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The Great Leap

The Great Leap by Lauren Yee

Directed by Jeffrey Lo

June 17 – July 19, 2020
2017 Kesselring Prize Winner
Sacramento Premiere

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).”

“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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Upcoming Shows

Jun
17
Wed
7:00 pm The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Great Leap
The Great Leap by Lauren Yee Directed by Jeffrey Lo 2017 Kesselring Prize Winner  Sacramento Premiere June 17 – July 19, 2020  
Jun
18
Thu
7:00 pm The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Great Leap
The Great Leap by Lauren Yee Directed by Jeffrey Lo 2017 Kesselring Prize Winner  Sacramento Premiere June 17 – July 19, 2020  
Jun
19
Fri
8:00 pm The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Great Leap
The Great Leap by Lauren Yee Directed by Jeffrey Lo 2017 Kesselring Prize Winner  Sacramento Premiere June 17 – July 19, 2020  
Jun
20
Sat
8:00 pm The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Great Leap
The Great Leap by Lauren Yee Directed by Jeffrey Lo 2017 Kesselring Prize Winner  Sacramento Premiere June 17 – July 19, 2020  
Jun
21
Sun
2:00 pm The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Great Leap
The Great Leap by Lauren Yee Directed by Jeffrey Lo 2017 Kesselring Prize Winner  Sacramento Premiere June 17 – July 19, 2020  
Jun
23
Tue
7:00 pm The Great Leap
The Great Leap
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Great Leap
The Great Leap by Lauren Yee Directed by Jeffrey Lo 2017 Kesselring Prize Winner  Sacramento Premiere June 17 – July 19, 2020  
9:30 pm CapChat
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Jun 23 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
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