The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Hunchback of Notre Dame follows Quasimodo, a kind-hearted bell-ringer who has a physical disability. When Quasimodo befriends Esmeralda, a free-spirited dancer, he finds himself caught up in a complex web of love, loyalty, and prejudice. As the city’s secrets are revealed, including Judge Frollo’s obsession with Esmeralda, the characters are forced to confront their own desires. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is an exploration of the human spirit and the 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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