Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The 7th Inning Stretch with...Ben Diserens

Name: Ben Diserens

Hometown: Burlingame, California

Education: Yes

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.