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The Great Leap

The Drake
1512 Spruce Street Philadelphia

Sixers fans and international news junkies - check out this heart-pumping play exploring US-Chinese relations through two generations of basketball players! It's 1989 and Manford Lum, renowned for his basketball hustle in Chinatown, tries to talk his way on to a college team destined for a "friendship" game in China. Coach Saul blocks him hard, but Manford rebounds and launches himself on a journey to a homeland he's never known. Bouncing between Beijing and San Francisco, between 1989 and 1971, this clever and theatrical play looks at America's arms-length relationship with China during and after the Cultural Revolution through two generations of basketball players. Smart, funny and heart-pumping, Lauren Yee's The Great Leap will have you on your feet for the final buzzer. Featuring an all-star Philadelphia cast of Richard Chan, Scott Greer, Justin Jain and Bi Jean Ngo!

Thru - Jun 23, 2019

Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Wednesdays: 7:00pm
Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00pm
Sundays: 2:00pm

Box Office: 215-454-9776