Notre Dame, or The Gipsy Girl of Paris
The original text
Described on the cover of the original text as "A Grand Romantic and Spectacular Drama", it is founded on Victor Hugo's celebrated novel, Notre‐Dame de Paris (1831) (translated into English as The Hunchback of Notre‐Dame in 1833).
Halliday's play was one of three 19th century stage versions of the novel, and was first performed at the Adelphi Theatre, London, on 10 April, 1871.
Published in New York by Robert M. De Witt (1871) as Issue 300 of De Witt's acting plays
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1876: Performed as Notre Dame, or The Gipsy Girl of Paris in the Theatre Royal, Burg Street, Cape Town, by the Disney Roebuck company on 5 August, with The Sailor of France, or The Republicans of Brest (Johnstone).
Lissette Lopez Szwydky. 2010. "Victor Hugo's Notre‐Dame de Paris on the Nineteenth‐Century London Stage", European Romantic Review (Volume 21, 2010 - Issue 4: pp. 469-487) 
Go to ESAT Bibliography
Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays
Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays
Return to PLAYS III: Collections
Return to South African Festivals and Competitions
Return to The ESAT Entries