Character Breakdown
with Sheet music and  Audition Tracks

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DOM CLAUDE FROLLO

FROLLO, archdeacon of Notre Dame, is a righteous man with a strong sense of obligation to his brother Jehan and nephew Quasimodo – but his devotion to the Church supersedes all. Frollo commands attention and obedience whenever he is present. Deeply ashamed of his intense physical attraction to Esmeralda, he attempts to control his desire by persecuting her and her people

Vocal requirements

Baritone with rich lower register.

 

Vocal range E2 to Bb4

Main show songs: 
 “Sanctuary”      15. “Hellfire”

QUASIMODO, the bell-ringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, has a curved spine which affects his posture and gait. A life ringing the enormous bells has given him great physical strength but also a partial deafness. Quasimodo’s features frighten people.  Curious and intelligent, he speaks freely with his gargoyle and statue “friends” in the bell tower

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QUASIMODO

Vocal requirements

 

Strong high tenor with power and sensitivity

 

Vocal range Bb2 to Bb5

Main show songs:  
"Out There"       “Top of the World"
"Heavens Light" 

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ESMERELDA

ESMERALDA, a free-spirited shey (a young, unmarried Romani woman), uses her talent as a dancer to support herself. Independent and strong-willed,. Esmeralda falls for the charming Phoebus despite her better judgment and staunchly refuses to give herself up to Frollo although doing so would save her life.

Vocal requirements

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Mezzo Soprano with strong lower belt.

 

Vocal range E3 to D5.

Main show songs:  
“Rhythum of the Tamborine
"God Help the Outcasts" "  Someday"

Hellfire - Frollo Practice Track - The H
00:00 / 03:34
Heaven's Light - Quasimodo Practice Track - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
00:00 / 02:21
Someday - Esmeralda Practice Track - The
00:00 / 03:20

PHOEBUS is the dashing new captain of the Cathedral Guard. Conflicted between following his duty – including Frollo’s prejudiced instructions – and doing what’s right, he struggles with the trauma he experienced in four years of intense battle on the war front. Charming and arrogant, Phoebus focuses on enjoying life’s pleasures.

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PHOEBUS DE MARTIN

Main show songs:  
“Sanctuary”      “Hellfire”

Main show songs:  
“Sanctuary”      “Hellfire”

Vocal requirements

 

Tenor with strong mixed voice.

 

Vocal range A2 to Ab4.

Main show songs: 

“Rest and Recreation"  “Someday”

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CLOPIN TROUILLEFOU

 

CLOPIN is the King (or Queen) of the Gypsies, They are a Clever and agile entertainer and Romani leader) who knows how to work the crowd on “Topsy Turvy” day. Clopin is fiercely protective of Esmeralda and the other Roma., and so shrewdly runs the Court of Miracles as a tight ship. 

Male or Female role

 

Vocal requirements Tenor or Alto

 

. Vocal range D3 to F#5

Main show songs: 

“Topsy Turvy"  "Court of miracles”

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CONGREGATION

A CONGREGATION  of gender-flexible storytellers narrates The Hunchback of Notre Dame.  

Each performer in the show begins as a Congregant before taking on the characteristics of their assigned character(s), which can include principal characters, Gargoyles, Statues, Revelers, Soldiers, Gypsies , etc. Congregation lines and lyrics will be assigned.by the director.

Vocal requirements

 

Ensemble performers

 

Vocal range - varied

Main show songs: 

" The Bells Of Notre Dame"

  “Topsy Turvy"   "Tavern Song"

"Court of miracles”

Rest and Recreation - Phoebus Practice T
00:00 / 04:07
Top of the World - All Parts and Piano Accompaniment - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
00:00 / 03:32
Top of the World - All Parts and Piano Accompaniment - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
00:00 / 03:32