Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The 7th Inning Stretch with...Ben Diserens
Hometown: Burlingame, California
Tell us about Stripped: It's got a little bit of something for everybody.
Describe Stripped in 3 words: Funny. Surprising. Anarchy.
Who do you play in Stripped?: Hawkes
Describe your character in 3 words: Shake. And. Bake.
Are you a baseball fan or a baseball player?: I wasn't big on baseball growing up. I was more of a football fan (Go 9ers). But since I've moved away from San Francisco to New York, I feel like watching the Giants is a way for me to be connected to my home.
What’s your favorite MLB team?: The current world champions, the San Francisco Giants.
Which company member is more athletic?: Alexander
Most competitive?: Alexander
Most likely to work at a strip club?: Alexander
Most likely to be a pro baseball player?: Alexander
Most likely to wake up next to you in a jail cell?: Alexander
What’s your favorite ballgame snack?: Garlic fries. SF Giants fans know that there is no other option.
What is the best part about being a part of Stripped?: Everyone involved in this play is going all in. Actors, director, playwright. No one is holding back and really putting a lot of heart into this show.
What’s your favorite moment in Stripped?: Too many to chose from. But there is an unseen Burt Reynolds in the show. So anytime he is referenced in the play there's a smile on my face.
Why should we come see Stripped?: Pretty much everyone but me takes their shirt off at some point. Ya welcome.