Frank Lazarus (19*-). Actor.
He trained at the University of Cape Town in the early 1960s. (?)
He teamed up with Maggie Soboil as a revue partnership. Frank wrote the material and they performed successfully in Australia and on British TV. He finally settled in London.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He has appeared on stage in Uncle Vanya (Little Theatre 1963), Waiting for Godot (in a University of Cape Town Department of Speech and Drama production, 1965), Andorra (Little Theatre 1965), The Beggar's Opera which opened in Cape Town in 1965, The Mask and the Face (PACT 1967), The Imaginary Invalid (PACT 1967).
He did the vocal arrangements for Joan Brickhill and Louis Burke’s The Minstrel Scandals for ACT, which opened at the Alhambra Theatre in Cape Town before playing at the Empire Theatre in 1966. Boris Cohen was the musical director, and other performers included Lynton Burns, Olive King, Michael Fisher, Stephanie Shiller, Beryl Ellis, Jeanette James, Ronnie Grainge and Charles Stodel with Joan Brickhill playing the lead girl.
Various entries in the NELM catalogue.
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