The Great Leap

By Lauren Yee
Directed by Madeline Sayet
May 6 – 31, 2020
Support for open captioning provided by The Carol L. Sirot Foundation

A thrilling underdog story set in turbulent 1980s China

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. From one of the most insightful and funny writers of her generation, Lauren Yee’s The Great Leap will keep you enthralled until the final buzzer.


Collaborating Sponsors
Individual production Sponsor

Ruby Melton & Gail McAvay

Opening Night Sponsor