L.A. Abbott

Lawrence Abbott is a writer/producer originally from New Jersey. After studying film at Howard University, he completed the sketch program at Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater in New York City. While there he created ‘The Damned Truth’, a podcast/sketch video platform, where he wrote/directed live shows in the NYC Sketch Festival, Bad Theater Fest, UCB theaters, PIT theater and Magnet theater. After moving to Los Angeles Lawrence hosted ‘The Damned Truth:Live, a live comedy variety show at the Inner Sanctum in addition to writing for UCB ‘sketch cram’ and performing stand up at ‘Cool Thanks’. He went on to produce a bunch of silly live video content for Buzzfeed like ‘Zombie Talk show’, ‘Don’t Wake Grandpa’,‘Ask a stoner’ and ‘Honestly Speaking’. Lawrence now writes/directs sketches for video sketch team ‘Nightpantz’, writing/producing a comedy web series ‘In Passing’, writes for live sketch team ‘Color Collective’ and writes for live late night comedy news show ‘The Night Cap w/ Stacy Rumaker’.