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

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 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 is coming to Theatre Works from March 5 until April 4
  • 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 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 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 comes to Theatre Works from March 5 – April 4. For tickets and more info, head to the Theatre Works website