The performance about Harry Potter won a record nine awards of Lawrence Olivier

The production of “Harry Potter and the Damned Child” was the triumphant of the theatrical award of Lawrence Olivier in 2017, winning nine awards. This is reported on the site of the event.

The play won the nominations “Best New Play”, “Best Actor” (Jamie Parker as an adult Harry Potter), “Best Supporting Actor” (Anthony Boyle as Scorpius Malfoy), “Best Supporting Actress” (Noma Dumezveni in the role Hermione Granger), Best Production Director (John Tiffany), Best Costume Design, Best Sound Design, Best Lighting and Best Decorations.

Among the other laureates of the award are the productions “Jesus Christ the Superstar”, “Groundhog Day”, and the “School of Rock”. The ceremony took place in London on April 9th.

The play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” was written by the author of the songwriters Joan Rowling and the playwright Jack Thorne. Its action takes place 19 years after the events described in the book “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”. In the main series there are seven novels. In addition, the British writer published three books from the universe of “Harry Potter”: “Fantastic animals and their habitats”, “Tales of Bard Beadle” and “Quidditch from antiquity to the present day.”

Award of the name of Lawrence Olivier is awarded since 1976 by the Theater Community of London. It is one of the most prestigious theatrical awards of the world.

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