Published on May 19th 2020

Spoiler Warning

This article contains info on a number of character appearances from the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child production.

Our special reading of Chapter Six, ‘The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters’, features a smorgasbord of Cursed Child talent, with many cast members from the Broadway production coming together to tackle the first Harry Potter story.


The reading is introduced by Jamie Parker, who played Harry Potter in the original West End production, and then brought the character to Broadway. He is joined by many members of the current Broadway cast, who take on speaking parts within the chapter.

Here’s everyone you see in the video, who they play in Cursed Child, and who they’re reading in ‘The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters’.

Oh, and you can watch the video right here!

Jamie Parker – Narrator
James Romney (Albus Potter in Cursed Child) – Harry Potter
Stephen Spinella (Severus Snape & ensemble in Cursed Child) – Vernon Dursley
Diane Davis (Ginny Potter in Cursed Child) – Mrs Weasley
James Snyder (Harry Potter in Cursed Child) - Fred Weasley
Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley in Cursed Child) - George Weasley
Brady Dalton Richards (Scorpius Malfoy in Cursed Child) – Ron Weasley
Aaron Bartz (Draco Malfoy in Cursed Child) – Percy Weasley
Michela Cannon (Moaning Myrtle & ensemble in Cursed Child) - Ginny Weasley
Lauren Cipoletti (Delphi Diggory & ensemble in Cursed Child) - Hogwarts student
Karen Janes Woditsch – (Professor McGonagall & ensemble in Cursed Child) Augusta Longbottom
Will Carlyon (James Potter Jr & ensemble in Cursed Child) – Neville Longbottom
Fiona Reid (Dolores Umbridge & ensemble in Cursed Child) – Trolley Witch
Nadia Brown – (Rose Granger-Weasley & ensemble in Cursed Child) Hermione
Jax Jackson – (Yann Fredericks & ensemble in Cursed Child) Draco Malfoy
Brian Thomas Abraham (Sorting Hat, Hagrid & ensemble in Cursed Child) Hagrid
James Brown III (Bane & ensemble in Cursed Child) – The train announcement
Ed Hyland (Dumbledore & ensemble in Cursed Child) – The Chocolate Frog card

So, there you have it. For more details on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, visit the official website. Or for more of our chapter reads, enjoy everything from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone so far, courtesy of Harry Potter At Home.

Image credit: Manuel Harlan