The Hunchback of Notre Dame is based on the 1831 novel by Victor Hugo and features music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, with lyrics by Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz and a book by Peter Parnell. This production is directed by Scott Schwartz, and is produced by La Jolla Playhouse in association with Paper Mill Playhouse, and by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions. The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Paper Mill Playhouse.
The musical was previously performed at La Jolla Playhouse, officially opening Nov. 9, 2014, and extending through Dec. 14. 2014. On March 15, 2015 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey for a pre-Broadway tryout. However, it was announced that the show would not move to Broadway, and the show closed on April 5, 2015
Form June 21, 1996- September 28,2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Disney MGM Studios amazed crowds. However there has been a huge cry to bring this show to the broadway stage with some folks even starting a petition drive.
On January 22 the cast recording will be released staring The Paper Mill cast of The Hunchback of Notre Dame includes Michael Arden as Quasimodo, Ciara Renée as Esmerelda, Patrick Pageas the villainous Judge Frollo, along with Andrew Samonsky as Captain Phoebus and Erik Liberman as Clopin.
The 1996 Walt Disney’s animated feature film grossed over $325 million at the box office and was nominated for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards in 1997. The voice cast of the feature included Demi Moore as Esmerelda, Tom Hulce as Quasimodo, and Kevin Kline as Captain Phoebus.