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About this show

Set against a backdrop of fast horses, gritty racetracks, and high stakes betting, Pure Confidence is an extraordinary tale of one of the most successful athletes of his day--Simon Cato, a slave. Pure Confidence is a funny and daring look at the complexity of race, love, and dignity. "This compelling play has a pedigree that proclaims it as a piece of important theatre." - Backstage.com "A finely conceived slice of Americana, providing a pungent history lesson blessedly devoid of dryness or preachment." - Bloomberg.com "...the powerful subject matter and impressive performances make "Pure Confidence" a winner" - NYPost.com

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:59E59 Theaters, Off-Broadway

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    This elegantly crafted drama about a slave seeking freedom in the pre-Civil War South receives an admirable if uneven production.