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“Out There” from The Hunchback of Notre Dame at The 5th Avenue Theatre


[QUASIMODO’S VOICE] ♪ Safe behind these windows and these parapets of stone ♪ ♪ Gazing at the people down below me ♪ ♪ All my life I’ve watched them as I hide up here alone ♪ ♪ Hungry for the histories they show me. ♪ ♪ All my life I’ve memorized their faces ♪ ♪ Knowing them as they will never know me ♪ ♪ All my life I’ve wondered how it feels to pass a day ♪ ♪ Not above them ♪ ♪ But part of them ♪ ♪ Out there, living in the sun ♪ ♪ Give me one day out there ♪ ♪ All I ask is one, to hold forever. ♪ ♪ Out there ♪ ♪ Where they all live unaware ♪ ♪ What I’d give ♪ ♪ What I’d dare ♪ ♪ Just to live one day out there ♪ ♪ Out there among the millers and the weavers and their wives ♪ ♪ Through the roofs and gables I can see them. ♪ ♪ Every day they shout and scold and go about their lives ♪ ♪ Heedless of the gift it is to be them ♪ ♪ If I were in their skin ♪ ♪ I’d treasure every instant ♪ ♪ Out there ♪ ♪ Strolling by the Seine ♪ ♪ Taste a morning out there ♪ ♪ Like ordinary men, who freely walk about there ♪ ♪ Just one day and then, I swear I’ll be content ♪ ♪ With my share ♪ ♪ Won’t resent, won’t despair ♪ ♪ Old and bent ♪ ♪ I won’t care ♪ ♪ I’ll have spent one day out there. ♪

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