R.C. Staab is a New York-based playwright, librettist and lyricist whose musicals and plays have been produced in New York, San Francisco and England. ONE WAY TICKET: A Musical Murder Mystery, written with Daniel Sturman, will have its premier Spring 2014 in England, having been part of the developmental Notes From The Page, Emerging Artists Series in 2013. With Kelsey Mathes, he wrote SIGNAL MALFUNCTION, a contemporary farce, which was featured at the 2013 at the Midtown International Theatre Festival in New York. He is also hard at work with composer Dave Ogrin on the new musical, HOW THE WESTONS WON.
With Daniel Sturman, Staab wrote the musical, ZOMBIE WEDDING, which sold out the Gorleston Pavillion in October 2012. In New York, ZOMBIE WEDDING was one of the Top Picks of the 2011 New York International Fringe Festival. In 2009, he collaborated with 42nd Street Moon for the new musical SHADOWS OF POMPEII with music by Tony nominated composer Keith Herrmann. Also in 2009, he collaborated with American Musical Theatre of San Jose on the musical, FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH. Prior shows includes RM3, with songs by Ben Folds and the full-length comedy, A UNION OF SAN FRANCISCANS. He is a member of Theatre Resources Unlimited and TDF. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, Valari, and his dogs, Zach and Cotton.