The actor said in an interview with the
Mark Rucker will direct the production, which runs Sept. 20 to Oct. 12 at the University Theatre in
The Rep would not confirmed the reports, which began when the actyor talked abiout the role in interviews. There are no other reports of casting in the show.
The casting of Manganiello, 36, who plays sexy werewolf Alcide Herveaux in the thriller on the cable network, is sure to boost ticket sales the same as Oscar-nominee Paul Giamatti did for the Rep's "Hamlet" this spring.
Manganiello previously played the role in the Williams play at the West Virginia Public Theatre.
He also played Flash Thompson in the
The Pittsburgh native holds a BFA in acting from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Season subscriptions are now on sale for the Rep. Info: 203-432-1234 and www.yalerep.org.
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