Harry Potter And The Cursed Child brings magic to Melbourne

   Melbourne is only the third city in the world to get the rights to stage this two-part play, which has won multiple Tony and Olivier Awards since it first opened in London in July 2016. The New York staging opened in April 2018.
Melbourne is only the third city in the world to get the rights to stage this two-part play, which has won multiple Tony and Olivier Awards since it first opened in London in July 2016. The New York staging opened in April 2018.ST PHOTO: AKSHITA NANDA

MELBOURNE - Something magical is happening in the East End theatre district of Melbourne.

At the 132-year-old Princess Theatre in Spring Street, dragons look down from the rooftops and the carpeted interior sports a monogrammed "H" familiar to many who grew up on the books and movies of the Harry Potter series.

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