NOTRE DAME de PARIS Press Conference in Singapore


The musical spectacular based on the story of the Hunch Back of Notre-Dame will be coming to MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands this December!

Notre Dame de Paris musical was premiered in Paris, France in September 1998 in French. Since then, the musical has attracted more than 4 million audiences in France alone and broken box office records in Canada, Russia, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and South Korea. Till date, Notre Dame de Paris has been staged in 20 other countries including Italy and the United States,  for over 4000 times and receiving standing ovations every night.

On 17th December 2013, the Notre Dame de Paris musical will be show in Singapore for the first time! In order to walk the statement ‘Art has no language boundary’, the musical will be performed in English. Notre Dame de Paris will be presented at the MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. A 12 metre high ‘climbing wall’ representing the façade of the grand cathedral of Notre Dame as well as the famous Bastille prison in Paris will be featured in this modern impressionistic stage.

 The show will be featuring acrobatic contemporary dance choreography by Martino Muller, renowned modern dance visionary, contrasting with a beautiful love story moments to create an audience experience reminiscent of French cirque. Dancers will be appearing to be flying across the stage under fantastic arcs, freely incorporating gymnastics, contemporary and even break dance moves into their repertoire.  

The musical is based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel Notre Dame de Paris – telling the emotionally charged story of the unfortunate Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral Bell Ringer. The hunchback Quasimodo, and his hopeless devotion for the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda. Phoebus, the untruthful soldier and Frollo, the priest torn between his faith to God and his desires will compete for Esmeralda’s love. While Clopin, the leader of the refugees or underclass, and Gringoire the poet will try to save Esmeralda.

Some fact about Notre Dame de Paris

  • First opened at ‘Palais des Congres’ theatre in Paris in September 1998
  • Based on the novel ‘Notre Dame de Paris’ written by Victor Hugo in 1831
  • Sell-out tours in France, Canada, England, Switzerland, Russia, Spain, America, Italy, Monaco
  • 4000 performances over 20 countries and seen by more than 10 million people.
  • The most sensational and successful musical in France, Italy, Belgium and Russia
  • Taking Europe by storm, “Notre Dame de Paris’ opened in London at the Dominion Theatre on 23 May 2000, following previews which opened on 15 May 2000.
  • According to the Guinness Book of Records, Notre Dame de Paris still holds the record as the show with the most successful first year of any musical ever produced.

Glad to received the media invite to attend a short interview session regarding the NOTRE DAME de PARIS.

It’s such a wonderful experience to be one of the first to get up close and personal with the 2 lead cast from NOTRE DAME de PARIS – Matt Laurent (who plays Quasimodo) and Alessandra Ferrari (who plays Esmeralda) to watch them performing some key songs from the show.

Matt Laurent and Alessandra Ferrari have great vocal and after the
 interview they present their friendly and playful self 🙂
The producer is sharing some good news regarding the show

Date: 17th December 2013 -29th December 2013
Showtime:  Thursday – Friday: 8:00pm  Saturday & Sunday: 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Venue: Mastercard Theatres – Sands Theatre

Tickets are available through internet ( or, phone (+65 6688 8826) or person at the Marina Bay Sands Box Offices (Museum, Theatres, SkyPark, Retail Mall and Hotel Tower 1 and 3 Lobby) For more ticketing info, please check out:

Blog Written & Photographed: Chai Chok Fern