By Pat McAndrew, Editor-in-Chief, All About Solo
Jose Sonera talked with All About Solo about the success of his one man show, “PRINZE,” at the Closing Gala of the 9th Annual United Solo Theatre Festival. Sonera was the recipient of the inaugural 2018 All About Solo Critics’ Award.
Jose Sonera is an actor and 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.” All About Solo caught up with Sonera to talk about his successful one‑man show, “PRINZE.” His solo play is based on the life of late comedic idol Freddie Prinze, Sr. It has been Sonera’s lifelong goal to finally tell the story of this forgotten iconic legend responsible for paving the way for so many Latinos in Hollywood. “PRINZE” will be featured in the upcoming ALL ARTS broadcast.
Video and Editing: Carmen Emmi
Author: Pat McAndrew, Editor-in-Chief, All About Solo
Pat McAndrew is a NYC-based actor, writer, and consultant. As an actor, he has performed Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, and in various locations throughout New York City, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. His one-man show, REEL, was performed in the 2017 United Solo Theatre Festival and featured in the new documentary, Electronic Crack. Using his background as an actor as his foundation, Pat consults with individuals and organizations on how to communicate effectively and build deep, meaningful relationships in the digital age. He is the Founder of The Low Tech Trek, an organization devoted to discovering a better balance between human interaction and how we use technology. He is a member of Village Playback Theatre, Endless River Arts, and Svaha Theatre Collective. Pat holds an MA in Theatre from Villanova University. Check out patmcandrew.com for more information.