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NOTRE DAME DE PARIS celebrates its opening night

Twenty years after its Parisian debut and having received international recognition in 23 countries around the world, the French musical Notre-Dame de Paris is about to be performed at the London Coliseum. The original French production in London will be performed with English surtitles and a live orchestra from Wednesday January 23 to Sunday January […]

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Review – Notre Dame de Paris returns to London at the London Coliseum

Taking on the proven imports arriving on our shores in the coming months from Broadway, here is an overseas musical not from the pond but from the English Channel: a 20-year-old Parisian phenomenon who, during its London tour at the Coliseum, will play its 5,000th worldwide performance, having performed in no less than 23 countries […]

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Review: Notre Dame de Paris (London Coliseum)

Little confession to make – I loved the score of Notre Dame of Paris for a long time. Canadian singer Garou’s cover versions of the hit numbers “Dieu Que Le Monde Est Injuste” and “Belle” are spellbinding and haunting tracks. And as a great Francophile, it’s exciting to see the production return to the West […]

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OUR LADY OF PARIS, London Coliseum

It’s hard to overestimate the popularity Notre Dame of Paris is in France, leaving audiences thrilled for 20 years. However, critics were not kind at its last performance in London in 2000. Poor translation of the lyrics and a pre-recorded backing track seemed to be the main problems. Despite this, the show has been performed […]

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Notre Dame de Paris returns to London looking outdated and awkward

This article seems a bit dated. Please be aware that information may have changed since publication. David Lloyd Davies Notre Dame de Paris returns to London looking outdated and awkward Notre Dame de Paris, London Coliseum 2 Photo: Alessandro Dobici Notre Dame de Paris returns to London for the second time since its creation in […]

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First look at the cast of NOTRE DAME DE PARIS at the London Coliseum

Check out a first look at the cast of Notre Dame de Paris in the photos below! Twenty years after its Parisian debut and after having received international recognition in 23 countries around the world, the French musical will be performed at the London Coliseum. The original French production in London will be performed with […]

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Notre Dame de Paris returns to London: can it triumph this time? | Theater | Entertainment

Despite a roasting of UK critics and a short-lived London tour in 2000, since 1998 this show has played to over 13 million people and been translated into nine languages. They love it from South Korea to Kazakhstan and now the creators are determined to make a triumphant return to the West End as part […]

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this cult French rock musical is big on the tunes, a little iffy on the drama

This 1998 hit musical has a very, very special place in French culture. When I saw him in Paris earlier this month, the crowd was delighted, rocking and singing his big hit “Le Temps Des Cathédrales” as if they were down to four pints at a Meat Loaf concert. And yes, the songs are unquestionably […]

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Meet the cast of France’s biggest musical, Notre Dame de Paris

A little over twenty years ago, the musical comedy by Luc Plamondon and Riccardo Cocciante Notre Dame of Parisan adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel, opened and set off to become one of the most successful French musicals in history. It failed to strike a chord with critics when it opened in London, with the […]

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Behind the scenes of NOTRE DAME DE PARIS

In 2018, Richard Cocciante and Luc Plamondonit is Notre Dame of Paris celebrated its 20th anniversary. The show (billed as “A Musical Show”), based on the novel by Victor-Hugowas born at the Palais des Congress of Paris and has since toured extensively – including several different translations – and has returned home frequently on various […]