Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have teamed up with leading ticketing platform TodayTix for a new version of ‘The Friday Forty’.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, one play presented in two parts, is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.
Since the world premiere of the production here in London Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ has offered The Friday Forty, a weekly lottery of 40 tickets for every performance, in some of the best seats in the house for just £40 (£20 per part).
From this week, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have partnered with TodayTix to launch a new version of The Friday Forty.
According to TodayTix, patrons can enter at any time from 12.01am every Monday, through to 1pm that Friday, when entries will close. Winners will be notified between 1pm and 5pm that day, and have the opportunity to purchase up to two tickets for both Part One and Part Two on consecutive performances the following week.
The Cursed Child ‘Friday Forty’ is now operated by TodayTix on the West End and Broadway – and not directly from Cursed Child’s official website.
The critically acclaimed production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child received its world premiere in July 2016 at the Palace Theatre in London and is now also playing at the Lyric Theatre on Broadway, with an Australian production beginning performances at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on 16 January 2019.
Both parts of Cursed Child are intended to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening) or on two consecutive evenings. On Thursdays there is an evening performance of Part One and on Fridays an evening performance of Part Two. On those days tickets to each part can be bought together or separately. Tickets for Wednesday matinee and Wednesday evening performances can also be bought together or separately.
The regular performance schedule for the show is as follows:
Monday – No performance
Tuesday – No performance
Wednesday – 2pm (Part One) & 7.30pm (Part Two)
Thursday – 7.30pm (Part One)
Friday – 7.30pm (Part Two)
Saturday – 2pm (Part One) & 7.30pm (Part Two)
Sunday – 1pm (Part One) & 6.30pm (Part Two)
It was recently announced that the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child soundtrack will drop in November.