Start spreading the news! Harry Potter, his son Albus and the rest of the next generation of wizards are on their way to Broadway.
"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has been playing exclusively at London's Palace Theatre since previews started in June, and tickets are harder to come by than a working time-turner.
But on Thursday, author J.K. Rowling's official site, Pottermore, tweeted that the show is Broadway bound. "Plans are officially underway for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' to open on Broadway, with producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender in detailed talks to open the show in a totally transformed Lyric Theatre in New York in the spring of 2018," Pottermore reported.
It's not the only leap the Potter universe has taken to America. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," currently playing in movie theaters, focuses on magizoologist Newt Scamander's trip to New York in 1926.
To accommodate "Cursed Child," New York's Lyric Theatre will undergo a multimillion dollar transformation, and be remodeled from a 1,900-seat house to one that seats just 1,500, Pottermore reports.
'(We) totally fell in love with the notion of a theatre being created especially for the 'Cursed Child,' overseen by designer Christine (Jones) and our director John Tiffany,' Friedman said.
Which is magical and all, but fans' real questions are most likely: When will this happen, and how can I get tickets? For now, those answers are still obscured by a Smokescreen spell, but stay tuned.
'We know we need to bring it to New York as soon as we possibly can," Friedman said.