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Hunchback Review

Review of The Hunchback of Notre Dame
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Bella Wiliamson

Like the priest sneaking up on Esmerelda, the quality of the Timpview performance of The Hunchback of Notre Dame catches you by surprise. 

The priest, played by Junior, Cannon Hadfield, stood out early and often. Hadfield channeled the priest’s anger so well that audience members could feel his anger. He entertained the audience and kept us engaged as the play went on. Especially when he would yell at Quasimodo (The Bell Ringer of the Notre Dame Cathedral) he had us all on the edge of our seats.

Hadfield wasn’t the only bright spot. Sophomore, Will Madsen played Quasimodo very well. His movements and his quivering talk were incredibly accurate. 

The set was beautiful, especially with the bells they made. And they utilized the staircases by putting wheels on them to explore the stage further. 

But it wasn’t all ringing bells and quality acting.

The mics frequently disconnected from the speakers making it difficult to hear so the actors had to yell. Quasimodo occasionally forgot the hunch. Madsen frequently stood straight up betraying the entire title of the play.

In conclusion, the play was well worth attending. The efforts of the actors and support crew paid off for a good performance and experience. 4 of 5 stars.

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    Hyrum ForstromNov 29, 2023 at 5:29 PM

    Like the priest sneaking up on Esmerelda, the quality of this review caught me by surprise.

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