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Welcome to Harry Potter Week 2017!

Hello Daily Geekette Readers! Today we wish Harry Potter, and his creator J. K. Rowling, a very happy birthday! As we do every year, The Daily Geekette will celebrate by taking a look at the world that Rowling has created and trying to see it through new lenses.

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The Harry Potter canon expanded this year to include the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, as well as the play The Cursed Child. We’ve got some really great articles for you this year based on the new canon, as well as on the books we have continued to love for the past 20 years.

Stay tuned for some awesome new articles and have a happy Harry Potter Week!

 

Check out some of our previous Harry Potter articles here!

 

 

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Midnight Magic: Geekettes Attend Cursed Child Release Parties

Nine years after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, many fans  who grew up reading the books were able to do something they had never thought they would do again: attend another Harry Potter midnight release party. This time it was for the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Special Rehearsal Edition, billed as “The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.” The nineteen years, of course, being the amount of time that has passed since the Battle of Hogwarts to when this new story begins. Our Geekettes took photos and wrote about the joy of being able to attend one more midnight party.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Two Geekettes’ Reviews

With a full-page color ad in the New York Times proclaiming “Harry’s Back!” the newest story about the Boy Who Lived was released Sunday July, 31st. Branded as the “Special Rehearsal Edition Script,” Harry Potter and the Cursed Child contains the text of the new play about Harry Potter and his relationship with his son Albus Severus. The play officially premiered in London’s West End on July 31st, and there have been rumors of a possible production coming to Broadway as well. Some fans have been wary of the play, worrying that it won’t live up to the beloved books. Others have been eager for any additional Potter-related writing J.K. Rowling produces. Without further ado, here are two Geekettes’ thoughts on the play.

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Theater Thursday: News Edition – School of Rock Updates, Harry Potter Photos, and more!

Hello readers! Theater Thursday is back at it again, this time taking a look at the big news coming your way in the theater world. We got tons of casting news, updates on shows we love, along with Tony Awards excitement and more! So what are we waiting for? Let’s take a look at all this theater goodness.

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*Breaking News* New Harry Potter Book

If you’re in the Wizard fandom, you know J.K. Rowling wrote a play set in the Harry Potter world. The play is set to premier in London on July 30th of this year. Called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the play will tell a new story set nineteen years after the books end. If you’re not fortunate enough to be in London when the play premiers, fear not! The script of the play will be released in book form.

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