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Friday, October 25, 2013

All 7 Harry Potter Books Performed in 70 Minutes: Potted Potter

Posted By on Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 9:41 AM

click to enlarge POTTED POTTER
  • Potted Potter

Think of it as Reader's Digest on stage.

For those of you who want to know the story of Harry Potter, but don't want to read all seven books (or watch the movies), this is your best option to get up to date on a series that spawned it's own theme park. That's how popular Harry Potter is -- theme park status. What were you reading when kids were lined up around the block waiting for the latest book in the series to hit the shelves? Who Moved My Cheese? We kid, we didn't read the series either.

For those of you who are super fans, then its 70 minutes to relive all the moments you love about the Harry Potter series -- with a humorous twist. Because let's face it (side note: just read what happened in book seven), it seems the series wasn't very funny at all.

Performed by only two actors, they cover 360 characters through use of costume changes and props, and attendees can expect some sort of quidditch game during the performance.

Potted Potter, a New York Times critic's pick, will debut at the Marines' Memorial Theatre on Dec. 3 and run through Dec. 8. Tickets are $56.50-$101.50, and are available for purchase at

For events in San Francisco this week and beyond, check out our calendar section. Follow us on Twitter at @ExhibitionistSF, Mollie at @MollieM10, and like us on Facebook.

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Mollie McWilliams

Mollie McWilliams

Mollie is the Associate Online News Editor and has been with SF Weekly since 2010.


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