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The Tipperary Musical Society announces the cast for The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Tipperary Musical Society has announced the cast of its upcoming production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Inspired by Victor Hugo’s classic gothic novel and based on the Disney animated film, this epic musical features a book by Peter Parnell, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame will be directed by Paul Norton, alongside Stephanie Browne as choreographer.

Mary Rose McNally returns as musical director for this highly anticipated Disney classic. Production will run from February 13-18, 2023 at the Tipperary Excel Centre.

The cast will feature Emmet Donlan as misunderstood hero Quasimodo, Derek Ryan as Dom Claude Frollo, Madeleine Blackwell as Esmeralda, Adam Skeffington as Martin’s Captain Phoebus, James O’Donovan as Clopin Trouillefou, Cormac Maher as Jehan and Kevin Reade in St Aphrodisius. .

Other members playing starring roles are Sadhbh Treacy, Conor Ryan, Shane O’Donovan, Cole Flanagan, Aidan O’Connell, Lena Hally and Tadhg O’Connor.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame will be the Tipperary Musical Society’s 41st annual musical, with the society celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

A gala ball will be held on 19 November at the Great National Ballykisteen Hotel, Tipperary to commemorate the society’s milestone event.

Tickets for the Gala Ball are now on sale and can be purchased by contacting 087 3324372.

Written by Martin Quinn