J.K. Rowling To Produce Harry Potter Stage Show

J.K. Rowling To Produce Harry Potter Stage Show

Via AFP:

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is to co-produce a British stage show about the boy wizard's early years living with his cruel non-magical aunt and uncle, she announced on Friday.

Rowling said she would work with the writer on the new play, charting Harry's lonely childhood when he was forced to sleep in a cupboard under the stairs, but would not script it herself.

She will start the project early next year, working with producers Sonia Friedman -- who has brought a string of hit shows to New York's Broadway and London's West End theatres -- and Colin Callender.

"Over the years I h...

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