The Man Who Would Be King
A tale of greed, adventure and ruin inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s classic mercenary yarn.
Dawn State combine searing text, bold physicality and original music to tell the story of Peachy Carnehan and Daniel Dravot: soldiers-for-hire amid the shifting borders of the Middle East. Tired of the mercenary life, Peachy and Daniel have come up with a plan: head to Northern Afghanistan, enslave the natives, and install themselves as kings.
Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
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