Written and Performed by Jose Sonera
A workshop performance
February 27, 2017
A new play about the extraordinary and troubled life of late comedian Freddie Prinze Sr. - one of the first Latino pioneers to pave the way for future Hispanic entertainers including John Leguizamo & George Lopez.
The time is October 1976. The place is the IMPROV comedy club in New York City. Freddie Prinze, Sr. is giving one of his last performances, just a few months before his death. Moving back and forth between the stage and the dressing room of the IMPROV, Sonera interlaces Prinze's best comedy sets with original monologues that illuminate the life of the late comedian.
JOSE SONERA (Playwright/Performer)is an actor & writer born and raised in the hell’s kitchen area of NYC. He is a theatre alumni from LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts, Lehman College (B.A.) and Brooklyn College (M.F.A.). He has appeared on NBC’s Law & Order, SiTV’s Unacceptable Behavior and has toured with the National Theatre of the Performing Arts in Don Quixote de la Mancha and Dandelion’s Much Ado About Nothing. It has been his lifelong goal to finally tell the story of this forgotten iconic legend responsible for paving the way for so many Latinos in Hollywood. For more information please go to - prinze.weebly.com.