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Tuesday 1/22
at 7:30 pm

The Great Leap

Presented by Guthrie Theater

McGuire Proscenium Stage

818 South 2nd Street Minneapolis, MN 55415

$15 - $78

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105 minutes

With intermission

Tuesday, January 22 7:30 pm
2019-01-22 19:30:002019-01-22 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show discussion
Wednesday, January 23 7:30 pm
2019-01-23 19:30:002019-01-23 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Thursday, January 24 7:30 pm
2019-01-24 19:30:002019-01-24 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Friday, January 25 7:30 pm
2019-01-25 19:30:002019-01-25 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Saturday, January 26 1:00 pm
2019-01-26 13:00:002019-01-26 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Saturday, January 26 7:30 pm
2019-01-26 19:30:002019-01-26 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Sunday, January 27 1:00 pm
2019-01-27 13:00:002019-01-27 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show discussion
Sunday, January 27 7:00 pm
2019-01-27 19:00:002019-01-27 19:00:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Tuesday, January 29 7:30 pm
2019-01-29 19:30:002019-01-29 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, January 30 1:00 pm
2019-01-30 13:00:002019-01-30 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, January 30 7:30 pm
2019-01-30 19:30:002019-01-30 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Thursday, January 31 7:30 pm
2019-01-31 19:30:002019-01-31 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Friday, February 1 7:30 pm
2019-02-01 19:30:002019-02-01 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Saturday, February 2 1:00 pm
2019-02-02 13:00:002019-02-02 13:00:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
  • ASL interpreted
  • Audio described
  • Post-show discussion
Saturday, February 2 7:30 pm
2019-02-02 19:30:002019-02-02 19:30:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro
Sunday, February 3 7:00 pm
2019-02-03 19:00:002019-02-03 19:00:00America/ChicagoThe Great LeapWhen an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language. Twin Cities metro

Past performances

Saturday, January 12 7:30 pm
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Sunday, January 13 7:00 pm
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Tuesday, January 15 7:30 pm
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Wednesday, January 16 7:30 pm
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Thursday, January 17 7:30 pm
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Friday, January 18 7:30 pm
Saturday, January 19 1:00 pm
Saturday, January 19 7:30 pm
Sunday, January 20 1:00 pm
  • Post-show discussion
 
Drama Comedy

When an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Rapid-fire comedy meets poignant reflection in this perceptive new play inspired by the life of playwright Lauren Yee’s father. Contains mature language.