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Ring the bells with The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Aurora Theatre, July 20 - August 27

Ring the bells with The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Aurora Theatre, July 20 - August 27

Experience a medieval classic-turned-Disney musical as Lawrenceville arts leader Aurora Theatre launches 22nd season


Transporting audiences into one of the greatest literary works of all-time, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is set to kick off the 2017-2018 season at Aurora Theatre July 20 - August 27. In partnership with Theatrical Outfit of In The Heights and Memphis acclaim, the show is based on the worldwide bestselling Victor Hugo novel with songs from the Disney film. This grand production will sweep crowds away into the adventures of a motley crew of characters in 1482 Paris, as they discover the true meaning of humanity. 

“Many know and love this story, whether from reading the novel or watching the film,” says Justin Anderson, associate artistic director of Aurora Theatre. “At its heart, the Hunchback of Notre Dame is a story of faith: a faith in something beyond us and the faith that we are each something bigger.”                                                                                                               

Under the direction of Anderson, The Hunchback of Notre Dame traces the journey of Quasimodo, a deformed bell ringer in a cold, cathedral tower, as he discovers his inner strength. His guardian Archdeacon Frollo is torn between his vows to the church and his obsession with the beautiful dancer Esmeralda. This epic tale set to music features an award-winning score by Alan Menken of Disney’s The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz of Wicked and Pippin fame.

Vocal powerhouse Haden Rider stars as Quasimodo, joined by David DeVries, best known to Atlanta audiences as Scrooge in the Alliance Theatre’s A Christmas Carol, as the conflicted Dom Claude Frollo. The stunning Julissa Sabino plays Esmeralda, while stars Kevin Harry as Clopin Trouillefou and Lowrey Brown as Captain Phoebus de Martin help lead the impressive cast of twenty-four that will give voice to this award-winning score.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame will play at Aurora Theatre July 20–August 27, 2017. Season tickets are currently on sale, with individual tickets available beginning July 1. Tuesday discount matinee shows will be offered on Tuesday, August 1, 15 and 22 at 10 a.m. with tickets starting at $20. Regular tickets range from $30-$65 and may be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at 678-226-6222. Season tickets and group rates are also available. For more information on this production or other programming, please visit

Regular show times are as follows:

  • Tuesday–Saturday: 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2:30 p.m.

Through their partnership with Theatrical Outfit, this production of Hunchback of Notre Dame will also run at the Rialto Center for the Arts from September 7-17, 2017. Tickets are available for purchase at


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Laurel Haislip BRAVE Public Relations
About Aurora Theatre

Under the artistic leadership of Co-Founders and Artistic Directors Anthony Rodriguez and Ann-Carol Pence, now in its 23rd Season, Aurora Theatre produces professional live entertainment to suit everyone’s taste. Aurora Theatre is home to over 850 events each year. Two series of theatrical productions, the Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series and the Harvel Lab Series, are comprised of the biggest Broadway plays and musicals alongside exciting contemporary theatre. Additionally, Aurora produces concerts, stand-up comedy, children’s programs, metro Atlanta’s top haunted attraction Lawrenceville Ghost Tours, as well as Atlanta’s only professional Spanish language theatre, Teatro Aurora. Aurora Theatre is a world-class theatrical facility with two performance venues. Nestled on the square in historic downtown Lawrenceville, Aurora has FREE attached covered parking and is surrounded by restaurants and shops. Aurora Theatre has garnered numerous accolades highlighted by recent achievements that include a 2016 Governor’s Award for the Arts & Humanities, winner of ten 2017 Suzi Bass Awards, Creative Loafing’s “2010 Best Theatre Company,” Georgia Trend Magazine’s “2011 Best Places to Work in Georgia,” Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “2012 Best Places to Work”, Atlanta Magazine’s “Best of Atlanta 2013”, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 President and CEO Award for Excellence in Arts, and Gwinnett Chamber’s 2015 IMPACT Regional Business Award for Hospitality.

Aurora Theatre
128 East Pike Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046