LUMOS FOUNDATION USA has announced that starting today, September 21st 2016, the last remaining tickets for a special screening of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office at 57th St. and Seventh Avenue in New York City, and online here
The highly anticipated event at Carnegie Hall, on November 12th 2016, will include a conversation between [J.K. Rowling] and actor Eddie Redmayne, along with an appearance by director David Yates and additional cast members,
in support of Lumos, the author’s non-profit children’s organization
Prior to the exclusive screening benefitting Lumos USA, the film’s screenwriter and author of the Harry Potter books, J.K. Rowling, will join Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne on stage at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 6:00 pm for a conversation.
The remaining tickets for the family event (age recommendation 10 years+), which have been in high-demand, range from $50-$500. This exclusive event, in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and publisher Scholastic Inc., will follow the film’s worldwide premiere, being held earlier that week in New York, and will precede the UK premiere in London the following week. The film opens in theaters on November 18th 2016, and on November 18th, Scholastic will publish the original screenplay of the film in the United States and Canada.
Ticket revenues will support the WeAreLumosWorldwide campaign in the United States, UK and across the globe. The campaign was launched on 17th September 2016 with a Facebook Live global broadcast with J.K. Rowling, opening sales of limited edition “Be the Light” t-shirts, and a gala performance of the play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two”.
Thanks to Lumos’ 100% Pledge, all funds raised by the event will go directly to Lumos’ Families Not Orphanages Fund. The Fund will help children in the countries where Lumos works to leave orphanages and return to a family life. No portion of any donations will go to administration, fundraising or overhead costs of the organization. Lumos is grateful to Warner Bros. and Scholastic for their support.