The Curious Case of Albert Cashier: Lincoln's 'Lady' Soldier - Lime Tree Theatre

The Curious Case of Albert Cashier: Lincoln’s ‘Lady’ Soldier

Presented by Quintessence Theatre


Lincoln wanted soldiers. I wanted excitement 

Belvidere, Illinois, 1862: A young Irishman, Albert D.J. Cashier, enlists with the Union Army in the Civil War and becomes a decorated hero. But unknown to his comrades, Private Cashier is waging an internal war all of his own.

The Curious Case of Albert Cashier: Lincoln’s ‘Lady’ Soldier

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When he is fifty years a veteran an indiscreet doctor reveals to all of America that Cashier was assigned female at birth, born under the name Jennie Hodgers, from Clogherhead, Co. Louth, Ireland. 

From that day on Albert’s greatest battle truly begins: for identity, selfhood, and truth. 


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  • Wheelchair spaces can only be booked over the phone. Please call box office on (061) 953400 if you wish to book a wheelchair space.
  • No late comers admitted to the theatre once show commences.
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