The Hunchback of Notre Dame from book to movie to stage: A free event!

June 2018 

The Hunchback of Notre Dame from book to movie to stage!

New Paradigm Theatre is partnering with The Pequot Library to present a free workshop on June 20th to celebrate the history of this iconic story!

New Paradigm Theatre, a company well known for its inventive productions that are presented with multi-cultural, multi-generational, and multi-gendered casting, will present an informative and fast moving workshop at Pequot Library on Weds, June 20th at 4pm on the real story of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

This free workshop for adults and children, will highlight The Hunchback of Notre Dame from its inception as a novel written by Victor Hugo of Les Miserables, to its transformation into the famed Disney film, to its adaption into the musical that New Paradigm Theatre will be performing this August at Fairfield Theatre Company. Artistic Director, Broadway veteran, and college professor Kristin Huffman will be describing the creative process and New Paradigm Theatre’s vision for Hunchback, as the company prepares to stage the musical adaptation. New Paradigm Theatre’s talented college interns will be assisting and performing some of the show’s famous songs at the workshop.

This event comes in preparation for New Paradigm Theatre’s upcoming summer production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Directed by Broadway veterans and TV stars Scott Bryce and Jodi Stevens. The show will feature Emmy and Grammy winner Paul Bogaev as Claude Frollo, as well as many professional and young actors from Connecticut and New York.

While admission is free to this event we request that you RSVP by writing to: publicprograms@pequotlibrary.org

Discounted tickets for the summer production will be available for purchase for those attending this event.

The musical will be performed at Fairfield Theatre Company on August 18th at 1pm and 8pm, and August 19th at 3pm. Regular tickets are available here or by calling the Fairfield Theatre company box office 203.259.1036