Harry Potter Headed to the Stage


J.K. Rowling announced on Twitter that she is writing a new play to tell portions of Harry’s stories that the books skipped over. The new stage show include Harry’s parents, Lily and James Potter, but Rowling stressed it is not a prequel. The show will open in London in 2016.

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