We had a rehearsed reading of Michael’s play ‘A handful of Mustard Seed’ this Friday last; 13th September 2019. It was organised by Katherine Kotz at the prestigious Park Theatre in Finsbury Park, London. It was a huge success, attended by the public and many industry people and Michael would of loved it!
We had an incredibly talented cast; Sophie Thompson as Shelley, Debbie Chazen as Linda, Toby Murray as Toby and Mark Fleischmann as Ben.
Here are some photos of the performance:
It was directed and produced by Katherine Kotz with co-directing duties performed by Sam Phillips
Here are some tweets from the day:
Floored today by the late #MichaelRoss A HANDFUL OF MUSTARD SEEDS at @ParkTheatre – roared with laughter and wept by the end. Great cast one and all, lead by a brilliant Sophie Thompson, directed by @katherinekotz & @samphillips1984. Hope this funny, moving play gets a real run.
Really enjoyed it, Katherine, beautifully acted and directed and great writing. Incredible how much you all managed to find in Michael’s text in such a short rehearsal time. I’m sure he would have been very proud of you all.
@ParkTheatre please keep doing rehearsed readings.
Full house, brilliant celebration of Michael’s work @ParkTheatre Congrats to @katherinekotz @samphillips1984 & Michael’s lovely family for putting this on. The cast brought every word to life.
And lastly some candid backstage photos:
A huge thanks for Jez and Rachel at the Park Theatre for hosting it and for Nick Quinn at The Agency for publicising it!
Photos by Dean Shaw and Tom Ross