Casting Complete for Reading of Tennessee Williams' Small Craft Warnings, with William H. Macy and Joe Manganiello

Emmy winner William H. Macy, as previously reported, will star in a benefit reading of Tennessee Williams' Small Craft Warnings July 29 at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, CA.

A benefit for HERO Theatre, the 6 PM reading will also feature Joe Manganiello of the new film "Magic Mike" and HBO’s "True Blood." John Frank Levey will direct.

The cast will also include the newly announced Tim Bagley, Stephanie Beatriz, Elisa Bocanegra, Dan Donohue, Brent Jennings and Sam Murphy. 

The evening will also feature a silent auction.

Olympia Dukakis is chair of HERO Theatre’s Advisory Board. The company's mission is to "build bridges between cultures by way of the classics." The company will present classical plays and new plays by contemporary playwrights inspired by classics.

The upcoming benefit is part of HERO’s fundraising efforts to present its first full-scale production, Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters, featuring a new translation by Russian writer Tatyana Tolstaya and playwright Migdalia Cruz. For seats to the benefit or more information, visit