathtaking magic and stage wizardry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the most awarded play in theatre history, winning 25 major U.S. awards, including six Tony Awards with one of those for Best Play. It also won 24 major theatre awards in the U.K. and is the most awarded show in the history of Britain’s Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play.
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman ProductionsColin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.
 
TICKET INFORMATION
Booking Period
Tickets are currently on sale through June 20, 2020, at HarryPotterOnStage.com or in person at the Curran Theater box office. Prior to the start of performances, box office hours will be Tuesday through Saturday 12–8p.m. (closed Sunday and Monday).
 
Ticket Prices
Tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child range from $59 to $199 per part with premium seats available for all performances. Standard service fees apply.
 
Friday Forty
Every Friday at 1 p.m. PT, tickets for performances the following week will be made available to fans for some of the very best seats in the theater at $40 ($20 per Part). These tickets are known as the “Friday Forty” and will only be available via the official website HarryPotterOnStage.com, TodayTix.com or the TodayTix App.
 
To win access to purchase the “Friday Forty” tickets, fans can enter via Today Tix from Monday 12:01 a.m. PT until Friday 1 p.m. PT for the following week’s performances. Winners will be notified each Friday between 1 p.m. PT and 5 p.m. PT.
 
Performance Schedule
Previews will begin with Part One on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 and Part Two on Thursday, October 24, 2019, and the Official Opening performances of Parts One and Part Two will be on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
 
The schedule for preview performances and some holiday weeks varies from the regular schedule.
 
From November 20, 2019, the regular performance schedule will be:
Monday – no performance
Tuesday – no performance
Wednesday – 2 p.m. Part One & 7:30 p.m. Part Two
Thursday – 7:30 p.m. Part One
Friday – 7:30 p.m. Part Two
Saturday – 2 p.m. Part One & 7:30 p.m. Part Two
Sunday – 1 p.m. Part One & 6:30 p.m. Part Two

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Teresa Rodriguez
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Teresa Rodriguez is the Editor-in-Chief of Where and Epicure magazines in San Francisco. She author...