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Harry Potter play parody plans to return to NYC

Wednesday - 4/10/2013, 5:22pm  ET

This undated theater image released by David Gersten & Associates, Jefferson Turner, left, and Daniel Clarkson are shown during a performance of "Potted Potter," in New York. Producers said Wednesday, April 10, 2013, the off-Broadway's Little Shubert Theatre will once again house the 70-minute parody of the entire book series starting May 30. It will leave Sept. 1. (AP Photo/David Gersten & Associates, Carol Rosegg)

MARK KENNEDY
AP Drama Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Harry Potter play parody "Potted Potter" is magically returning to New York City.

Producers said Wednesday that off-Broadway's Little Shubert Theatre will once again house the 70-minute parody of the entire book series starting May 30. It will leave Sept. 1.

Written and performed by Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, the play made a stop in New York last summer and has played to thousands in the United Kingdom, America, Australia and Canada.

The show, which bills itself as "The Unauthorized Harry Experience" is a fast-paced, tongue-firmly-planted-in-cheek romp through J.K. Rowling's seven books about the boy wizard and his adventures. There's even some audience participation in the form of an attempt at a game of Quidditch, the popular sport in Harry's wizarding world.

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Online: http://www.PottedPotter.com


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