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Rene Augesen Joins 'True Blood''s Joe Manganiello In 'Streetcar' at Yale Rep

Hartford Courant

Rene Augesen will play Blanche to Joe Manganiello's Stanley in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' "A Strreetcar Named Desire" this fall.

A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Augesen was in the core acting company of the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco for 12 seasons In New York she appeared in off-Broadway's "Spinning In to Butter," "Macbeth" wiuh Alec Baldwin and Angela Bassett,  "It's My Party and "Overruled." 

Manganiello, who strars in HBO's "True Blood,"and was featured in the film "Magic Mike,"  previously went public with the news that he was offered and accepted the role.

The production, directed by Mark Rucker,  opens the theater's season and runs Sept. 20 to Oct. 12 at the University Theatre in New Haven.

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