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Mountain View, California 55 Fairchild Drive, Mountain View, California 94043
29 - Sep
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(Nearby Event: Other)
Where:San Jose Stage, 490 South 1st Street,, Santa Clara County, California, United States, 95113
Politically Charged Face-Off\ \ San Jose Stage Company\ Presents\ THE GREAT LEAP\ By Lauren Yee\ Directed by Jeffrey Lo\ \ September 29 - October 17, 2021\ \ Basketball, family, and Tiananmen Square intersect in this witty and fast-paced comedic drama.\ \ Tickets ($32 - $72): https://www.thestage.org/season/great-leap\ \ When an American basketball team travels to Beijing for a "friendship game" in 1989, this comedic drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. Through the game of basketball, laughter ensues as cultures meet head on and tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as a pivotal moment in history collides with the action in the arena. Driven by rapid-fire dialogue, THE GREAT LEAP explores the cultural and political risks of raising your voice and standing your ground.\ Featuring James Aaron Oh as "Manford," Monica Ho* as "Connie," Alex Hsu* as "Wen Chang," and Tim Kniffin* as "Saul."\ \ *Member of Actors\' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers.\ \ In addition to Jeffrey Lo, the creative team includes Christopher Fitzer (Scenic & Projection Designer), Brooke Jennings (Costume Designer), Michael Palumbo (Lighting Designer), Christopher Sauceda (Sound Designer), Dante Carballo (Projections Consultant), Allison F. Rich* (Stage Manager), and Robert Pickering (Scenic Painter).\ \ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sjstage/\ Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1285264305258121/\ Twitter: https://twitter.com/sanjosestage\ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sanjosestage/\ \ \ For more information, call (408) 283-7142 or email boxoffice@thestage.org.\ \ San Jose Stage Company\ 490 S. 1st St.\ San Jose, CA 95113
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