Frank Ass

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{Frank Ass} is a rock musical about Francis of Assisi by Dave Erasmus and John Mallord.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

September 12 - 16, 1977 (year ?): Presented by the University of Port Elizabeth Catholic Society (Theatrum) at the Port Elizabeth Opera House. Directed by Themi Venturas with Johnathan Cullen as Musical Director.

Starring Dave Erasmus (Narrator), Andy Knapp (Frank), Peter Pienaar (Bernadone), Trudie Rees (Clare), Len Miskin (Rebop), Themi Venturas (Bishop).

The Female Chorus consisted of Leslie Swanepoel, Jane Venter, Christelle du Preez, Glenda Lawlor, Annemarie Visser, Dee de Villiers-Minnaar, Anita Meyburgh, Diane Willis, Charle Blom, Jeanette Metz, Annekie van Wyk.

The Male Chorus consisted of Jean Strydom, Ouintus van der Merwe, Leon Garish, and Adriaan van der Walt.


Original production programme.

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