Great. Thank you.
For stage directions, in addition to reading all the he said, she said, entrances, exits, directions to the actors such as"calmly", "whispered", "sobbed", etc, while leaving big gaps for me to eventually insert all the character parts into your file, there are a couple of other things.
First, you read the introduction and closing for each act. See the first posting in this project for the text to use when you do that.
Second, where a line starts with a stage direction action, such as "picking up the book", read the character name that goes with that action - so it might be "John, picking up the book"
Finally, you also read the cast list with "Who-ever-it-is read by ____" for each role. (Use the cast list in the script as well as any other characters you see in the MW - sometimes I have to add lines for other incidental voices.) The character readers are supposed to give me voice credits that will be like this and that will replace what you say, but it is very helpful for me to have this as I start to assemble the play. And if another reader messes up, I can use your reading. (Note, also include "Stage Directions read by (the catalog name you want to use" at the end of the cast list.
Thanks, and welcome.