'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' announces return of the Friday Forty ticket lottery on TodayTix
Entries will be open from November 1, and the first drawing will take place on November 5.
Like magic, the Friday Forty is back! The TodayTix app will once again host the lottery program for $40 tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ahead of the play's reopening. Now a one-part show with all-new staging, the show begins previews November 12 ahead of a December 7 opening night.
Through the Friday Forty program, people can enter a weekly drawing to win a $40 ticket to one of the following week's performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Participants can enter on the TodayTix app from midnight each Monday until 1 p.m. each Friday, when the drawing is held. Each person can request up to two tickets. Winners will be notified between 1 and 5 p.m. following the drawing and can pick up their tickets at the Lyric Theatre box office. The first drawing takes place on November 5 and opens for entries beginning November 1.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child first premiered on Broadway in 2018 as a two-part event. Now, the creative team, led by director John Tiffany, has reimagined J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and Tiffany's play as a one-part show. A continuation of the Harry Potter novels, Cursed Child sees two generations of wizards — Harry and his former schoolmates, and all their children — swept up in a time-traveling adventure to defeat dark forces that have lingered since the Battle of Hogwarts 19 years prior. The action centers around Albus Severus, Harry Potter's own son.