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Broken Pieces
We are the Broken Pieces. And we can be put back together again.
Written and produced by Mateo Moreno
Directed by Ella Jane New
Benefiting Planned Parenthood






Teatro LATEA @ The Clemente
Thursday 7/12 @5:45pm-7:15pm
Sunday 7/15 @9:30pm-11pm
Friday 7/20 @5:30pm-7:00pm
Sunday 7/22 @5:30pm-7:00pm
Monday 7/23 @9:30pm-11:00pm
Saturday 7/28 @3:15pm-4:45pm
Monday 7/30 @7:15pm-8:45pm

A father reconnecting with his daughter. Two lovers reminiscing in a rainstorm. A not so distant future where women’s rights are stripped away. Two newlyweds who are being torn apart by an unknown force. A low-level gangster hunted down in South London 1973. And a horrifying game show called America the Beautiful, where Freedom is a prize. It’s Twilight Zone meets Black Mirror and we are all the shattered pieces. Welcome to BROKEN PIECES. We are who we break.


Simone Elizabeth Bart *
Patrick Clements *
Mateo Moreno
Frances Ramos
Michaela Alyse Tomcho
Kayla Wickes *
* Denotes Member of AEA


MATEO MORENO is a playwright and actor whose last production played a sold out run at Symphony Space in 2016. His four plays (Happily After Tonight, Within These Walls, Bohemian Valentine, Paper Airplanes) have all been produced in the Midwest and in the NY tri-state area. As an actor, he is the proud recipient of two past Planet Connections Acting Awards (Fix Number Six, Snipped/Cut/Tied), Won “Audience Favorite” for his portrayal of Father Collins in Pride & Prejudice (interACT), and has appeared in numerous Off Broadway and Indie Theatre Productions and film/TV. Recent acting theatre credits include: The Vengeance Room (Fridgid Festival, Step1), The King-Anning (One Act Play Fest), Villain DeBlanks (by Billy Mitchell feat. Brenda Braxton), City of Glass (Off-Broadway, UTC #61), Mami’s House (Artists United For Puerto Rico), The Rocky Horror Show (The Theatre Company), The Public Domain (Lincoln Center). Recent Film/Recording include The Moose Head Over the Mantel (Feature Film, 1st AD), Long Time Coming (Music Video, co-star), One Shot (Music Video, Director), and his voice can be heard on the OBC recording of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Last year he hosted two award shows: “The 2017 Planet Connections Festivity Awards” and “The Redacted Festival” (co-hosted with Nicole Aiken). He also writes reviews for the website “The ArtsWireWeekly” and is a board member of Athena Theatre.

Ella Jane New directed the NY premiere of the award-winning musical, FALLING IN LOVE WITH MY DELLAMORT at The Slipper Room. Her previous film credits include documentary feature, THE GLOBAL VILLAGE PROJECT, following the lives of refugee teenage girls resettled in Atlanta; the doc was awarded a WOMEN MAKE MOVIES Fellowship and screened at festivals (selected), U.N Global Wake-Up Fest; Unspoken Human Rights Festival and Los Angeles Femme Festival. Her short narrative script, EARTH BENEATH MY FEET (2016) was nominated for Best Script at Melbourne International Film Festival and Milan Film Festival; and short film SOFIE (2017), premiered at San Francisco Film Festival, where it was awarded BEST SHORT FILM. Ella has an MFA from Goldsmiths, University of London.

David Rey (Assistant Director/Stage Manager)
The Roly Polys (Sound Design)

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