Thurs 23rd - Sat 25th May, 2013
The World Premiere of
By Liam Rand
THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY of Morris Cohen, the East End Jewish boy whose amazing life took him to the Canadian wild west, through the First World War, as a General in the Chinese Army, and finally back to England. He became known as‘Two Gun’ whilst protecting Sun Yat Sen, the father of a united modern China.
His adventures inspired the film ‘The General Dies at Dawn’ starring Gary Cooper.
Along the way he was a child boxer, pickpocket, fairground barker, confidence trickster, card sharp, ranch hand and a member of a Chinese Tong.
Wanstead Players are proud to present this, the true story, in a stage presentation as conceived and directed by Spencer Simmons and written by Liam Rand.
Featuring Jonathan Meyer as 'Morris Cohen' with Edmund Lahiff, Brian Seaton, Jason Markham and Gabi Marona.
Directed by Spencer Simmons