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The Great Leap – A Virtual Performance

Posted on October 9, 2020

THE GREAT LEAP – A Virtual Performance

By Lauren Yee
Directed by Jeffrey Lo
2017 Kesselring Prize Winner

Video On Demand
Available October 19-25, 2020

TICKETS: FREE

When an American college basketball team travels to Beijing for a “friendship” game in the post-Cultural Revolution 1980s, both countries try to tease out the politics behind this newly popular sport. Cultures clash as the Chinese coach tries to pick up moves from the Americans and Chinese-American player Manford spies on his opponents. Inspired by events in her own father’s life, Yee “applies a devilishly keen satiric eye to…her generation (and its parents).” Learn More

“A beautiful play with vibrant characters and rich history crackling with fresh dialog.” – BROADWAY WORLD

“The Great Leap has got real game!” – BAY AREA NEWS GROUP


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