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Muggles Rejoice: 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Is Now On Broadway

The play, co-written by J.K. Rowling, opened on Sunday and picks up where the last novel left off, with Harry sending his son off to Hogwarts.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is an original play by John Tiffany, Jack Thorne and J.K. Rowling. Source: Matthew Murphy

The most expensive play in Broadway history opened Sunday night. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cost $33.5 million, runs five and a half hours long (in two parts), and has gotten rave reviews. But while it has plenty of special effects, it's actually designed for audiences to use their imagination.

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