David Boles

Librettist Playwright Lyricist Dramatist

David Boles collaborated with Marshall Jamison on a William Jennings Bryan biography for the Nebraska Educational Television Network. 

He was literary advisor for Arena Stage, Helen Merrill, and Marty Richards and Sam Crothers at The Producer Circle.

David was librettist Peter Stone's associate on the Broadway production of "The Will Rogers Follies" and he was also delighted to work with Playwrights Arthur Kopit and Mac Wellman.

For his Tolstoy musical produced by the Oscar Hammerstein II Center for Theatre Studies, David wrote book and lyrics with musical composition by Al Carmines.

David was also a librettist for the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

For more than two decades, David Boles has taught Playwriting, Literary Criticism, Acting, Movement, Stage Direction, World Plays, European Theories of Drama, and The Craft of Dramatic Adaptation at Rutgers University, Fordham University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, City University of New York, and The College of New Rochelle.

David also provided theatrical seminars on cultural, and linguistic, interpretation for Columbia University and New York University.

He is the host of the Human Meme podcast -- with over 300 episodes -- where questions of the Human Condition are addressed each week.

David, author of 54 books, is also the owner of David Boles Books Writing & Publishing focusing on Sociology, World Culture, Technology, American Sign Language, and the Arts.

Some of David Boles’ greatest works have anonymously been that of the ghostly grave -- as a well-oiled Script Doctor! -- for the live stage, the dead theatre, the empty space, the movies, syndicated radio dramas, and network television.