Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Parts One And Two: The Official Playscript Of The Original West End Production

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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Parts One And Two: The Official Playscript Of The Original West End Production

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Parts One And Two: The Official Playscript Of The Original West End Production

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son, Albus, must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: Sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.The playscript forHarry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a "special rehearsal edition" alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatergoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.ReviewPraise for the playscript of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two"A compelling, stay-up-all-night read... The suspense here is electric and nonstop." --The New York Times"Fans can breathe easy knowing this play has been respectfully and lovingly wrought. Tensions thrum, spells fly but at center stage, as always in the Potterverse, is the overriding importance of love and friendship, especially in the face of danger.? --Booklist, starred review"Whether encountered on stage or on the page, this trip back into the magical world of Hogwarts is thrilling." --TelegraphAbout the AuthorJ.K. Rowling is the author of the seven Harry Potter novels, which have sold over 450 million copies and have been translated into 79 languages, and three companion books originally published for charity. She has also writtenThe Casual Vacancy, a novel for adults, and, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, is the author of the Cormoran Strike crime series. In 2016 J.K. Rowling made her screenwriting debut and was a producer on the filmFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a further extension of the Wizarding World and the start of a new five-film series.Jack Thorne writes for theater, film, television, and radio. His theater credits includeHope andLet the Right One In, both directed by John Tiffany,Junkyard, a Headlong, Rose Theatre Kingston, Bristol Old Vic & Theatr Clwyd co-production,The Solid Life of Sugarwater for the Graeae Theatre Company,Bunny for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival,Stacy for the Trafalgar Studios,2nd May 1997 andWhen You Cure Me for the Bush. His adaptations includeThe Physicists for the Donmar Warehouse andStuart: A Life Backwards for Hightide. On film his credits includeWar Book,A Long Way Down, andThe Scouting Book for Boys. For television his credits includeThe Last Panthers,Don't Take My Baby,This Is England,The Fades,Glue,Cast-Offs, andNational Treasure. He won BAFTAs in 2016 for Best Mini-Series (This Is England '90) and Best Single Drama (Don't Take My Baby), and in 2012 for Best Drama Series (The Fades) and Best Mini-Series(This Is England '88).John Tiffany directedOnce for which he was the recipient of multiple awards on Broadway, in the West End, and internationally. Other recent credits includeThe Glass Menagerie at A.R.T. and on Broadway, EIF, and the West End, andThe Ambassador at BAM. As Associate Director of the Royal Court, his work includesThe Twits,Hope, andThe Pass. He was the director ofLet the Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, which transferred to the Royal Court, West End, St. Ann's Warehouse, and toured internationally. His other work for the National Theatre of Scotland includesMacbeth (also Lincoln Center and Broadway),Enquirer,The Missing,Peter Pan,The House of Bernarda Alba,Transform Caithness: Hunter, Be Near Me,Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us,The Bacchae (also Lincoln Center),Elizabeth Gordon Quinn,Home: Glasgow, andBlack Watch, which toured internationally and for which he won the

Specification of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Parts One And Two: The Official Playscript Of The Original West End Production

AuthorRowling, J.K.|Thorne, Jack|Tiffany, John
PublisherArthur A. Levine Books
Publication Year25-07-2017
Height6.4 inch.
Length1.3 inch.
Width9.1 inch.
Weight1.45 pounds.

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