Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists and Authors
The author wrote his first plays as brief sketches for radio in his high school broadcasting club. He recalls warmly rehearsing the first of these – a take-off on the 50s adult TV westerns – when the tickertape at the local radio station spit out the news that the Russians had successfully launched Sputnik, the first orbiting satellite.
Mr. Abbott has been an actor/stage manager, a teacher, an entrepreneur, a technical editor, and a teacher again. He is now retired from all of that and lives in genteel poverty on the coast of Maine.