The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Hunchback of Notre Dame follows the story of Quasimodo, a kind-hearted bell-ringer who has a physical disability. Quasimodo’s life changes when he befriends Esmeralda, a free-spirited dancer, and finds himself caught in the complex web of love, loyalty, and prejudice. As the city’s dark secrets are revealed, including the villainous Judge Frollo’s obsession with Esmeralda, the characters are forced to confront their own desires. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a classic story that reminds us of the strength of the human spirit and the enduring value of compassion.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1999)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1400s / France (Paris)

Creative Team

Music: Alan Menken

Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz

Book: James Lapine, Peter Parnell

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (2016)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Disney, Dramatic, Immigration

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