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Shattered A fast-paced tragicomedy solo show - told through the voices of 35 characters, performed live on stage at Caveat and live-streamed!

September 25th, 2021 4pm ET/ 1pm PT / 9pm BST 21 A Clinton Street In New York City $15 in advance/ $20 at the door/ / $10 live-stream For tickets visit:

Shattered Written and Performed by Diana Varco Directed by Jessica Lynn Johnson

"Clever, brilliant, disturbing, funny, and heartbreaking all in equal measure’ - (***** - Edinburgh Fringe) What if our emotions could comment on life’s experiences - the good, the bad and the ugly?…the really ugly? Using flashback, narration and personification of characters in the mind, Shattered explores that question and themes such as dating and relationships, mental health, the power of Shame, post-traumatic growth and much more. Having toured Shattered to LA, NYC, and a recent 25 show run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, solo artist Diana Varco delivers a comedic and heartbreakingly raw, powerhouse performance filled with wit, poignancy and vulnerability, as she travels through experiences that shaped her views on sex and intimacy. Portraying over 35 characters, Diana uses comedy to take the audience through tragedy - ultimately telling the tale of one individual, picking up the broken pieces of herself and learning to live again. (Run-time: 70min w/o intermission) “What a show this is, truly epic” - “A woman of 1,000 faces” - “Courageous” - The Scotsman *Content warning: Shattered contains discussion of sexual assault, domestic violence, suicidal ideation and other distressing themes, strong language. *21+ to attend in-person performance - no outside alcohol, 16+ age recommendation for all other performances *Proof of full vaccination will be required to attend in-person performance.

CAVEAT is New York’s speakeasy stage for playful, intelligent nightlife. Join us and go home a little smarter and a little drunker. Our founding team includes a recovering theoretical physicist and a renegade museum tour guide: that love for science and unconventional storytelling is at the heart of Caveat’s booking philosophy. We regularly host comedy, science talks, storytelling, concerts, trivia competitions, live recorded podcasts, and special events that defy description... you’ll have to come experience them for yourself! Visit for more info.

“A nightly enticement of the intellect for the discerning nerd” - The New Yorker “A showcase for the funny side of intellectualism” - New York Magazine

Venue: Caveat

21 A Clinton Street Map
(21-2) -228 - 2100