Huge news today! Scholastic will publish a script book based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II, a new play by Jack Thorne. Read more here on our mediaroom, and check out this announcement from Pottermore.
The Special Rehearsal Edition of the script book will be published in print in the United States and Canada at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, 2016 in hardcover under our Arthur A. Levine Books imprint.
“As the U.S. print publisher, Scholastic introduced Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World to American readers nearly 20 years ago and experienced firsthand the anticipation and excitement of the publication of each of the books over the years," says Ellie Berger, President of Trade Publishing. "We are thrilled to publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this summer.”
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth Harry Potter story, and the first to officially be presented on stage. It will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on 30th July 2016.
We can't wait!