Category Archives: Scott Ward Abernethy

PATP: The Virgin and the Veteran


This weekend’s cast features two recent PATP, UW graduates – Scott Ward Abernethy (virgin actor) and Marianna de Fazio (veteran actor). We saw Scott as Francis – a patient recovering from serious war time trauma, mumbling “Lights Out”, in Zoe Fitzgerald’s Good Night. Tonight, he’s cast opposite Danielle Daggerty in the evening’s only two hander – Courtney Meaker’s Shorty Says Goodbye. Marianna played the half “feeble”, half scheming sister in Erin Stewart’s Mr. and Mrs. Hargrove on Friday, surprising and awing the audience […]

Early Impressions from Show #5 and #6


Jennifer Jasper has a beautiful, sweet touching piece in Etymology last night. Today she has written a play called No Apologies, being directed by Hana Lass, featuring Marianna de Fazio, Marty Mukhalian and Cody Smith. In my three minutes of eavesdropping, it sounded like a play about a couple (played by Cody and Marty) struggling to raise their daughter (Marianna) with a value system they believe in. Given the theme of ‘over indulgence’, something tells me the value system might be […]

Fourth time’s a charm


One of the difficulties with trying to keep track of seven different groups rehearsing is the timing. They are all running on their own schedules and scattered throughout the building. I tried to catch a rehearsal of Zoe Fitzgerald’s “Good Night” three different times, and every time they were on a break. I finally caught it when they ran through tech, and holy smokes… This is a wonderful thing. Charles Smith directs Allison Strickland, Danielle Daggerty, Scott Ward Abernethy, Sam […]