Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical

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Palais des Congrès

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100% in French

Location

Palais des Congrès
2 place de la Porte Maillot - 75017 Paris
Capacity 3700 seats

Duration

2 h 30 min

With intermission


Details

Musical 

For all audiences 

In French (no surtitles)


Highlights: Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical

Boasting more than 5,000 performances and over 15 million spectators... the musical Notre Dame de Paris is making its grand return to Paris, on the very site where it was created! From November 15th, 2023 to January 7th, 2024, the Palais des Congrès will serve as the setting for this iconic show that has captured the hearts of audiences since its creation.

 

This breathtaking show is not just a feast for the eyes, promising magnificent sets and sumptuous costumes - it is also an extraordinary musical experience. Widely beloved songs such as Belle, Le Temps des Cathédrales, and Vivre have become veritable classics among theatre lovers, and the musical score is only enhanced thanks to the passion and talent of a troupe of exceptional artists such as Hiba Tawaji (Esmeralda), Angelo Del Vecchio (Quasimodo), Martin Giroux (Phebus), Daniel Lavoie (Frollo), Richard Charest (Gringoire), Alyzée Lalande (Fleur de Lys) et Jay (Clopin).

Story: Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical

Created by Luc Plamondon and Richard Cocciante at the Palais des Congrès in 1998, the musical Notre Dame de Paris returns to this very venue to celebrate its 25th anniversary!


Since its conception, the musical Notre Dame de Paris has received acclaim from across the world, attracting millions of spectators. Based on the literary work by Victor Hugo, this musical transports audiences to 15th-century medieval Paris, wherein the tragic story of Quasimodo, Esmerelda, Frollo, and Phoebus unfolds beneath the majestic towers of the Notre Dame cathedral. This profoundly moving story, which has undergone multiple adaptations and interpretations (including that of Disney), continues to touch the hearts of audiences with its insightful exploration of universal themes such as love, inner beauty, and acceptance of differences. It’s a story that still resonates in our modern world, reminding audiences of the importance of compassion and tolerance.

This musical will undoubtedly appeal to the whole family. Young and old alike will treasure the memories of this breathtaking show, and leave the Palais des Congrès with a head full of songs and a heart full of love.

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Palais des Congrès

2 place de la Porte Maillot - 75017 Paris

History and Fun Facts about the Palais des Congrès


Just a stone's throw from the Champs-Élysées, the Palais des Congrès is a venue that has played host to many incredible shows over the years.
Bob Dylan, Donna Summer, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Alicia Keys, and David Copperfield are just some of the famous faces that have graced its fabled stage. Since its inauguration in 1974, it has become a must-see destination in Paris for cultural and artistic events.

 

One of the more memorable performances to take place at the Palais des Congrès is undoubtedly the musical Notre Dame de Paris. This epic musical, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, was first presented on the Palais stage in September 1998. Since its rip-roaring premiere, it has enjoyed worldwide success, having been performed in many countries and translated into a variety of languages.

 

Fast facts
Capacity: 3,720
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes
Heating: Yes

FAQ

How do I get to the Palais des Congrès in the 17th arrondissement of Paris?

The Palais des Congrès is accessible by:
Metro lines: The Palais des Congrès is accessible by the Metro line 1, which runs until the following Metro station: Porte Maillot.
RER subway lines:The Palais des Congrès is accessible by taking the RER C until the following station: Neuilly - Porte Maillot.
Bus lines: The Palais des Congrès is accessible by taking the bus lines 43, 73, 82, and 244, which run until the following station: Porte Maillot.

In case of difficulty, our hotline can be reached during our business hours. Please see the footer of this page for our contact details.

What do I do when I get to the Palais des Congrès?

We invite you to arrive 30 minutes before the beginning of Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical, and present your voucher at the front desk. The Palais des Congrès’ English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.

How long does Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical last?

Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, with intermission.

Can I take photos during the performance of Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical?

In order not to disturb the artists on stage and for the comfort of other guests, you are not permitted to photograph, film, or record the performance for the duration of Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical. As long as the performance is not currently in session, feel free to take a snapshot of the Palais des Congrès to remember your night out!

It says that Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical is in French with no surtitles. Is it still accessible to English speakers?

Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical is better suited to a French-speaking audience because it is performed exclusively in French. If you feel very comfortable in the language of Molière, don't hesitate to go and discover this lovely theatre and this very lovely musical. It's a safe bet that you'll know some of its tunes…!

Does the venue have a specific dress code at the Palais des Congrès?

There is no specific dress code, but proper attire is appreciated. Many Parisians will arrive directly from work, dressed in business casual or chic attire.

Shorts, bermuda shorts, flip-flops, sportswear and trainers are discouraged.

Is there a coat check available at the Palais des Congrès?

At the Palais des Congrès, you can leave your belongings in the cloakroom located in the hall between the odd and even entries (paid service). Travel bags and suitcases are not allowed.

Is tipping customary at the Palais des Congrès in Paris?

Ushers at the Palais des Congrès do not accept tips.
Fun fact: the French word for “tip” is “pourboire”, which literally translates to “to have a drink”.

If I'm late, will I still be allowed into the Notre Dame de Paris, The Musical?

In the event of a delay, spectators will have access to the auditorium, but placement is not guaranteed for the duration of the performance. Even at the intermission, it will not be possible to return to your original seat, as my seats have been reallocated. So take it from us - it's best not to be late!

How do I know if my seats are next to each other?

Tickets of the same category that are booked during the same purchase session, in the same booking order on our website are always assigned side by side. To be sure of this, make sure all of your tickets are in the same category and are included in your shopping cart at the time of purchase.

Where can I find the seating plan for the theatre?

You can find the seating plan in the theatre’s "photo" section on this page.