The American, grown-up musical "The Band's Visit" outmuscled the acclaimed and sprawling British import "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" for the most Tony Awards on Sunday, capturing 10 statuettes, including best musical.
The production is playing at the Lyric Theater, which underwent a multi-million dollar revamp to house the elaborate two-part, five hour long show.
The Hogwarts universe is all set to expand with JK Rowling releasing two new Harry Potter books in October.
JK Rowling's series of seven novels has sold 450 million copies worldwide in 79 languages and spawned a blockbuster movie franchise.
The story of the seven novels revolves around a young wizard and his friends. The books were adapted into eight movies and translated into as many as 79 languages in 200 countries and have sold more than 450 million copies worldwide.
Turkish 'Yemeni' shoes are known for their breezy nature that stops foul smell and fungus. Traditionally manufactured for Ottoman Empire soldiers, today the shoes are making a big comeback.
'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' opening beneath Hollywood hills
Chair used by Harry Potter writer JK Rowling is expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars at auction
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