A ‘Harry Potter’ musical parody is hitting Melbourne next month
11.02.2021

A ‘Harry Potter’ musical parody is hitting Melbourne next month

It’s the Voldemort origin story you didn’t know you needed.

Following hugely successful back-to-back seasons at The Edinburgh Fringe, Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody is coming to Melbourne. Originally scheduled to make its Australian debut in 2020, the production’s run was delayed due to COVID-19.

What you need to know

  • Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody is coming to Theatre Works from March 12 until April 10
  • Theatre Works is offering unwaged tickets for those whose income has been impacted by COVID-19
  • The forthcoming run will mark the production’s Australian debut

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A Harry Potter parody, the pop rock musical tells the tale of a young Tom Riddle before he became the most notorious and evil figure in the wizarding world, unveiling a side of Hogwarts you haven’t seen before.

Presented by Salty Theatre, Theatre Works and Red Hot Productions, Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody is a hilarious musical adventure through love, teenage angst and the Unforgivable Curses.

Featuring familiar characters Hagrid (Jay Haggett), Dumbledore (Guilly Urra) and Tom Riddle (Alex Donnelly), as well as fresh faces Derald Bacon (Jonathon Shilling), Genevieve Gryffindor (Stephanie John) and Muffin Rows (Lala Barlow), Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody promises to be stacked with spellbinding action, catchy musical numbers and back-to-back one-liners.

So, if you fancy yourself a bit of a Potterhead, you won’t want to miss this.

‘Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody’ is not authorized, sanctioned, licensed or endorsed by J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros. or any person or company associated with the Harry Potter books, films or play.

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody comes to Theatre Works from March 12 – April 10. For tickets and more info, head to the Theatre Works website