Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Act III, Scene 2

By Jack Thorne, based on a story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne

Act III, Scene 2

Hogwarts, Grounds

  • Scorpius' new nickname is Scorpion King…which is, frankly, an awesome nickname.
  • Continuing Scorpius' shocking tour of this brave new world, a girl asks him out to a ball.
  • And it appears that Muggles are tortured in the basements of Hogwarts. It's all Scorpius' idea.
  • Yikes. That's not an awesome idea.