The Great Leap

The Great Leap

Off-Broadway
Play
SYNOPSIS: When an American college basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama on the court goes deeper than the strain between their countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, it's a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the scoreboard. American coach Saul grapples with his relevance to the sport, Chinese coach Wen Chang must decide his role in his rapidly-changing country and Chinese American player Manford seeks a lost connection. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium.

Directed by Taibi Magar

Starring Ali Ahn, Ned Eisenberg, Tony Aidan Vo, and BD Wong

Show Times: Tuesday @7:30pm, Wednesday @7:30pm, Thursday @7:30pm, Friday @7:30pm, Saturday @2:30pm and 7:30pm, Sunday @2:30pm

Tickets from $50

atlantictheater.org
  • Running Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes, with no intermission
  • Playwright: Lauren Yee
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