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Monica Wyche is a New York actor for stage, film, and TV. SAG-AFTRA / AEA
FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL now streaming on Apple TV+
August 12, 2022
The wait is over. Episodes 1-3 are now streaming. Catch me as "Sandra LeBlanc" in episodes 1-5 of this epic series.
Monica attends L.A. premiere of FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL
August 8, 2022
What a night. Finally meeting the rest of the cast was a dream, and celebrating this gorgeous series together was something I'll never forget.
SCAB at Premiere Stages
July 19, 2022
It's been a while since I've done a play, and I'm really looking forward to playing Gilda in Gino Diiorio's two-hander, SCAB, running at Premiere Stages at Kean University.
Directed by John Wooten, SCAB tells the story of Gilda, a middle-aged American woman tasked with training Eduardo, a young Mexican man, how to be a shop foreman when her factory plant moves to Mexico.
FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL Premieres August 12 on Apple +
June 23, 2022
Counting down until August 12th, when FIVE DAYS premieres. Check out the just-released trailer!
Five Days at Memorial wraps in New Orleans
November 20, 2021
Five Days at Memorial has wrapped.
What a treat it was to shoot in New Orleans (and Slidell, and Gretna, and Chalmette.)
Growing up, I visited family in New Orleans often- but those trips stopped after my aunt lost her home in Hurricane Katrina, and she moved to Houston.
More recently, my grandpa George lost his home in Lafitte, LA after 2021's Hurricane Ida.
In both instances, I saw that Louisianans are resilient like nobody else. The support they show for one another, for neighbors in need, is unmatched.
To play a strong, fiercely determined real Louisianan like Sandra LeBlanc was an honor.
That's a Wrap on Toronto!
September 12, 2021
My time shooting in Toronto has come to an end for now, and we will soon be headed to New Orleans to continue shooting Five Days at Memorial.
Recently, Hurricane Ida took its toll on Louisiana; in lieu of traditional wrap gifts, our production made a contribution to aid organizations in the greater New Orleans area.
Monica joins cast of Apple TV's FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL
August 3. 2021
I'm joining John Ridley and Carson Cuse's limited series, FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL, and I am pinching myself. Based on Sheri Fink's book of the same name, the series chronicles the dire events at New Orleans' Memorial Hospital, in the days after Hurricane Katrina. Having family who rode out the storm and lost their home in Katrina, this project means the world to me.
BED Premieres at Fantasia Festival
July 15, 2021
Emily Bennett's made-in-quarantine film is having its International Premiere at the Fantasia Festival, and I'm proud to be part of it, alongside Emily and fellow cast member Emma Myles (OITNB).
All Hail Carrot!
May 5, 2021
Staging this photo made me laugh and laugh today. That is all.
FOR LIFE premieres February 11th
February 10, 2020
The Big Day is finally here! ABC's new prison drama, FOR LIFE, premieres 2/11 at 10pm on ABC. While I'm not in the first episode, you can watch me as "Valerie Linwood" in episode 102, and four more episodes this season.
HOLY NIGHT Premieres at 57th NYFF
October 11, 2019
The interactive film I shot last year had its world premiere at the 57th NYFF this weekend, as part of the festival's new Convergence Series. Yours truly was even on the poster.
Booked Guest Role on CBS' FBI: MOST WANTED
October 1, 2019
Excited to work once again with director John Coles, this time on the new CBS series, FBI: MOST WANTED. Look for me around episode 4 of the new season.
Recurring Role in upcoming ABC series, FOR LIFE
September 10, 2019
Happy to join the cast of the 50 Cent-produced ABC series, FOR LIFE as Valerie Thompson, working alongside the incomparable Boris McGiver.
Gearing up for FringeNYC
September 1, 2018
The new postcards are here! The new postcards are here! We are gearing up for FringeNYC, and getting the word out. Tickets go on sale today, via the link at www.thesalvagecompany.com.
On Location Shooting Indie Horror Feature UNEARTH, with Adrienne Barbeau, Marc Blucas, PJ Marshall, and Allison McAtee
August 8, 2018
I'm outside Erie, Pennsylvania for most of August, working on the indie horror feature, UNEARTH. John Lyons directs, and the team is stellar. I'm pinching myself. https://deadline.com/2018/08/teddi-mellencamp-arroyave-jack-vale-next-level-unearth-film-cast-1202441760/
Monica Books Role on USA Network's THE SINNER
June 7, 2018
I'm looking forward to shooting a great scene today on THE SINNER, opposite Natalie Paul. Season 2 looks exciting!
POEM Reviews are In
May 29, 2018
We got great reviews for POEM! The Charleston City Paper called the show "altogether brilliant," adding, "Wyche is especially compelling." Check out the full review here.
THE LOOMING TOWER is now streaming on Hulu
March 29, 2018
Catch me in Episode 106 of THE LOOMING TOWER, "Boys at War." My shoulder pads and I hope you enjoy it.
Working alongside Freida Pinto in THE PATH
March 2, 2018
I'm proud of my scene in episode 309 of THE PATH (Hulu). I was lucky to work with Freida Pinto, who was a kind and generous scene partner.
Leading Role in HOLY NIGHT film
January 24, 2018
I just worked with director Casey Stein on HOLY NIGHT, a powerful film about opioid addiction in America. I play Nadine, a determined woman doing what's best for her family, in spite of debilitating pain and a life ruined by addiction to pain medication.
Rita Returns for a Sixth Episode of THE PATH
November 17, 2017
It was such fun to return as Rita Laslen for the final episode of Season Two of THE PATH. We froze our tushies off, but the night ended with hugs all around. (And don't let Aaron Paul get hold of your phone!)
The 5th Time's a charm. Back to THE PATH!
September 26, 2017
THE PATH keeps getting better and better. "Rita Laslen" was back for a 5th episode, this time opposite Freida Pinto. The whole cast and crew always makes me feel welcome.
MARS web series with Scott Adsit
September 1, 2017
That's a wrap on MARS, the hilarious web series from Nick Weiss-Richmond and Micah Paisner. Largely improvised and completely hilarious! Working alongside Scott Adsit and Leslie Meisel was a treat.
PRETTY IS to screen at Lincoln Center
May 1, 2017
PRETTY IS (directed by Alan Scott Neal) will screen May 12th at 5pm as part of the Columbia University Film Festival. I play mom to Kristine Frøseth (LET THE RIGHT ONE IN), alongside a wonderful cast including Raoul Trujillo (SAINTS AND STRANGERS), Mark Jeffrey Miller (OUTISDERS), and Taylor Kowalski (HOMELAND) .
Tickets and info available at http://cufilmfest.com/films/pretty-is/.
Hanging with Super Heroes
Shhhh. I got to work on a super-secret (that is, if you live under a rock) Netflix show about some beloved and well-known super heroes. S.J. Clarkson directed the episode, and she was great- strong and creative, kind and funny...just a wonderful model for women in the film and TV industry. My scene involved some intense work from the steadicam operator- he was the hero of the day, for sure. I'm looking forward to seeing the episode (Ep 101) sometime in 2017!
Recurring Role on Hulu's THE PATH
It was a great surprise to book a recurring role on Season 2 of THE PATH. Aaron Paul is as wonderful and kind as you think he is, and made everyone, including newcomers like me, feel welcome. Season 2 of THE PATH premieres January 25th on Hulu. Look for me in episodes 212 and 213. And fingers crossed for Season 3!
Tom Thanks Signs with New Agency
July 20, 2023
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SAG-AFTRA / AEA
For Life Recurring ABC/R. Fine/H. Steinberg, etc.
FBI:Most Wanted Guest Star CBS/John Coles
The Sinner Guest Star USA Network/John Coles
The Looming Tower CoStar Hulu/Michael Slovis
The Defenders Guest Star Netflix/SJ Clarkson
The Path Recurring Hulu/S. Heder, J. Goldberg, M. Weaver
Blindspot Guest Star NBC/Marcos Siega
Law and Order:SVU Guest Star NBC/Jon Herron
Army Wives Guest Star Lifetime/Joanna Kerns
(Blank) My Life Guest Star Webseries/Kyle Wilson
Unleashed by Garo Guest Star Sundance/Robert Palumbo
Shackled. Supporting Luke Spears
Unearth Supporting John Lyons
Pretty Is…(w/Kristine Frøseth) Supporting Alan Scott Neal
The Babysitter Supporting Kleptograph Films/Greg Klepper
Magos Supporting Human Pictures/Juan Castañeda
Bears Discover Fire Supporting Columbia MFA/Ben Leonberg
Vacation Face Supporting Columbia MFA/N. Weiss-Richmond
Time is the Longest Distance Supporting City College MFA/Bryan Powers
Get Better Supporting Paris Mtn Scout/Chris White
New York Theatre
My Old Man Patty Dixon Place/Jess Barbagallo
An Inge Complex-Bad Breath Mary Re:Group Theatre/Allie Mulholland
The Power of Emotion Ensemble Chashama/Katie Brook
For Unto Us Mary Luna Stage/Stephen Kaplan
Future Anxiety (World Premiere) Lillian The Flea Theater/Jim Simpson
Swimming with Tennessee Mother Primary Stages/Jessi D. Hill
Whales and Souls All Characters The Flea Theater/Chris Roe
Frosty/The Fizz Plays Melinda TerraNOVA/Dominic D’Andrea
The Dog(run) Diaries Mother Prospect Theatre/Chris Roe
The House of Blue Leaves Bananas Trustus Theatre/Robin Gottlieb
Bug Agnes Trustus Theatre/Christian Thee
Frozen Nancy Trustus Theatre/Jim Thigpen
A Christmas Story Mother Atlantic Stage/Mindi Penn
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Helena Theatre SC/Ethan McSweeney
Merchant of Venice Portia u/s, Ensemble Milwaukee Rep/Joe Hanreddy
Macbeth Lady Macbeth SC Shakespeare/Linda Khoury
Richard III Lady Anne SC Shakespeare/Linda Khoury
MFA in Acting, University of South Carolina
Scene Study: Jayd McCarty (NYC)
On Camera: Bob Krakower (NYC)
Improv: Ari Voukydis, UCB
Dialects: Standard British, American South, American Midwest
Skills: Downhill skiing, fly fishing, driving (manual), tap dancing, certified teacher, US Passport
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