Honeyed Marriage - Chapter 72
The next morning, Ruan Yan turned over and woke up from sleep.
She opened her eyes, quickly touched the phone on the bedside, unlocked the screen, and clicked on the voice screen to read. The phone’s time was now 7:36.
Ruan Yan breathed a sigh of relief.
Fortunately, she didn’t oversleep.
Her drama was this morning and she was notified to get the troupe by nine o’clock.
Ruan Yan sat up, looked around, and remembered when she was still conscious last night——
She had recited her lines in the study, later, she fell asleep because she was too sleepy? Could it be that Zhou Mengyan carried her back to the room? Why didn’t she have any impression…
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It’s just that Ruan Yan didn’t have time to struggle, she quickly got out of bed and washed up. After everything was ready, Ye Qing had already picked her up at the door.
After getting in the car, Ruan Yan and Ye Qing spoke. After arriving at the troupe, the two went to the rehearsal hall, and some actors and crew had arrived.
Someone saw Ruan Yan and greeted her, and Hang Fu stepped forward, “This morning is the third act, it seems that there is a scene with you, right?”
“Yes,” Ruan Yan asked, “By the way, do you know where Sister Lu is? I want to talk to her in advance.”
Shu Ting Lu was the heroine of “Time and You”.
Hang Fu looked around for a while, but didn’t see the shadow of the person concerned, “She seems to have not arrived yet, is it impossible? It’s almost nine o’clock…”
She twisted her eyebrows, “Today, the step guide is not here. Brother Cui is leading the rehearsal. What annoys him the most is when someone is late.”
Hang Fu’s mouth seemed to have been opened. Just after nine o’clock, Cui Zimo walked into the rehearsal hall with a solemn expression, and made a call as he walked, “I don’t want to hear any reason. You haven’t arrived in five minutes, so consider yourself done for.”
The man walked to the stage and glanced at the people standing there, his voice was cold, “What are you doing in a daze? You plan to sit in the audience, right?”
Everyone was so scared that they quickly slipped away and got to work.
Cui Zimo’s eyes fell on the audience, Ruan Yan wearing headphones, and then he walked to her.
“Are you all ready?”
Ruan Yan immediately got up when she heard this, “En, I’m almost ready.”
His voice was cold and icy, “Wait, later you plan to come on stage wearing a headset?”
“No… I have memorized the lines.”
At this time, a woman hurriedly ran in from the door. She listened to Cui Zimo, adjusted her messy bangs, and stepped forward with her eyelashes, “Sorry Brother Cui…” She woke up late this morning, and happened to get held up in a traffic jam.
Shu Ting Lu was wearing a low-necked black bat-sleeve sweater with a delicate collarbone. She was a skinny beauty. She was responsible for the appearance of the theater and one of the backbone of the troupe.
Normally, she would not make such a mistake. In addition to her sincere attitude, Cui Zimo looked at her coldly and only said, “The last time.
“I will be on stage to rehearse soon. Now I have no spare time to prepare for you in advance. It is impossible for me to wait for you to finish your lines.”
Shu Ting Lu preemptively said, “Director Cui, I can go on stage directly, no problem.”
“What about Ruan Yan?”
“I have no problem.”
Now that she proposes to be right, she will probably be beaten.
Cui Zimo turned around, “Then get ready to take the stage.”
After a while, Ruan Yan stood on the right side of the stage and waited. Here is the rivalry of the male and female protagonists.
The content of the first part of this scene was that the male protagonist sends the female protagonist back home, and it happens to be seen by the female protagonist’s sister who Ruan Yan plays.
When Ruan Yan’s role was approaching, the director’s assistant took her to the door of the house where she was going to stand. This was her initial position.
Ruan Yan listened to the interaction between the male and female lead at the door of the house, breathing deeply, her eyes turned around in the blurry scene, and the palms of her hands were sweating unconsciously.
She hadn’t rehearsed a drama for more than half a year. There was no audience below, and she felt a strong sense of tension rushing over her face, making it hard for her to breathe.
Cui Zimo looked at the book and said, “Continue.”
After the male lead left, Shu Ting Lu rubbed the workbook given by the male lead in her hand, turned around and walked into the house with a shy smile.
Ruan Yan stood behind the door and saw her, “Sister—”
Cui Zimo yelled to stop, “You have to jump out and be a little bit more lively, scaring your sister a bit.”
The other actors on the scene looked at them, focusing more on Ruan Yan.
“Did you say that this little sister can act clearly…”
“She didn’t even act right this morning, so it’s hard to tell.”
“Brother Cui’s face was almost black after watching that scene just now. If I didn’t perform well this time, I guess he will get angry.”
“It’s okay, listen to the show that should be able to drive it.”
Shu Ting Lu retreated to the door and walked in again.
“Xiaoting, you, you scared me!” She looked at Ruan Yan, “Why are you here?”
Ruan Yan took Shu Ting Lu’s hand, “The boy who took you home is gone?”
Cui Zimo shouted a pause again, “At this time, you should first glance at the door curiously, have you forgotten the action!”
Ruan Yan pursed her lips nervously, her voice trembling, “Sorry.”
Cui Zimo: “Do it again.”
“Xiaoting, you scared me…”
“The boy who sent you home is gone?”
“You! Did you see it?”
“Of course, you have said so long at the door, sister, you and him, you and him…”
Ruan Yan suddenly forgot her lines.
Such mistakes were rare in her previous dramas. She had always been the one who memorized the lines best in the crew.
The second half of the sentence was at the tip of her tongue, but Ruan Yan just got into a ball in her head, and she couldn’t remember it…
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Ruan Yan was sweating on her forehead in the rehearsal hall where the temperature was only ten degrees Celsius.
Seeing her stuck like this, Cui Zimo’s face completely sank, and he took the script and walked to Ruan Yan, “This is what you told me you memorized?”
Ruan Yan clenched her palms and turned red, “Sorry Brother Cui…”
She also didn’t know why, but she had memorized the lines well, and she didn’t think she would be so nervous that she would forget it.
“Have you been serious about going back? You don’t even know your lines, you came here to have fun?” Cui Zimo didn’t recognize Ruan Yan at first, so the fire accumulated in the morning he sent Ruan Yan’s way.
Ruan Yan lowered her head so fiercely that she wanted to explain that Cui Zimo’s mouth looked like a mortar.
“Don’t think it’s a small character, I will open one eye and close one eye, relying on the teacher’s recommendation to come in, I myself doubt your ability, if you can’t act…”
Shu Ting Lu raised her eyes and cut off his words.
“I was late this morning. I didn’t communicate well with Ruan Yan in advance. It was my fault. She was just too nervous. Let’s do it again.” Shu Ting Lu said softly.
Cui Zimo glanced at the two of them, suppressed his anger and said, “Do it again.”
Shu Ting Lu patted Ruan Yan on the shoulder, “It’s okay, just treat it as if you are chatting, relax.”
Ruan Yan nodded and took a deep breath. She pinched her fingertips into her palms, and released it after the extreme pain, feeling the tight strings in her brain begin to relax.
She remembered the countless rehearsal scenes in the past and told herself that she should not lose confidence just because of other people’s words.
She is not bad, she was never bad.
She couldn’t be timid, and she should prove herself at this moment.
Ruan Yan had long learned how to quickly adjust her state in a short period of time.
The people in the audience stared at them attentively.
Shu Ting Lu walked into the door, Ruan Yan jumped out from behind the door cleverly, and curled her lips, “Sister–“
After some lines.
“I hate it, you are not allowed to talk nonsense!” Shu Ting Lu turned, her face flushed.
“I’m talking nonsense, why is my sister blushing?”
She raised her chin slightly, tilted her head and looked curiously at Shu Ting Lu, the other party was guilty, turned and walked into the room, she followed, “Sister, what is in your hand? Let me see.”
Shu Ting Lu carried things behind her back. Ruan Yan tried to catch her several times because she couldn’t see clearly. Instead, she hugged Shu Tinglu.
Ruan Yan was stunned. Shu Ting Lu reacted quickly, she did not push Ruan Yan away, but touched her head intimately, “You, you, you know what I am curious about!”
Ruan Yan let go of her hand and made a stubborn slap, “Let me guess, is the boy named Shen Nan?”
“You?! How do you know…”
“A few days ago when you were watering the flowers in the garden and talking to yourself, I heard you mention him, and the name was written in your textbook.”
Shu Ting Lu tried to avoid the topic, Ruan Yan propped her elbows on the sofa and looked sideways at her sitting on the sofa, “I have never seen a boy take you home, and you laughed at the door just now. You have to be very happy.”
“Sister, he shouldn’t be… a secret lover? I found out, right?”
Ruan Yan approached Shu Ting Lu, her lips curled up, and she improvised an expression.
The girl had red lips and white teeth, her eyes were watery, and her eye brows were slightly raised, like a little fox, she was stunned with a frown and a smile, and Shu Ting Lu was stunned for a moment.
The actors in the audience looked at Ruan Yan’s performance and were shocked.
Fuck this is too cute!!
They originally thought that Ruan Yan’s introverted character could not play such a lively role. In addition, when she was scolded by Cui Zimo, the girl had a thin face, and it would be good if she didn’t cry. Who knew that she adjusted herself quickly and played super natural and charming role. The feeling that she was the heroine grabbed everyone’s attention.
“The little sister is in a state.”
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Cui Zimo didn’t call to stop until the two on stage performed this scene.
T/N: As always, thanks for the wait! Double update today!
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