The smash-hit French musical returns to London for 7 performances only, after touring in 23 countries worldwide in nine languages over the last 20 years.
Based on the novel Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo, Notre Dame de Paris tells the story of the cathedral bell-ringer Quasimodo and his tragic love for the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda
This stage spectacular features an international ensemble of singers, dancers, acrobats and musicians, as well as unforgettable music composed by Richard Cocciante, with lyrics by Luc Plamondon.
The late addition of surtitles and the ENO are unlikely to distract the West End audience from an outmoded production deeply in need of refreshing
Once you accept you’re not watching a musical tied to the conventions of the West End, you can enjoy the beauty behind this outlandish and unfamiliar delicacy
Notre Dame de Paris returns to London looking outdated and clumsy
This is a loud and brash production, full of energy but lacking in depth and subtlety
Maybe something got lost some way across the Channel but the main problem lies in the fact that Plamondon's story just feels loose, with little dramatic tension
Epically unhinged French mega-musical
Abba meets apocalyptic anxiety in this rock-opera spectacular
Charming and colourful, Notre Dame de Paris is a euro-musical visual feast, a true tour de force that is sure to entertain
À chacun son goût , as they say. Not perfect by any means, but bien joué, mes amis
If Cirque du Soleil were to put on a musical, this may very well be what it would look like