She says it’s not a prequel to the Harry Potter novels, but rather focuses on a part of Harry’s story that has yet to be told.
Eighteen years after the first Harry Potter book was published, the creator of the famous boy wizard took to Twitter on Friday to announce the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be showing at the Palace theatre in London’s West End at the end of 2016.
Today is a very special day for two reasons. Firstly, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published in the UK 18 years ago!
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015