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by Brookelynn Mason
Potterheads: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is coming to Broadway. The first batches of tickets sold out pretty fast even with Ticketmaster's fan verification process, so don't sleep on this one. Here are 4 reasons why you need to get tickets NOW:
1. Um. It's Harry Potter. You know, only the BIGGEST and BADDEST book-to-movie franchise EVER?! The play opens 19 years after the Battle for Hogwarts. Who doesn't want to know what's been going on with Harry, Ron, and Hermione since then?
2. J. K. Rowling is very involved. Need we say more? This play, in which Harry and his friends are all grown up, was written by the queen herself, John Tiffany, and playwright Jack Thorne. It's pretty much a guarantee that the writing is going to be SO. GOOD.
3. The original West End leads are coming to Broadway, and if you don't already know, that's a Big. Heckin. Deal. This cast took home a record-breaking 9 Olivier Awards out of 11 nominations, including Best New Play, Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Check out the Broadway cast in rehearsals in the video below.
5. These tickets are highly affordable, with over 300 seats per performance priced at $40 or under. Half of those are only $20! Just...good luck getting a pair. Do it. NOW!