This week in theater news Harry Potter and the Cursed Child NYC makes the cut for Tony Awards consideration while the London production continues to charm. Cursed Child alums Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Glover have both been asked to lend their voices to book readings–one for publishing and one for a charity event. Finally, not...read more!
As Potter fans know, J.K. Rowling’s Potterverse extends far beyond the books and films to include the award-winning stage story that occurs 19 years later, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, its cast and creative, as well as the diversely talented film cast and their various theater projects. This past week, another block of tickets went on...read more!
Noma Dumezweni, the award-winning actress who originated the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and groundbreaking musical Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will take part in an evening of entertainment to benefit those who were affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire that occurred on June 14 in London. It’s no surprise that...read more!
Olivier award winner Noma Dumezweni added to the list of accolades she’s received for her performance in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, picking up the Best Actress award at the 6th annual Mousetrap Awards, according to What’s On Stage. Show More Summary
Emma Watson reacted to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in a way she didn’t expect! The 26-year-old actress says she got super emotional seeing Noma Dumezweni portray Hermione in the hugely successful play. “It was so strange. It was so emotional seeing Noma’s performance in a way that I had not anticipated at all. [...]
Noma Dumezweni (Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 & 2) joins Miriam Margolyes (Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films), Toby Jones (the voice of Dobby in the Harry Potter films), and a number of other famous faces in the Letters Live charity event at Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden. The event–which helps raise...read more!
The charming and charismatic Noma Dumezweni (Hermione in the play production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 & 2) recently sat down with Paul Wontorek of Broadway.com for an interview where Noma discussed meeting Emma Watson, the secrecy leading up to the Cursed Child‘s production, and more. Of meeting Emma, Noma said: “I...read more!
Jamie Parker, Paul Thornley and Noma Dumezweni are currently portraying Harry, Ron and Hermione on stage in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opens for official performances on July 30th. The outside of Palace Theatre has been...Show More Summary
Emma Watson catches a showing of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, going back stage to meet new Hermione Noma Dumezweni.
Emma Watson just gave Harry Potter and the Cursed Child two wands up! The actress was beaming with delight on Wednesday when she went to see J.K. Rowling's London-based stage play — and got to meet the woman taking over her role as Hermione Granger! After the performance, Watson went backstage to meet her "older self" Noma [...]
The only thing more magical than one Hermione is two Hermiones. Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, met Noma Dumezweni, who is currently playing Hermione Granger in the play Harry Potter and the Cursed...Show More Summary
What's it like when two Hermiones meet? According to the actress who originated the part, it's a surprisingly emotional -- and nothing short of wonderful -- experience. That moment occurred this week when Emma Watson, star of the "Harry...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, two Hermiones were in the same place at the same time and not a single Time-Turner was involved. Emma Watson attended a performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and her reaction has us feeling a little emotional. Emma shared her thoughts on the play–and her thoughts on meeting her “older self”,...read more!
Someone must’ve had a time-turner because the two versions of Hermione Granger just met one another. Emma Watson, who portrayed the young witch in the “Harry Potter” films, met Noma Dumezweni, who is playing an older version of the same...Show More Summary
Emma Watson shared numerous photos of herself with Noma Dumezweni, who plays the adult version of her Harry Potter character.
Directors of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” stirred the cauldron when they cast Noma Dumezweni in a traditionally white role.
Since the announcement of the casting choices for the trio in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, there has been much discussion surrounding the casting of Noma Dumezweni as Hermione. Many fans have welcomed Dumezweni with open arms, but some have been very vocal in their disappointment with the choice to cast a woman of color in a...read more!
J.K. Rowling Blasts Racist Critics Of Black Hermione J.K. Rowling is standing strong in her support of the casting of Noma Dumezweni as the adult version of Hermione in the new play “Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.” According to
Olivier Award-winning actress Noma Dumezweni is playing Hermione in the new play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and although you would think that people would be happy that an accomplished and qualified actress will be stepping into the role, racists everywhere are whining that only a white woman should be playing the part. Show More Summary
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has had the last word on a backlash to the casting of a black actor as Hermione Granger in upcoming stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Noma Dumezweni will play the witch in the production, taking over the role from Emma Watson, who played Hermione in eight films. Show More Summary