Confidence and the Speech Off Broadway Show Tickets

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Theatre Row - Theatre One

410 West 42nd Street

Between 9th and 10th Avenues

New York NY 10036 View on map

Confidence (and The Speech) Summary

Confidence (and The Speech), the New York Premiere of Susan Lambert Hatem’s new play, is a gender-bending West Wing meets Oslo.

On July 4, 1979 President Carter cancelled an important energy policy speech he was scheduled to give the next day and disappeared to Camp David. Ten days later, he emerged from his impromptu domestic summit and gave a new speech, the Crisis of Confidence speech, which many now view as unprecedented, farsighted and insightful. Others think it may have ultimately cost him the White House. Forty years later, college professor Cynthia Cooper is approached by a stranger, a young man, and asked to recall her time with the Carter Administration during the days before the now infamous Crisis of Confidence speech. If she is going to tell her story of that time – the story told from her perspective – she is going to play the President. And the young man who wants to know her story? Well, he is going to play her. This unique cross-gender play explores the confidence of a president, a nation in chaos and women in politics.

This “politically charged and relevant” new play was a Semi-Finalist in the Eugene O’Neill Playwrighting Content, and a Finalist in the Austin Film Festival. Confidence receives its World Premiere Production Off-Broadway this fall after a 2018 Developmental Workshop in Charlotte, NC.

Confidence (and The Speech) Cast Members:

Ross Alden, April Armstrong, Sarah Dacey Charles, Mark Coffin, Zach Fifer, Abigail Ludrof, James Penca, Imran Sheikh, Stephen Stout

Confidence (and The Speech) Creative Team

Author: Susan Lambert Hatem
Director: Hannah Ryan
Producer: Charlotte's Off Broadway, Inc.
Press Agent: Richard Hillman PR

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Upcoming Dates and Times

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11/18 7:00 PM 11/19 11/20 2:00 PM 11/21 11/22 8:00 PM 11/23 8:00 PM
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Price Range

$49.00 - $69.00 (Ticket prices include a $2.25 Restoration Fee.)
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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 12 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date On Sale Through
November 14, 2019 November 20, 2019 December 7, 2019

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: Noon - 6pm, Sunday: Noon - to curtain

There are no advance sales 1 hour before showtime!


Coat Room

None available.