Entertainment 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is the highest-grossing play in Broadway history The two-part play grossed more than $2.3 million for the week ending Nov. 25. Noma Dumezweni, left, is Hermione Granger, Jamie Parker is Harry Potter and Paul Thornley is Ron Weasley in "Harry Potter and the Cursed Chid," which had the best week for a play in Broadway history. Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox Updated November 26, 2018 12:41 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Accio sales! "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" set a Broadway record this month for weekly ticket sales for a play, the show reported on Monday. The two-part play based on a grown-up version of Harry and his friends grossed more than $2.3 million for the week ending Nov. 25, according to the show. The play broke its own record of more than $2.27 million for the week ending June 17, demolishing the previous record of $1.6 million set by 2014’s “All The Way” (starring Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson). The magical show has won six Tony Awards, including Best Play, and received several accolades in the U.K., where it debuted. Set 19 years after the end of the last book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," this show focuses on Harry (Jamie Parker) and his youngest son, Albus Severus Potter (Sam Clemmett), who is about to start at the famed Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. At the school, Albus befriends Scorpius Malfoy (Anthony Boyle), the son of his parent's old foe Draco Malfoy. Many other old "Potter" favorites are here as well, including Hermoine (Noma Dumezweni), Ron (Paul Thornley) and Ginny (Poppy Miller). A new block of tickets will go on sale on Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. starting from $40 per part, according to the show. You can also go to todaytix.com every Friday to enter the lottery for tickets. By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Have you entered these Broadway ticket lotteries?You can win your way into a show for as little as $10 per seat. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.