With Harry Potter and the Cursed Child set to make its Broadway debut this spring, producers Sonia Friedman
and Colin Callender
unveiled the elaborate new marquee at the newly-restored Lyric Theatre
. The marquee reveal comes as the producers get ready for their big opening, with previews starting March 16 and the play's official opening set for April 22. The marquee was created by Cursed Child set designer Christine Jones
and International Scenic Supervisor Brett J. Banakis
, which features a massive 150-foot, 50,000-pound wing spanning from the marquee to the top of the theater, while the iconic nest with child sits atop the theater. Here's what Jones and Banakis had to say about the marquee in a joint statement.
"It is a thrill to have the Lyric as a canvas, both inside and out, for our production. One of the many gifts the Lyric Theatre provided us is over 200 feet of frontage on 43rd street,