Unleashing Potter magic Down Under

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child lights up the arts scene in Melbourne, the third city in the world to get the rights to stage this two-part play

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 09, 2019, with the headline 'Unleashing Potter magic Down Under'. Print Edition | Subscribe