Elizabeth Findley, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
On July 31, history was made. The famous Harry Potter story was rejuvenated in the form of play and script book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child written by Jack Thorne (with story created by Thorne, ... READ MORE »»
The play, which is performed through two separate performance, is roughly five hours and 35 minutes long. The official Cursed Child website (harrypottertheplay.com) says that this is due to the, "epic nature of the story". The length of the visual performance was not the only thing that shocked fans. As casting news was announced, it was revealed that the actress playing Hermione was going to be black- different from the portrayal of Hermione in the movies. This decision was met with lots of support from the Harry Potter community and the world.