Good news for all Potter fans around the world, Pottermore has just announced that there will be a Special Rehearsal Edition of the script book of the new stage play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II.”
Print and digital editions will publish simultaneously after the play’s world premiere this summer, and will feature a version of the play script at the time of the play’s preview performances.
Readers and moviegoers last saw Harry waving off his children at Platform Nine and Three-Quarters, 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts, in the epilogue to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” picks up after that moment and is staged in two parts, due to the ‘epic nature of the story.’
The play opens in London’s West End this summer, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, It is officially the eighth story in Harry Potter canon and a new play by Jack Thorne.