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Read "Under Milk Wood"

  • Jan 21, 2013 · 7:00 PM
  • ACT rehearsal space

Let's read  the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' loving and hilarious "play for voices" , finished just before his death in 1954. Over the course of one spring day we meet thirty-six or more  of the the townspeople, each vividly described in the course of the action.

The play begins with dreams and ghosts before dawn, moves through the brilliant , noisy day of the townspeople, and closes as the "rain of dusk brings brings on the bawdy night".

Two narrative "voices" describe the sights, sounds and action.

The script is available under the FILES tab at the top of the main Playreading Meetup web page.  You need to be logged in to Meetup in order to download the script.


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  • Jane L.

    Very enjoyable.

    January 21, 2013

  • John C.

    Six days to our reading "Under Milk Wood". Please bear in mind you"re responsible for your own script. You can download a copy of the script from the FILES tab at the top of the Playreading Meetup Page. There are more than 36 distinct characters including the two narrator voices.

    January 15, 2013

    • David

      Pat - right click on Under Milk Wood and choose Save Link As.

      1 · January 15, 2013

    • Pat W.

      Thanks David, got it. See you Monday.

      January 16, 2013

  • John C.

    When A.C.T. came to San Francisco in the mid-1960's, Under Milk Wood was an instant success at the Geary, under William Ball's direction.

    1 · January 9, 2013

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