Written and performed by former BBC Television hosts Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, "Potted Potter" takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing, or "potting", all seven Harry Potter books into 70 madcap minutes, aided only by multiple costume changes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic.The show also invites audiences to engage with a real life game of Quidditch, but according to Clarkson and Turner's unique set of rules.
A Critic's Pick by the New York Times, New York Magazine and Time Out London, "Potted Potter" won the prestigious 2012 Olivier Award nomination for Best Entertainment & Family Show; playing to sold-out houses worldwide. The New York Times exclaims the show is “Breathless and…HILARIOUS!”
Whether you camped outside a bookstore for three days awaiting the release of the "Deathly Hallows" or you don't know the difference between a horcrux and a Hufflepuff, the comedy, magic and mayhem of "Potted Potter" makes for an entertaining and hilarious visit to the theater. The fast-paced show, which has made audiences aged six to Dumbledore (who is very old indeed) roar with laughter all over the world, is perfect for the entire family.
"Potted Potter" stops at PlayhouseSquare’s Ohio Theatre for a very limited engagement, January 30-31 at 7:30 p.m., 2013, after record breaking runs at New York's Little Shubert Theater and Chicago's Broadway Playhouse. Tickets are on sale now starting at just $10 through playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 or the PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office – tickets going fast!
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