Click here for a diagram of the David Mirvish s Panasonic Theatre seating plan. Created by the hilarious two-man act that is Dan and Jeff, Potted Potter takes all seven Harry Potter books and condenses them into a minute play, acting out all characters. This goofy, inventive rendition of everyone s favourite wizardly tale has earned two Olivier Award nominations. It features multiple costume changes, silly props, musical numbers and even a real Quidditch game played in the theatre with audience participation. The off-Broadway smash hit returns to Toronto by popular demand after playing sold-out engagements around the globe, to entertain audiences both young and old and with Harry Potter knowledge ranging from the never-read-a-book level to deserving of a PhD in potions. You re gonna love this show!
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This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Both were basically loners who loved to make up shows and had fathers who were deeply fond of British comedy. It was , the year that Rowling published the fifth book in the series, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Potted Potter. Everyone loved the concept from the start. Clarkson liked what he saw. Although they discussed alternative ways of presenting the material, they soon settled on the concept of Turner as Potter and Clarkson as every other character.
The publicity launch was a big hit, but it took them three years to get their act together and decide to tackle a full-length Potter pastiche. They put their own money into a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in , which launched them in a big way, but there was one blip on that otherwise cloudless horizon. Rowling had tried to buy a ticket, but the box office girl told her we were sold out.
Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. All rights reserved. To order copies of Toronto Star articles, please go to: Sign In. My Star location Select Location. Sections See More. About us Feedback Manage newsletters Subscriptions. By Richard Ouzounian Theatre Critic. The short one plays Harry Potter and the tall one plays everyone else. Article Continued Below. Of course. Lord Voldemort?
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Smash hit Potted Potter: Potted Potter: The production takes on the challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books into seventy minutes using only two actors. Seventy minutes was actually closer to ninety but it is time well spent. The play is fast, clever and lots of fun.
Toronto Star. Will tickle the funny bone of every age group. The London Daily Telegraph. This show is a crowd-pleaser. The London Guardian. The London Times.WATCH THE VIDEO ON THEME: Chat w Director Richard Hurst on Potted Potter at Toronto's CAA Theatre
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Stay in the know Subscribe. Potted Potter Starvox Entertainment. Playing to sold out houses all over the world, Potted Potter takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books and a real life game of Quidditch into seventy hilarious minutes. This fantastically funny show features all your favorite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic! This brilliant family entertainment is perfect for ages six to Dumbledore who is very old indeed. While you might be tempted to take a right at the first stop light Lyon Street and pull directly into the Palace of Fine Arts, pass the Lyon Street entrance and proceed straight on Marina Boulevard. You can then make your way back to the Palace of Fine Arts through the Presidio or retry the directions from above. Cross the Bay Bridge. Follow the signs to the 9th Street exit.
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Good to be in a theatre that is more intimate than cavernous. Staff was unusually friendly in a Great location, take TTC! Limited bathroom access - only I took my father and my 7 year old son to see "Potted Potter" in this theatre. We all loved it. It is a two man show. The show involves a Harry Potter expert and a person who is definitely not a Potter expert try to present a 70 minute summary of the entire 7 book epic. The result is hilarious. There is also some audience participation.
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The two entertainers, who have affability to spare, also star in the production, playing every character in the hit show, which had four sold out runs in London and Edinburgh and generated rave reviews in the U. We are very much the unauthorized Harry experience. Why did you choose Toronto for your first stop on your North American tour? It has the same sense of dryness as the British sense of humour whereas the American sense of humour is maybe a little more raucous—still very funny, of course, but maybe just a little more obvious. The Canadians seem to get the subtleties like the Brits do. So we thought it would be a nice, friendly place for us to come to and debut. Dan, is there a character Jeff does that you wish you got to do, and vice versa? A bit faster, though. Come on, pick up the pace. I love playing Voldemort.
How do you condense all seven Harry Potter books and a real-life game of Quidditch into 70 minutes on stage? Wildly popular with Harry Potter fans all over the globe, the fast-paced, irreverent production is the brainchild of Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner.
Good to be in a theatre that is more intimate than cavernous. Staff was unusually friendly in a Great location, take TTC! Limited bathroom access - only Had this been community theatre, I would understand. But this was two brits with a half-assed set attempting to be ironic. More than half the time was spent discussing how ill prepared they were or how little they knew of the Harry Potter stories. You can laugh at this if you re an imbecile but these two actors were laughin at us all the way to the bank. The theatre was clean and intimate. The show was fantastic! Exceeded all expectations! My daughter and I are big H. Fans and we loved it! The audience interaction made it!
Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience — A Parody by Dan and Jeff takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books and a real life game of Quidditch into seventy hilarious minutes. This fantastically funny show features all your favorite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props, and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic! This brilliant family entertainment is perfect for ages six to Dumbledore who is very old indeed. Search this site: Upcoming Shows. Potted Potter. Dec 11, - Jan 6, Buy Tickets. Show Dates Dec 11, at 7:
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