Theater for the New City, Dream Up Festival


By Susan “Dr. Sue” Horowitz, Ph.D
Directed by Susan “Dr. Sue” Horowitz, Ph.D
September 15 – September 15
Sunday, 5PM

Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director, Presents:



Susan “Dr. Sue” Horowitz, Ph.D. Musical Writer/Performer is the creator of  “SssWitch” – an original, family-friendly musical and award-winning Author of Books (Queens of ComedyRead with Me Children’s Book of the Month  Club), Plays (National 1st Prize), Screenplays (Cine Golden Eagle), Songs (Women of Substance (WOS)  Radio, CD For Heroes & Lovers Musicals (Club Of Dreams); Poetry Book  (I Am Loved Commissioned by Helzberg Diamonds), and Media Personality (NBC TV  Women in Sitcoms, Lifetime TV Project Runway)

Education: Ph.D. Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center, Yale School of Drama, University of Chicago, Adjunct Professor BMCC/CUNY.

Original Musicals & Plays: “SssWitch” (Creator: Musical & Play); “Club of Dreams” (Creator/Producer: Musical) ; “Reel Romance” (Playwright/Producer/Performer) New York New Works Theatre Festival 2017 www.ReelRomance, “Mona” (Playwright/Producer/Performer) Manhattan Repertory Theatre; “Angelface” (Playwright: 1st Prize Hunter Playwrights), “The Golden Heart” “Judy Maccabee” (Playwright: 1st & 2nd Prizes National Contests for Plays for Young Audiences), “Doctor Dick” (Playwright/Producer/Performer: One Woman Musical Show) “Poe-tic Justice: A Naughty Thriller” (Playwright:  published on-line by ; Published Scenes/Monologues: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books; Screenplays: “Planet of the Ticklebops” (Cine Golden Eagle Award), “Leroy & Lebowitz” (Finalist Blue Cat Screenplay Contest), Books: “Queens of Comedy” (interviews with Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller, and more), “Read with Me” Children’s Book of the Month Club, “I Am Loved” (Poetry Book). “Dagon the Dragon” (Writer/Performer/Producer: Story Theatre-Song/Game) Early Childhood Center: BMCC/CUNYSinger/Songwriter: Radio: WOS (Women of Substance) CD: “For Heroes and Lovers” Singing Finalist: Lincoln Center David Rubinstein Atrium, Make Music New York, Voice of the Sea. Licensing/Trademarks: Teddly® Teddly & Buddyfly® My Teddyfriend®. Media Personality: Good Day New York, E! Entertainment, BBC (International Pick of the Week), NBC, MTV, WBAB-WLIB, JCT Multimedia, etc. Staff Positions: Adjunct Associate Professor: Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY, Writer/Editor: Anti-Defamation League, Home Box Office, Parks Department, New York, NY Education: Ph.D./M.A. Theatre Graduate Center/Hunter College City University of New York; Graduate Studies Yale School of Drama; B.A. University of Chicago Training: BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, Summersongs Songwriting Camp, SAMW Music Camp, Ashokan Music & Dance Camps,  Songwriters Hall of Fame, Second City Improvisation Workshop, Private Studies: Songwriting, Voice.  Memberships: Dramatists Guild, Theater Resources Unlimited, Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, International Centre for Women Playwrights, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts,, Musical Theatre Factory, NYC

Stephen Cornine Music Director/Arranger/Vocal Coach for the original musical “SssWitch.”  His other talents include acting, singing, composing, and writing his own plays and lyrics.  Stephen’s combined college major was music, writing, and biochemistry. When he was called back for the lead in a local production of “HMS Pinafore”, he discovered his true passion for the stage and began his life-long commitment to a career in musical theatre.  He has acted as music director and vocal coach for many cabaret acts and theatre shows and, where he sometimes appears as an actor-singer. Stephen continues to live and work on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and is actively involved in all aspects of musical theatre.