The first read through

Sixteen actors trudged through the snow and the creepy fog last night to gather for a first read through of Candles to the Sun – with members of the design team and a few friends there to listen, the cast got their first opportunity to play together with Williams’ language and the rest of us got the opportunity to hear these words out loud for the first time.

And you get an opportunity to take an early look into the process – this is a scene from the beginning of the play, where Bram and Hester confront their sixteen year old daughter Star after she’s spent the night out with a young man and returned home with a new silk kimono:

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