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Author: Kate Casner

The Great Leap by Lauren Yee centers around a friendship game between Beijing University’s and the University of San Francisco’s men’s basketball teams. The play is also inspired by Yee’s father’s own experiences of traveling to China to participate in these games. It is important to recognize not only the cultural and historical significance of The Great Leap as

In honor of our first show of the season, Fabulation or, The Re-Education of Undine, we at the Lyric Stage compiled a Spotify playlist of songs that remind us of the show. Here are some of our favorites!   1. “Cardboard Box” by FLO So I'ma put your sh*t in a cardboard box Changing my number and I'm changing the locks When you

The Great Leap by Lauren Yee follows Manford Lum, who makes a place for himself as part of the University of San Francisco basketball team traveling to Beijing for a “friendship” game. The Great Leap is inspired by Lauren Yee’s father’s experiences traveling to China to take part in these friendship games.  Set in 1989 against the rising demonstrations

Matt Chapuran (Executive Director) was Managing Director of the Lyric Stage from 2014 to 2018. He was previously Managing Director of Stoneham Theatre, where he ran the 2010 Boston Marathon with Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes in support of Stoneham Theatre’s educational mission. Matt has also served as Director of Development for Conservatory Lab Charter School and managed

Courtney O’Connor (Artistic Director) was named Artistic Director in 2020 after joining the Lyric Stage as Associate Artistic Director in 2018. She has directed several pieces for the Lyric Stage, including The Book of Will, Be Here Now, The Cake, Red Hot Patriot, and Stones in His Pockets. For the past twenty years, Courtney has been an affiliated

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has created a season of plays that will inspire audiences to share in one-of-a-kind experiences that only live theater can create. It’s a season to gather together and connect with the friends we come with and the ones we make in the seat next to us. That spark of inspiration, delight, and

We are thrilled to share a recording of Mr. Parent with our audiences. Here's everything you need to know to enjoy the show! Tickets: $25 per household Streaming February 7 at 12:00pm through February 20 at 11:59pm If the ticket price is a barrier for you, please fill out this form to receive a complimentary streaming link. After you complete your streaming

Educational Inequity Resources Curated by Public Education Consultant on the Production, Neema Avashia While the initial draw of producing Mr. Parent stemmed from sharing the true-life stories of our collaborator Maurice Emmanuel Parent, the story of Mr. Parent also asks the audience to question the inequities baked into our educational system. We wanted to provide audiences with opportunities to contemplate and act upon the