#170: Claire Avitabile, Lacey Piotter, and Ruth Virkus

Claire Avitabile, Lacey Piotter and Ruth Virkus discuss the upcoming Freshwater Theatre production, Desperation Panties.

Running in tandem: Desperation Panties and The Festival of Awkward Moments.

Discussed in this episode:

  • The formation of Freshwater Theatre after the Fringe 2010 and what they’ve been up to in the intervening time.
  • The concept of Desperation Panties as a love letter to Minneapolis.
  • How and why Claire called “dibs” on directing Desperation Panties.
  • Running The Festival of Awkward Moments in tandem with Desperation Panties.
  • Other surprises Freshwater Theatre has in store for audiences.

Desperation Panties runs from May 6th to the 22nd at the Gremlin Theatre.


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2 comments for “#170: Claire Avitabile, Lacey Piotter, and Ruth Virkus

  1. Bill Stanley
    May 6, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    I checked their website and I can’t find an email address. Could you please ask Freshwater Theater to get themselves listed on the Ivey Awards Performance Calendar?

  2. May 6, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    Thanks for the heads-up Bill. I sent Ben Layne a message.

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