Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two Midnight Release Party

07/30/16 11:30 PM - 07/31/16 01:00 AM
Curious Iguana
12 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701, USA

The magic is back! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime Iguana event as we celebrate the newest addition to the Potterverse, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Parts One and Two: Special Rehearsal Script Edition!

Come dressed in your best wizarding gear and enjoy fun and games, photo opps, and prizes (including best costume awards, presented at 11:45 pm and 12:15 am).

Doors open at 11:30 pm Saturday, July 30. As soon as the clock strikes midnight on Sunday, July 31, we’ll begin selling copies of the much-anticipated eighth story in the Harry Potter series (while supplies last, limit two copies per customer).

Pre-order your copy of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Parts One and Two!  Stop by the Iguana or call 301-695-2500 to place your order now. Customers who pre-order will wait in our VIP line and be the first to receive their books at midnight, July 31.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

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