House Seats: Prinze The One Man Show

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | SHARE

A theatrical tribute to 1970s comedian Freddie Prinze

 

Premieres Wednesday, May 1 at 10 p.m. on the ALL ARTS broadcast channel, streaming app, and allarts.org

 

Synopsis:
In House Seats: Prinze The One Man Show, actor Jose Sonera depicts the life of comedian Freddie Prinze, the 1970s comedian who quickly rose to fame and whose life ended all too soon. ALL ARTS captured Sonera’s 1.5 hour performance at the Kraine Theater and is airing the show in its entirety on broadcast, streaming services and at allarts.org.

About House Seats:
With performances, exclusive back-stage access and in-depth artist interviews, House Seats is your ticket to the very best of all things theater. Episodes include a star-studded performance of “Antigone in Ferguson,” a powerful fusion of Sophocles’ tragedy, live music and community discussion; and “Prinze,” a one-man show about the life of the late actor and comedian Freddie Prinze.

About Jose Sonera
Jose Sonera 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. Recently, he has written and performed in “Prinze,” showcasing the life of his comedic idol, the late Freddie Prinze Sr. It has been his lifelong goal to tell the story of this forgotten iconic legend responsible for paving the way for so many Latinos in Hollywood.

Trailer: 

Series Page: https://allarts.wliw.org/programs/house-seats/

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