The Great Leap

The Great Leap, by Lauren Yee beginning September 30th at Arc Stages. 

“Every game is a second chance to live your life all over again.” San Francisco, spring 1989. Manford Lum, locally renowned on the sidewalk basketball courts of Chinatown, talks his way onto a college team, just before they travel to Beijing for a “friendship” game. When they arrive, China is in the throes of the post-Cultural Revolution era, and Manford must juggle international politics and his own personal history.

Performances will be held at Arc Stages, located at 147 Wheeler Avenue in Pleasantville NY.

  • Friday, September 30 at 8pm
  • Saturday, October 1 at 8pm
  • Friday, October 7 at 8pm
  • Saturday, October 8 at 8pm
  • Friday, October 14 at 8pm
  • Saturday, October 15 at 8pm
  • Sunday, October 16 at 2pm

Tickets are $38 for adults, $30 for students, $28 for seniors. To purchase tickets, please visit or call 914-747-6206.

The Great Leap will be directed by Rui Dun. Starring: Fang Du*, Jose Gamo*, Ken Straus*, and Yeena Sung*. 

The Great Leap will be presented as part of Arc Stages’ professional company, the Next Stage. The Next Stage focuses on showcasing new, innovative work by a wide variety of exciting and talented writers. It is the third wing of a company that also includes a thriving Educational Stage and Community Stage.

About Arc Stages

Arc Stages is a multifaceted arts organization in Pleasantville, New York, which is composed of three theatre companies under one roof. 

The Educational Stage: an educational theatre company where students of all ages (youth and adult) can explore the world of theatre through a professional rehearsal process, master classes, outreach and intensive ensemble work.

The Community Stage: a community theatre company for actors, singers and technicians from all walks of life that offers the best in musicals and dramas.

The Next Stage: a professional theatre company that produces innovative, contemporary theatre as well as new works, cabaret, workshops and staged readings.

These three theatres, all under one roof, strive to better serve the community and its artistic needs.

*member of Actors’ Equity Association

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Arc Stages
147 Wheeler Ave
Pleasantville, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$38 - Adult
$30 - Student
$28 - Senior

Presenter: Arc Stages
Presenter Phone: 914-747-6206
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