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Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Bannerman Castle Trust and The Putnam Chorale Presents

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Bannerman Castle Trust and The Putnam Chorale Presents CRAIG SCHULMAN and THE PUTNAM CHORALE in

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

*2020 shows postponed until June 2021*

Dear Hunchback of Notre Dame Patron,

Due to Covid 19, and the uncertainty as to when social distancing rules will be lifted, The Bannerman Castle Trust and the Putnam County Chorale regretfully are going to postpone our production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame until June 18, 19 and 20, 2021. It is heartbreaking that after two years of planning this production and assembling an outstanding team of actors and artistic personnel that we have had to make this difficult decision. We want to thank the artistic staff and our team of professional Equity and Hudson Valley Actors and choir performers for their hard work to present the show this season. However, for public safety, we feel this is the best way to handle this extremely challenging situation.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Concerts that were scheduled at The United Methodist Church in Brewster on April 26, 2020, and the concert at St Luke Episcopal Church in Beacon, have been canceled this year and will be rescheduled to similar dates in 2021. (Dates to be announced)

If you have purchased tickets to the Bannerman Island performance of Hunchback of Notre Dame, there are three options for your tickets:

  1. We can reschedule you for one of the 2021 dates.
  2. You can use your tickets for any upcoming Bannerman Tour or event.
  3. We can offer you a refund. You will need to contact us by phone at (845) 831-6346
  4. You can donate your tickets to The Bannerman Castle Trust for the preservation of Bannerman Island.

As soon as the Covid 19 pandemic is under control and social distancing rules have been lifted, we plan to open for the 2020 season. We hope that you are all well and safe.

I can be reached at 845-831-6346.


Neil Caplan
Executive Director and Founder
The Bannerman Castle Trust

To Purchase Tour Tickets and General Tour Questions please call (845) 831-6346 or book online!


June 18, 19, and 20, 2021
Show begins at 7:45 PM


6PM Departure: $65
This group leaves after the show at approx. 10 PM

7PM Departure/Meet & Greet: $72
Meet and greet the actors after the show. Includes wine and cheese. This group departs at approx. 11 PM.


Beacon Institute Floating Dock (Beacon, NY)

(Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)

Please note that there are two boat loads going to the show and one performance time. Please arrive a half hour early. The boat does not wait. No refunds given for missed boats. We have a strict no refunds and no rescheduling policy.


The tour departs from Beacon, NY and advance booking is required for all events! Please wear comfortable shoes. Strollers cannot be accommodated. There is a 72-step climb from the dock to the event (there is a rest stop along the way).

We have a fully stocked concession stand that carries sandwiches, water, drinks, snacks and candy for your enjoyment. No outside food, please. Alcohol is not permitted on Bannerman Island. Please allow 4 hours for this event.


There are no cancellations or refunds for this event. The tour runs rain or shine. If there is rain, the rain date is TBD. Departure times the same as your tickets. Please keep the rain date on your calendar, as there are no refunds if you cannot come. If you cannot come to the event, you may give your ticket to someone of your choice, or we can give you a donation letter for the amount of the event.

Runtime: 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission
June 18, 19, and 20, 2021
Show begins at 7:45 PM

The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc. and The Putnam Chorale is proud to announce the staging of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.

From the Oscar-winning composer team Alan Menken (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) & Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin) comes a lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s (author of Les Miserables) epic story of love, acceptance, and what it means to be a hero.

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME  Directed by Neil Jacob Caplan, assisted by Kelly Ellenwood. Musical Co-Direction by Douglas Anderson (Putnam Chorale) and Dan Walker. Production Design by Neil Caplan.

The cast is led by Broadway veteran Craig Schulman (Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, 1776), as the tortured Dom Claude Frollo. Jack Cappadona is the big-hearted bell ringer Quasimodo, Olivia Clavel-Davis portrays the ravishing and resilient Esmeralda, Leo Grinberg is the overconfident yet principled Captain Phoebus de Martin, and Graeme McEneany performs as Clopin Trouillefou, King of the Gypsies. Also cast as a congregation of tour-de-force storytellers that narrates THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME are Michael Bonanno (Lieutenant Frederic Charlus); Kelly Ellenwood; Juliana Giannasca; Goldee Greene; Brandon Mancuso (Jehan Frollo); Glen Macken (St. Aphrodisius); James Gerard Russo; and  Andrea Marie Fennell (Florika).

Schulman, Grinberg and Ellenwood appear courtesy of Actors’ Equity.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Return trip departs Bannerman Island at 10PM

Return trip departs Bannerman Island at 11PM


The First United Methodist Church, 81 Main Street, Brewster NY.  TBD Tickets available at

St Luke Episcopal Church, 850 Wolcott Ave, Beacon, NY.  TBD

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