If you’re looking for a bit of Disney, in Atlanta, the Aurora Theatre is the answer! They are kicking off their 22nd season with The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Audiences can experience the medieval classic-turned-Disney musical. It’s playing at the Aurora Theatre July 20 – August 27.
Synopsis of The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Aurora Theatre
The show is based on the worldwide bestselling Victor Hugo novel with songs from the Disney film. This grand production will sweep crowds away into the adventures of a motley crew of characters in 1482 Paris, as they discover the true meaning of humanity.
“Many know and love this story, whether from reading the novel or watching the film,” says Justin Anderson, associate artistic director of Aurora Theatre. “At its heart, the Hunchback of Notre Dame is a story of faith: a faith in something beyond us and the faith that we are each something bigger.”
Under the direction of Anderson, The Hunchback of Notre Dame traces the journey of Quasimodo, a deformed bell ringer in a cold, cathedral tower, as he discovers his inner strength. His guardian Archdeacon Frollo is torn between his vows to the church and his obsession with the beautiful dancer Esmeralda. This epic tale set to music features an award- winning score by Alan Menken of Disney’s The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz of Wicked and Pippin fame.
Vocal powerhouse Haden Rider stars as Quasimodo, joined by David DeVries best known to Atlanta audiences as Scrooge in the Alliance Theatre’s A Christmas Carol, as the conflicted Dom Claude Frollo. The stunning Julissa Sabino plays Esmeralda, while stars Kevin Harry as Clopin Trouillefou and Lowrey Brown as Captain Phoebus de Martin help lead the impressive cast of twenty-four that will give voice to this award-winning score.
How to Purchase Tickets
Season tickets are currently on sale, with individual tickets available beginning July 1. Tuesday discount matinee shows will be offered on Tuesday, August 1, 15 and 22 at 10 a.m. with tickets starting at $20. Regular tickets range from $30-$65 and may be purchased online or by calling the Box Office at 678-226-6222. Season tickets and group rates are also available. For more information on this production or other programming, please visit auroratheatre.com.
Regular show times are as follows:
- Tuesday–Saturday: 8 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday: 2:30 p.m.
Through their partnership with Theatrical Outfit, this production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame will also run at the Rialto Center for the Arts from September 7-17th. You can purchase those tickets online as well.
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