Experience the Magic of Notre Dame de Paris: A Spectacular Musical Celebrating 25 years !

Bells are ringing once again in Montreal as the sensational French musical, Notre Dame de Paris, returns to the city for a special series of performances to mark its 25th-anniversary celebration.

Following an overwhelming success while touring across Quebec, this smash-hit production is set to captivate audiences once again at the enchanting Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier of La Place des Arts in Montreal.

Notre Dame de Paris talented cast of dancers, singers and acrobats

Since it’s creation and debut on the 16th of September 1998, Paris , Notre Dame de Paris has been a global sensation, enchanting audiences in an astounding 23 countries and delighting theater lovers in nine different languages over the past two decades.

Now, 25 years later, it is bringing with it the same spellbinding magic and breathtaking performances that have made it a timeless classic.

Quasimodo: Angelo del Veccio, Esmeralda : Elhaida Dani .
The poignant and intense portrayal of Quasimodo by Angelo Del Vecchio is featured above In his gut-wrenching final number, “Danse mon Esmeralda,” he tenderly cradles the lifeless body of his beloved gypsy, while ethereal ghostly figures gracefully float in the backdrop. Del Vecchio captures the essence of a tormented soul, torn apart by the agony of parting ways with the only person who ever showed him kindness.

Based on Victor Hugo’s acclaimed novel, Notre Dame de Paris weaves a heart-wrenching tale of Quasimodo, the kind-hearted bell-ringer of the famed cathedral, and his unrequited love for the beguiling gypsy, Esmeralda. This stunning stage production brings this classic story to life with a powerful and emotive narrative, brought to life by a gifted international ensemble of singers, dancers, acrobats, and musicians.

Curtain call for composer Riccardo Cocciante (also known as Richard Cocciante) and lyricist Luc Plamondon.

A true work of art, Notre Dame de Paris features an unforgettable musical score, masterfully composed by Richard Cocciante, with lyrics by the talented Quebecer Luc Plamondon. The haunting melodies will resonate in your heart, taking you on an emotional journey that you won’t soon forget.

Several songs from the show, such as “Vivre” “Belle” and “Le temps des cathédrales”, have been released as singles with a huge success in French speaking countries.

Daniel Lavoie,( Second left) the sole comedian from the original cast, continues to charm the audience with his interpretation of the obsessed priest Frollo. In the number “Etre Prêtre et Aimer Une Femme,” Lavoie skillfully displays the full range of emotions his character embodies, showcasing a role that has gracefully matured over time.

Prepare to be transported to 15th-century Paris, where the grandeur of the cathedral and the romance of the story will sweep you off your feet.

Presented by Tandem Concert, the almost three hours production of Notre Dame de Paris will be performed in its original language, French. The universal language of music and emotions will effortlessly connect with all who witness this extraordinary show.

The cast list for opening night August 3rd 2023

Whether you are a musical theater aficionado or just looking for a magical night out, Notre Dame de Paris promises an unforgettable experience for all.

The blend of stunning visuals, sensational choreography, and a gripping narrative that highlights the various forms of love that exist among men will leave a lasting impact on you.

Notre Dame de Paris is more than just a musical; it’s an emotional journey. Come and witness the magic of Notre Dame de Paris as it graces the stage once again in Montreal!

Performance Details:
Venue: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier

Dates: August 3rd to the 12th 2023
Producer / Presenter: Tandem Concert
Language: French
Duration: 65 min / Intermission / 67 min

Dates and Tickets:

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the passion, the romance, and the artistry of Notre Dame de Paris. Book your tickets now and immerse yourself in the wonder of this extraordinary musical event.