Gale Harold, Denise Crosby, and Claudia Mason will head the cast of Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending, to play Theatre/Theater in Los Angeles, January 15-February 21. Lou Pepe will direct.

This modern version of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is set in the American South of repressed desires. The cast will also feature Robert E. Beckwith, Curtis C., Francesca Casale, John Gleeson Connolly, Kelly Ebsary, Andy Forrest, Sheila Shaw and Geoffrey Wade.

Harold, who plays Valentine Xavier, is best known for his role of Brian Kinney on Showtime's Queer as Folk, and his stage credits include Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer for the Roundabout Theatre Company. Crosby, who plays Lady Torrance, received an Ovation nomination for her performance in Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, and her TV work includes the role of Lt. Tasha Yar in Star Trek, The Next Generation. Mason, who plays Carol Cutrere, began her career as a teen model, and her Off Broadway credits include Boxing Day Parade and The Glass Menagerie, while her film and television work includes Celebrity and Outpatient.