The Great Leap
By Lauren Yee
Directed by Madeline Sayet
May 6 – 31, 2020
OPEN CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE: May 22, 2020
A thrilling underdog story set in 1980’s China that will leave you speechless
Manford Lum is a San Francisco teen basketball sensation who fast talks himself from the courts of Chinatown to post-Cultural Revolution China. While taking center stage in an international exhibition game between China and America, Manford finds himself at the intersection of personal, cultural, and international rivalries. Written by one of the most insightful and funniest writers of her generation, Lauren Yee’s The Great Leap will keep you enthralled until the final buzzer.