Sean Patrick Monahan is a New York-based actor, singer, and playwright, who has worked extensively in theater, film, television, commercials, and voiceovers.
In the theater, Sean Patrick has starred off-Broadway in plays such as A Stoop On Orchard Street, Little Town Blues, and Words, Razors, and the Wounded Heart. He also appeared as an invited soloist in the benefit concert Broadway Broadcasts Hope at New World Stages, and in the recent musical workshop of Michael Kimmel and Drew Gasparini’s The Turn of the Screw at Lincoln Center. Sean Patrick has also worked extensively with Charles Busch and Carl Andress, in readings of Busch’s work for Theatreworks USA, at the Drama Bookshop, and at Manhattan Theater Club, and in the annual staged reading of Times Square Angel at Theater for the New City. In 2010, Sean Patrick played the title role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street with Kids Performing Who Kare, as part of a benefit production for the Caner Center for Kids at Winthrop University Hospital. As a screen actor, Sean Patrick has appeared on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Saturday Night Live, as well as having starred in the short film Salvation, and the short film Intellectual Property, of which he was also the screenwriter. In 2009, Sean Patrick won an award for filmmaking in the Oceanside Film Festival. Behind the scenes, Sean Patrick assisted Director George Demas on the critically acclaimed off-Broadway production of Marc Palmieri’s Levittown at Theatre at St. Clements’, and has also written many plays of his own, several of which have recently been produced in New York.
His play High Upon the Gallows Tree competed alongside thirty-three other entries in Manhattan Repertory Theater’s Spring One-Act Competition in 2012 and won first prize. Other plays include Thank You, Fifteen and The Front Porch Play, and The Verse Play, all of which premiered in the White Box Studio Theater at Fordham College at Lincoln Center. His new play Though Soft You Tread Above Me was presented by Less Than Rent Theatre as a staged reading at The Gene Frankel Theater in October 2012.
He is currently enrolled in Fordham University’s Theatre Program, where he is pursuing a double-major in Performance and Playwriting. He is also a company member of Less Than Rent Theatre.