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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child picks up 10 nods for New York’s Outer Critics Circle Awards

The cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at New York’s Lyric Theatre. Photo: Manuel Harlan
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has received 10 nominations for this year’s Outer Critics Circle Awards in New York.

The play, produced by Sonia Friedman, has received nods in categories including outstanding new Broadway play, where it is nominated opposite fellow British productions Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children, and Farinelli and the King.

Harry Potter has also picked up nods for best new score, best choreographer, best costume design and its lighting and sound. Actor Anthony Boyle has also been nominated in the featured actor in a play section.

Other UK nominees include Hangmen, which is up for outstanding new Off-Broadway play and Angels in America, which is up for six gongs, including outstanding revival of a play. This category also sees Travesties, starring Tom Hollander, nominated.

Travesties has a total of three nods, including one for Patrick Marber for his direction. The play originally ran at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Marber is nominated alongside Marianne Elliott for Angels in America and John Tiffany for Harry Potter.

Paule Constable’s lighting for Angels in America receives a nod in the lighting design category, with actor Andrew Garfield up for outstanding actor in a play. This category also includes Hollander for Travesties.

Angels in America’s Denise Gough is nominated in the featured actress in a play section, with Glenda Jackson up for outstanding actress in a play for Three Tall Women.

The awards will be presented on May 7.


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