Cursed Child tickets sell out

Cursed Child tickets sell out

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The first round of tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have sold out, with producers releasing a second batch, available to fans who registered for priority booking.The first four months of tickets, for performances from 7 June-18 September 2016, went on sale at 11:00 GMT, selling out in several hours.Many fans experienced technical difficulties trying to buy tickets.The play is based on an original JK Rowling story.It has been co-written by Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany,Billed as the “eighth Harry Potter story and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage”, the two-part play makes its world premiere at the Palace Theatre in London’s West End next summer. Producers say more than 120,000 fans went online this morning to try and buy tickets, some of which appeared on re-sale ticket websites soon after, priced at more than £1,000.The play’s official Twitter account warned fans not to use the sites, writing: “Please do not attempt to resell your tickets on alternative platforms, as patrons will not be admitted into the theatre.”Tickets for the second round of dates, until January 2017, are now on sale to people who registered for priority booking. Producers say a third booking period will be opened up on Friday when seats go on sale to the general public.

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