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“Alexa, Read Harry Potter Book One”: Audible Adds Free ‘Harry Potter’ Book To Alexa Devices

Apr 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Dale, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fry, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News

In a new addition to Alexa home devices, Harry Potter fans and new readers with an Alexa device can, from today, listen to the first Harry Potter book as if by magic, by simply saying “Alexa, Read Harry Potter Book One”! The new addition to Alexa home devices is part of the Harry Potter at Home initiative by Wizarding World Digital, helping fans …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘An Evening With Jim Dale,’ Toby Jones Cast in ‘Bluebeard’s Friends’ and Last ‘Magic to Do’ Episode

Aug 26, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Audio Books, Broadway, Casting, Charity, Dale, Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Neil Austin, News, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater news, Leaky covers news of Jim Dale’s upcoming one-man show at The Episcopal Actors’ Guild in September. Also premiering in September is a new play starring renowned actor and Harry Potter alum Toby Jones. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s James Snyder hosted his eighth and final episode for the enchanting …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Friday Forty News, Noma Dumezweni and Ralph Fiennes Recieve Industry Honors, ‘Cursed Child’ Stars Perform in BC/EFA’s ‘Red Bucket Follies’–and More!

Dec 03, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Audio Books, Broadway, Charity, Dale, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fiennes, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, JKR Interviews, John Tiffany, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Potter News, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

Since Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald released in theaters, fan-sites have been saturated with news about the box office numbers, the huge questions raised (including the twist ending regarding the identity of Credence Barebone!) and even comparisons to the Harry Potter series. But the stage bows to no film, and Harry Potter and the …read more!

Houses Assemble! Alexa Now Plays ‘Harry Potter Quiz’!

Nov 30, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Audio, Audio Books, BigNews, Books, Dale, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Filmmaker Interviews, Fun, Games, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Quidditch Through the Ages

Audible and Pottermore Publishing are partnering to bring an exciting new Harry Potter Quiz to Amazon Echo, Spot and Show users today. Simply ask, “Alexa, play Harry Potter Quiz” to be challenged with three trivia questions, which will be updated daily! The interactive trivia game is hosted by Laurel Lefkow, who introduces each question with passages …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Cast Panel, ‘Origin’ Panel with Tom Felton & Natalia Tena, ‘Harry Potter Pensieve Experience’ & More NYCC Exclusives!

Oct 05, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Art, Books, Contests, Dale, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fans, Felton, Felton Interviews, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, News, Products, Round-Up, Tena, Tena Interviews

Wizarding fans appeared at New York Comic Con yesterday–whether by broom, portkey, Floo Powder, apparition or, sadly, non-magical means–excited to see the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tom Felton and Natalia Tena for YouTube’s Origin panel. Once again, Leaky’s editor and correspondent Amanda Kirk was onsite alongside other fan sites, such …read more!

Natalie Dormer to Narrate ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Audiobook

Aug 09, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Audio Books, Companion Books, Dale, Events, Fry, Jim Kay, News, Pottermore

Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition, the incredible display of artifacts and magical texts that helped inspire J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, will premiere at the New York Historical Society this fall after it originated at the British Library in 2017. To coincide with the U.S. opening, Pottermore Publishing and Audible are releasing an audio …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Noma Dumezweni Reads for Letters Live, Talks ‘Cursed Child’ Along With Alex Price and Sam Clemmett–and More!

May 28, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Charity, Christine Jones, Dale, Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, News, Noma Dumezweni, Producers, Round-Up, Sam Clemmett, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

Most of this week’s theater news centers on the juggernaut that is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. It is a force to be reckoned with–and certainly one that cannot be ignored! Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger-Weasley), Alex Price (Draco Malfoy), Sam Clemmett (Albus Potter) and Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy) all gave interviews discussing the production …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ Leads Outer Critics Circle Award Wins, Tony Nominees Appear at Press Junket, Interviews and More!

May 07, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Christine Jones, Dale, Davis, Events, Fandom, Fans, Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Neil Austin, News, Noma Dumezweni, Producers, Round-Up, Shaw, Sonia Friedman, Steven Hoggett, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

The biggest theater news of the past week was the highly-anticipated announcement of the Tony Awards nominations on Tuesday, May 1–and, as expected, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child made a magical showing, bringing in 10 nominations after leaving audiences and critics alike spell-bound! Though it would be easy to hang on Tony Awards news …read more!

Urban Stages to Award Jim Dale the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Apr 17, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Audio, Audio Books, Books, Dale, Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Honors/Awards, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News

Urban Stages’ Board of Directors announced that the award-winning Jim Dale will receive the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at their 2018 Gala Benefit celebrating the “Magic of Theater.” Actor Simon Jones will present the award at the Boathouse in Central Park on Monday, May 14. Broadway World broke down the renowned entertainer’s impressive résumé, noting …read more!

Harry Potter Audiobooks Now Available on Audible!

Nov 21, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio, Audio Books, Books, Dale, Fry

Thanks to a deal with Pottermore, the Harry Potter Audiobooks will be available on UK, US, Australian and German Audible websites, produced by Pottermore and read by Jim Dale (North American), Felix von Manteuffel (German) and Stephen Fry UK and the rest of the world). The first three audiobooks in the Harry Potter series cost £17.99 each and the …read more!



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