The Cavalcaders
Published in volume The Cavalcaders and Amphibians
First Staged:
Abbey Theatre (Peacock), Dublin, 1993; Royal Court, London, 1994

The Cavalcaders

By Billy Roche
Published in volume The Cavalcaders and Amphibians
On Stage at:
Druid tour of Ireland
From Fri 20 May 2022 to Sat 2 Jul 2022

A rousing, comic play set in an old-fashioned cobbler's shop in small-town southern Ireland.

Terry is a man who, surrounded by love and friendship, is haunted by the woman who previously betrayed him. His only solace comes in singing with the barbershop quartet.

Billy Roche's play The Cavalcaders was first staged at the Abbey Theatre Peacock, Dublin, in 1993.

The script contains the music for the a cappella songs performed in the play.

Press Quotes

'A wonderful, wistful memory play'

Irish Times

'No reservations, no qualifications: this is a superb play'

Irish Evening Press

'Roche demonstrates again that he is the subtlest, deftest talent to have emerged this decade on either side of the Irish Sea'

The Times

Also by Billy Roche:

Poor Beast in the Rain
A Handful of Stars
Lay Me Down Softly
The Wexford Trilogy
The Cavalcaders and Amphibians
On Such As We

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