Spoof traveling to Chicago and beyond following Off Broadway run
“Potted Potter,” the Harry Potter spoof that’s currently playing a commercial run Off Broadway, has laid plans for a U.S. tour this fall.
The family-friendly, comic condensation of the seven Potter novels, “Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience — A Parody by Dan and Jeff” landed in Gotham in May following international stints in Toronto, London and Edinburgh, where the show played multiple gigs as part of the city’s legit fringe festival.Summertime run in New York was timed to capitalize on the city’s seasonal influx of tourists, including family auds that could be attracted by the show’s link to the popular Potter franchise.
Starvox Entertainment and Potted Prods., producers of the New York staging, also produce the U.S. touring incarnation.
Performed by writer-actors Daniel Clarkson and Jeferson Turner, “Potted Potter” exits Gotham venue the Little Shubert Sept. 2 ahead of dates in Chicago, Detroit, Hartford, Conn. and Bangor, Maine, among others. Tour launches in Chi in a run that starts Nov. 13.