Harry Potter on Broadway | How to Get Cheap Tickets

The Lyric Theatre in New York City has just announced a new show premiering on Broadway in Spring 2018.  Billed by the venue and its creators J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany as “The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later,” Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two” is sure to arrive amidst much fanfare.

What makes this show unique and unlike anything most Broadway goers have ever seen is that the show itself is split into two completely separate parts.  As such, anybody looking to buy Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets for Part One of the show would surely want to secure tickets for the Part Two as well – so as to complete the story – and anybody who has tickets for Part Two would want to have tickets to see Part One first so they’re able to follow along with what’s happening in Part Two.

We’ve included the weekly schedule for this show below.  The venue and showrunners themselves have advised attendees to try and see both parts in the same day (an option that’s available on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday) if at all possible to make it a more cohesive story and experience for those seeing it live.

Harry Potter Broadway Showtimes

If you’re not able to secure tickets for both parts of the show on the same day, you can get creative and secure tickets for different days, though again, you’d want to be sure that you’d be able to go see Part One before Part Two.

All of these unique circumstances surrounding the chance to get tickets to a Broadway show that will be in major demand before it begins begs the question, when do Harry Potter And The Cursed Child tickets go on sale and how can you get cheap tickets?

When Do Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Tickets Go On Sale and What are the Presale Codes?

The general onsale date for the public begins on Thursday, October 12th at 11am local time for those fans who weren’t lucky enough to receive a Verified Fan presale code.

This show will have a TicketMaster Verified Fan registration period beginning on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 10am eastern and ends on Thursday, October 5th at 10am eastern that can be registered for here, so be sure to do it during that window to give yourself a real shot at getting tickets ahead of the general onsale.

Registering via TicketMaster Verified Fan does not guarantee anybody tickets, but it does give fans of the historically-successful book and film franchises a fighting chance to secure tickets at box office prices before tickets hit the resale marketplaces.

If you’re verified via that registration process, you’ll receive a text message anywhere from 2-4 hours prior to the onsale time with a code and link that can be used to purchase tickets prior to 11 AM on October 12th.  Note that you may purchase tickets for up to six guests per transaction – either to see both Part One and Part Two together or to see Part One and Part Two separately – that can be purchased using this code and that the code does not guarantee tickets for any fans.

If you miss out on receiving the verified code and are lumped with everybody else in the same position who will be ready to buy tickets as soon as they go on sale on October 12th, we recommend reading up on how to buy tickets on Ticketmaster fast.

We also always recommend following Harry Potter and the Lyric Theatre’s social media pages and signing up for their newsletters in order to get the most up-to-date information, though be aware that presales and ticket release dates may vary and are subject to change.

How To Get Cheap Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Tickets

One way to save on tickets for this show is to register for “The Friday Forty.”  Per the official website, “beginning in previews, every Friday at 1PM EDT, [they] will release 40 tickets for every performance the following week, for some of the very best seats in the theatre, at an amazingly low price. These tickets are known as ‘The Friday Forty’ and will only be available via the official website.”

Theatregoers who are well-versed in how to play the odds to try and secure tickets for popular Broadway shows at bargain-basement prices may have familiarity with playing the lotteries and rushing shows such as this one, and if you miss out on tickets during presales or general onsale, you’ll surely want to register each and every Friday for a chance to get tickets to performances in the upcoming week at prices that are way below market value.

If you weren’t able to secure tickets through any of the aforementioned methods for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Tickets can still be purchased from secondary marketplaces, although the prices will not be at face value. With the popularity of Harry Potter, market prices are anticipated to be on the higher side, but that doesn’t mean that good deals can’t be had – if you know where to look.

With high prices come high service fees with many marketplaces, but not on TickPick. Here at TickPick we have no service fees, making us your source for the Cheapest Harry Potter And The Cursed Child tickets on the secondary market.  If you haven’t used TickPick before, you can sign up with the link below for $10 off your first purchase. If you have any questions regarding Harry Potter And The Cursed Child tickets, feel free to call us at 845-538-4567 or contact us by email at [email protected]


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